Posts Tagged ‘cross removal’

Auckland’s Mount Roskill loses its Easter cross for good

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

An “iconic” cross has been removed from Auckland’s Mount Roskill/Puket─üpapa after lighting up every Easter for nearly 60 years. The borough’s former mayor David Hay has slammed the decision, saying the structure was part of the area’s local identity. “It is disappointing that our elected representatives have voted to stop what has been part of Read more

Catholic charity expresses concern over cross removal in China

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

The Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need expressed concern over the reported increase of incidents of persecution of Christians in China. The concern follows┬áreports that Chinese officials ordered the removal of a cross from a church in Zhejiang province last week. “This incident fits into a pattern of government aggression … involving the Read more