Posts Tagged ‘Denomination’

NZ Census – fewer Catholics but the most populous religion Comments 0

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Declining numbers in all the mainstream churches means that Catholicism has emerged as the most populous religion in New Zealand. The 2013 New Zealand census shows that of the total population of 4.2 M, population, 3.9 M stated their religious affiliation. Of those, 1.635 M, (1 in 4), say they had no religious affiliation, up from Read more

2 churches choose their leader from different denomination Comments 0

Friday, July 12th, 2013

For the second time in a week a church has appointed a person from another denomination as its leader. The vicar of St Matthew-in-the-City, Glynn Cardy, is leaving his Anglican church to lead a Presbyterian church in Remuera, Auckland. Last week the Anglican church appointed Digby Wilkinson, the senior pastor at Palmerston North’s Central Baptist Church, to be the  Dean Read more