Posts Tagged ‘Assembly’

National priests’ assembly returns to South

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Christchurch is to be the venue for the fourth national assembly of diocesan priests later this year. These assemblies, an initiative of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, happen every five years. The three previous national assemblies were in Blenheim (twice) and in Rotorua. Continue reading Related Posts:Synodality and papal primacyWomen priests, married priests still Read more

Women religious warned against entitlement mindset

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Catholic women religious leaders have been warned against an “entitlement creep” that numbs them from confronting poverty and environmental destruction. St Joseph Sister, Sr Carol Zinn, issued the warning at the triennial assembly of the International Union of Superiors General in Rome The US sister said religious life has widely been a “first-world lifestyle” marked Read more