Faith in Art roadshow ends

by PETER GRACE AUCKLAND — The Faith in Art roadshow for the jubilee of the Catholic Enquiry Centre completed its national journey in Auckland on...

Documentary drives to extremes

by NEVIL GIBSON Brazilian racing car driver Ayrton Senna sought perfection in challenging the world’s best Formula 1 circuits — and publicly linked his success...

Church benefactors’ graves in a sad state

by MICHAEL OTTO AUCKLAND — The graves of the Outhwaite family — who were generous benefactors of the Catholic Church in Auckland, and of Mother...

NZ lawyer calls for Vatican III

AUCKLAND New Zealand's first woman ombudsman has said the Church probably needs to have another Vatican II-type council to look afresh at the many...

Bishop objects to anti-Catholic insert

AUCKLAND Thousands of words attacking the papacy and Catholicism appeared in an Auckland community newspaper in late May.  The North Shore Times, owned by...

Messages of support invited for Christchurch

NZ Catholic invites readers to publish a message of support in the paper for friends and family in Christchurch, or general messages of support,...

Japanese dad sends message to NZ people

CHRISTCHURCH Among the international helpers who came to Christchurch after February 22 were members of the Association of Medical Doctors in Asia. According...

Youth team cook up a feed for Chch people

CHRISTCHURCH The Catholic youth ministry team in Christchurch has cooked and given out thousands of sausages free in hard hit areas of the city....

Poverty in an affluent society a statement from the New Zealand...

Being in communion with Jesus Christ draws us into his being for all; it makes it our own way of beingThe love of God...

Christchurch Catholic cathedral dome to be taken down

CHRISTCHURCH The main dome of the severely damaged Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Christchurch is to be removed over several months to reduce...

All Christchurch parishes closed until engineers inspect them

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (CNS) No Catholic church or school in Christchurch will be used until engineers have declared it safe. Christchurch Bishop Barry...

Christchurch schools and churches off limits pending inspection

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand No Catholic church or school in Christchurch will be able to be used until consulting engineers have declared it safe. ...

Christchurch Catholic Cathedral partially destroyed in earthquake

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand Christchurch's devastating earthquake on February 22, which has seen dozens of people killed, has also partially destroyed the Catholic Cathedral of...