Sunday, February 24, 2019

Reviews New Zealand Catholic

This 100-page book packs a powerful punch

 Reviewed by PAT LYTHE. Love's Urgent Longings, this slim (100 pages) book, packs a powerful punch as retired Australian Bishop Geoffrey Robinson, whose book Confronting Power and Sex in the Catholic Church (2007) caused...

Socialite singer spotlighted

Hollywood ’s most honoured actress, Meryl Streep, has more than met her match with France’s Catherine Frot in their latest roles. Probably more by accident than design, both of their latest films are about the same person. Many dozens of  successful French films...

Prayer book useful for leaders and young people

ENGLISH YOUTH PRAYER BOOK, ed. Fr Georg von Lengerke and Dorte Schromges, translated by (Ignatius Press, 2011, supplied by Pleroma Christian Supplies); $34.99. Reviewed by TERESA McNAMARA. As a youth...

Encouraging action on ecological issues

Reviewed by PAT LYTHE Living in the Planet Earth, the latest by Accent Publications, speaks right into one of the major issues of our time and challenges those of us who live and worship...

Fullbrook’s latest is excellent barbecue time listening

by SAMUEL HARRIS Like any good New Zealander I spent a bit of time last month ensuring my barbecue was char-ready for Waitangi Day. What with one thing and another —...

Featured News

New GM for Auckland diocese

Auckland Bishop Patrick Dunn announced that James van Schie is to be the new general manager of Auckland diocese. Bishop Dunn made the announcement just before Christmas.The previous general manager,...