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National Office of Professional Standards

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Diocesan News

Statement from Prior Provincial of the Dominican Fathers of Australia and New Zealand
03-08-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

Following is the statement from Fr Anthony Walsh O.P. Prior Provincial of the Dominican Fathers in Australia and New Zealand following media publicity about child sexual abuse by the late Michael Shirres. “The Dominican Friars, and myself as Provincial, express our deep sorrow and heartfelt apology to those who have suffered, and continue to suffer, […]

Special Concert on Saturday 18 August at Bruce Mason Centre, Takappuna
03-08-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

Special Catholic Concert at Bruce Mason Centre Next Saturday 18 August at 7pm, a concert called “Breakthrough” is being presented at the Bruce Mason Centre, The Promenade, Takapuna, sponsored by the Auckland Catholic Charismatic Renewal in association with the Jesus the Good Shepherd Prayer Group.  Along with special guest, Fr Christ Skinner and other groups, […]

Wellington’s Sacred Heart Cathedral to close doors due to earthquake damage
15-07-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

13 July 2018 Wellington’s Sacred Heart Cathedral in Thorndon closed its doors today, in the interest of safety for parishioners and the public, following a structural engineer’s report confirming it presents a significant risk to occupants in the event of an earthquake. Following a verbal report from structural and civil engineers, Dunning and Thornton, the […]

Catholic bishops lodge submission to Law Commission on proposed abortion legislation changes
29-05-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

CATHOLIC BISHOPS EXPRESS CONCERN AT PROPOSED ABORTION LEGISLATION CHANGES A joint submission by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) to the Law Commission last Friday argues that the State has an essential responsibility to protect and care for all human life, born and unborn, which it would abdicate by making abortion solely a matter […]

Budget takes initial steps to help relieve poverty
19-05-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

The Auckland Catholic Diocese Commission for Justice and Peace believes it is the responsibility of Government to foster the common good and support the poorest & most vulnerable in society rather than just building a more productive and competitive economy to the possible detriment of the wider community. Budget 2018 takes some measures to reset […]

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