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Religions unite to end poverty

The world's major religions join the World Bank in calling for action to end extreme poverty by 2030.

This is NOT a ghost story

The preacher this Sunday observes the subtle aims of one of Luke’s resurrection stories and casts a reflective eye over the supporting readings.

Jesus moved the stone of death

In his easter sermon, the Archbishop of Canterbury says the resurrection of Jesus "changes our view of the universe."

The world 'must stand with Kenya'

Kenya's Archbishop calls on the international community to stand with his country as it mourns the brutal killing of at least 147 students.
• Pledge to crack down on Boko Haram 

Joseph – on Good Friday

A poem for Good Friday focuses on a father's love for his son.

Slavery growing: Archbishop Moxon

More people are enslaving adults and children for profit, Archbishop David Moxon tells a forum on sexual violence and trafficking.

Waterproof Bible marks WWI anniversary

The NZ Bible Society has published a waterproof New Testament to commemorate WWI 100 years on. 

Pam's fury unleashed on Vanuatu

Fe'i Tevi - who is a member of our General Synod Standing Committee - tells how it was to live through Cyclone Pam when it hit Vanuatu. And what he thinks needs to happen now.
• Archbishop Makgoba appeals for prayers and aid  

Shapes of things come

Holy Trinity Cathedral's new Selwyn Chapel began to take shape today, as its avant garde roof was craned into place.