Posts Tagged ‘Gerard Burns’

Cardinal Dew is at a meeting in Rome this week Comments 0

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Cardinal John Dew left for Rome on Thursday. On Sunday (Rome time) he will be installed as the titular parish priest of Sant’ Ippolito. All cardinals are made nominal parish priest of a Roman parish. Next week he will be at the Plenary Assembly of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples. Msgr Gerard Burns Read more

Pope appoints Msgr Burns to Caritas Internationalis Comments 0

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Monsignor Gerard Burns

The Holy Father has nominated as Members of the Executive Board of Caritas Internationalis: Msgr Gerard Patrick Burns, President of Caritas Oceania, Lucas Van Looy, Bishop of Gent and President of Caritas Europe; Youssef Antoine Soueif, Archbishop of Cipro and President of Caritas Cipro. Msgr Burns is the vicar general of the Archdiocese of Wellington. Source Read more

Wellington priest makes private submission to GCSB select committtee Comments 2

Friday, July 5th, 2013

A Wellington priest has made a submission to the Select Committee considering the the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) and Related Legislation Amendment Bill. Monsignor Gerard Burns said his deepest concern about this bill is that it shakes the relationship of trust between the State and the citizens of Aotearoa New Zealand. “Because a healthy society Read more

Caritas Oceania forum Comments 0

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

The annual Caritas Oceania forum, which began in Auckland on 3 October, was attended by representatives from eight different nations. About 25 people attended the week-long event, including representatives from Caritas Internationalis, and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) – Asia. Many of the states represented, such as Tonga and Kiribati, are among the most vulnerable to Read more