Diocesan News



Public lecture on Amoris Laetitia
16-11-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

Public lecture on Amoris Laetitia is published on 2017-11-16T16:44:09+13:00 and last modified: 2017-11-16T16:44:09+13:00 by Lyndsay Freer


Diocesan Justice & Peace Commission statement on Manus Island detention camp
15-11-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

 15 November 2017                                                                                                                                 Be compassionate, don’t be afraid our plea to the Australian government  The Catholic Diocese of Auckland Justice and Peace Commission calls on the Australian government to accept New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s 1st November offer to take into New Zealand 150 refugees from the Manus Island detention camp. The […]


Less than a month to go until Global Christian Music Sensation Matt Maher comes to Auckland
08-11-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

  Victory Convention Centre, Freemans Bay, Auckland Sunday, 3 December 2017  There is only a matter of a few weeks left to get your tickets to see internationally acclaimed Canadian Christian singer and song writer, Matt Maher perform at Auckland’s Victory Convention  this December. Matt will be joined by support acts, New Zealand performers, Grace […]


Ministry for Child Poverty Reduction could be Game Changer
27-10-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

    A statement from the Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Diocese of Auckland 26 October 2017 Caring for Families  The Auckland Catholic Diocese Commission for Justice and Peace is encouraged by the establishment of the Ministry for Child Poverty Reduction headed by the Prime Minister as one of the Coalition Government’s initiatives. […]


A statement from New Zealand bishops welcoming Pope Francis’ edict on translations of liturgical texts
26-10-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

26 October 2017 During our recent meeting in Wellington, we discussed Magnum Principium (the great principle), Pope Francis’ September 2017 edict concerning the translations of liturgical texts. The Holy Father has shifted the responsibility of liturgical translations from a Vatican department back to national Conferences of Bishops. Thus he has reaffirmed the teaching of the […]

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