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Tip of the iceberg

Wellington Anglicans are being given the opportunity to investigate the ways in which trafficking and exploitation are infiltrating Kiwi life. And to learn how those hidden scourges are best headed off.

New way forward? Report out now

The Archbishops have released the interim report of the Motion 29 Working Group - which is the group charged with finding mechanisms for the church to stay together.
•  The Archbishops' covering letter
•  The Motion 29 Working Group report - in full
•  Katene Eruera unpacks the recommendations
•  Reflections on helping shape the report

Two new bishops for Polynesia

The Archbishops have this morning announced the election of two new bishops for the Diocese of Polynesia.

Jesus' less burdensome way

In this Sunday's gospel, Matthew shows how Jesus' law is not only simpler, but lighter than his contemporaries rule-laden tries at religion. 

Building back better in Maniava

When Cyclone Winston struck Fiji, it wrecked 34 of the 38 homes in the remote hillside community of Maniava. But 14 months on, that community is being transformed.

Euthanasia bill needs to wait

The InterChurch Bioethics Council is asking Parliament to halt deliberations on MP David Seymour’s ‘End-of-Life-Choice’ Bill until after this year’s election.
Rising numbers of elder abuse cases are the tip of the iceberg

Ramadan hosting defies stereotypes

Auckland Cathedral has reached out to the city's Shia Muslim communities to offer hospitality during Ramadan.

Dunedin elects new bishop

He will come from London to be the next Bishop of Dunedin - but Steven Benford is no stranger to the city.
• Video: Archbishop Philip meets Bishop-elect Steven and Lorraine

Bishop Eleanor Sanderson ordained

Wellington Anglicans gathered last evening to celebrate the ordination of the Rt Rev Dr Eleanor Sanderson as Assistant Bishop of Wellington, the first woman bishop for the diocese.
• Pastor Amy Page-Whiting' s sermon


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