Posts Tagged ‘Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta’

Governor General says NZ won’t break Holy See diplomatic ties

Monday, June 19th, 2023

The Governor General will not break diplomatic ties with the Holy See, Government House says. SNAP – a group of clergy sex abuse survivors –  in a recent letter to Dame Cindy Kiro called for the diplomatic ties to be cut. The group says Government House informed them “the Governor-General acts on the advice of Read more

It is not a holy war

Monday, March 21st, 2022

Archbishop of Wellington Cardinal John Dew says Pope Francis is deeply concerned about the invasion being justified as a holy war. In recent weeks, the Russia’s Patriarch Kirill has used religious language to justify his support for Russia’s military aggression. Even Kirill’s own supporters are looking elsewhere, says Dew. “The invasion has created new ecumenical Read more