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  CHRISTIAN WORLD SERVICE LAUNCHES APPEAL FOR IRAQIS

Archbishops’ call to prayer for Iraq

The Archbishops are urging Anglicans in this province to pray this coming Sunday for all those caught up in Iraq's mayhem. 
• CWS launches appeal for Iraqis 

Bishops urge Israel to withdraw

In a joint statement, the Anglican and Catholic bishops in Auckland say Israel should return to its pre-1967 borders in the Holy Land.

Churches agonise over Iraq crisis

Church leaders around the world are agonising over how to respond to the humanitarian catastrophe in northern Iraq.
• UK faith leaders press PM for action
Iraqi Christians find new life in Paris

Who do you think you’re talking to?

If Nicky Hager's information proves reliable, then our leaders been treating us as very stupid people, writes John Bluck. 
• Other blogs  

Church in shock after helicopter fatality

St Paul’s Symonds St in Auckland is in shock after a helicopter crash on a mountain near Wanaka claimed the life of one parishioner and injured four others.
• Read the New Zealand Herald's report 

Dare we answer: 'Who is Jesus?'

Sunday's preacher faces a pivotal question: 'Who do people say that the Son of Man is?'

Turning from fear to prayer – Archbishop

It was standing room only at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Auckland as the Archbishop of Canterbury preached during his 24hr stopover here.
• Archbishop Welby dedicates foundation stone for cathedral chapel 

Melanesian Brothers honoured

The Archbishop of Canterbury attends a dedication ceremony for the Melanesian martyrs.
• Archbishop Welby interviewed on Iraq crisis  
• Archbishop backs future war crimes prosecutions

Mission focus for Taonga magazine

The latest issue of Taonga magazine spotlights mission at home and abroad. Pick up a copy from a church near you this weekend.