Posts Tagged ‘Church and society’

Pastor proud of new church that does not look like a church Comments 0

Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Leo Hanssen, senior minister at the Majestic Church, says their recently reopened complex was built with its modern design to stop it from looking like “an old church.” “We didn’t want it to look like a church [and we] didn’t want it to feel like an old church. We wanted it to be a place Read more

Pope ‘seeks to shape’ a church ‘capable of shaping world,’ says priest Comments 0

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Pope Francis “seeks to shape a practical ecclesiology — a church capable of shaping the world,” Father J. Bryan Hehir told an audience at Georgetown University in Washington Nov. 12. Bryan Hehir, a professor of religion and public life at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, delivered an annual lecture sponsored by the Read more

Police ping unlicensed drivers while they are at church Comments 0

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Hundreds of people have been identified by police as not having a drivers’ licence while attending church services in South Auckland. They have been offering the unlicensed drivers free courses instead of giving them tickets. Police say the campaign is necessary in order to reduce offending rates. More than a quarter of all court proceedings Read more