Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Action’

Marriage equality MP’s on “road to hell” says Catholic Action

Friday, May 24th, 2013

A radical group, Catholic Action, is angering some gay-friendly New Zealand MP’s and the NZ Catholic Bishops, the latter seemingly powerless to do anything about the extreme fringe group. Banned by the bishops from using the word Catholic in their name, Catholic Action raised the ire of MP’s after sending an email telling them they were Read more

NZ Bishops tell Catholic Action to stop using the word “Catholic”

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference have written to the group calling themselves Catholic Action and instructed them to cease using the word Catholic in their name immediately. The bishops do not consider the language used by the group in its communications, and actions the group has taken, to be consistent with the way in Read more

Pope wants to see laity co-responsible for the Church

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Pope Benedict has called for lay people to be seen as truly co-responsible for “the being and acting” of the Church, not just as collaborators with the clergy. “Co-responsibility,” he said, “requires a change in mentality, particularly with regard to the role of the laity in the Church.” “It is important, therefore,” he added, “that Read more