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Te Runanga Whaiti objects

Here’s the full text of the Runanga Whaiti statement about the proposed new Child Youth and Family legislation.

Churches voice concern for students

Here is the church leaders' statement which argues for a compassionate response to 11 Indian students facing deportation from New Zealand.

The unholiness of hate

Derek Tovey unpacks the demands of this week's readings on all who hope for holiness: to care for the poor, be fair to workers and love those who hurt or threaten you.  

Way Forward SWG - their January 2017 report

Here’s the report released after the Way Forward Small Working Group’s January meeting.

Way Forward SWG - their first report

Here’s the full text of the report released after the first meeting of the Way Forward Small Working Group:

Love that is stronger than law

Peter Carrell unpacks Paul's vision of true wisdom and Jesus' rule of love that fortifies the law.

My eyes have seen your salvation

In this Sunday’s readings Tom Innes finds Jesus fulfilling prophecy: as the Lord “shall suddenly come to His temple.”

Stepping out of the boat

Here's the full text of the sermon Bishop Richard Ellena preached at Onuku Marae.

Arohanui from Jerusalem

Dr Jenny Te Paa remembers her mentor and supporter Archbishop Brown Turei.

Archbishop of Canterbury sends condolences

Archbishops call for prayer

From the ends of the earth

What the Archbishop saw in Gisborne

Love versus power and might

Cardinal challenges MPs on euthanasia


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