Posts Tagged ‘Interfaith Committee’

NZ theologian appointed fellow at International Dialogue Centre Comments 0

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Wellington-based theology lecturer Dr Christopher Longhurst has been appointed a Fellow of the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID). Longhurst, (on left in the photograph above) is a theology lecturer at Te Kupenga — Catholic Theological College. He is also on the New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Interfaith Read more

Christchurch tragedy anniversary -Catholic Interfaith group’s letter Comments 0

Monday, March 16th, 2020

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Interfaith Relations has written a letter for parishes and the wider Aotearoa communities, reflecting on the tragic events in Christchurch a year ago. Read more Related Posts:Christchurch super-parishes sortedNZ theologian appointed fellow at International…No Masses in Wellington this weekendFormer Christchurch Catholic bishop Basil Meeking dies

St Teresa of Calcutta honoured at annual interfaith celebration Comments 0

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

This coming Saturday at our Christ the King church in Owairaka, Auckland representatives from eight of the world’s major faiths will come together for the annual interfaith meeting, hosted by Bishop Patrick Dunn, the Catholic bishop of Auckland. It was begun by a group of friends who are part of an India-New Zealand business association. Read more

Prominent Catholic businessman Wenceslaus Anthony dies Comments 0

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Catholic businessman Wenceslaus Anthony, has died following a brief illness in India on July 23. He had recently received the Papal Medal, Pro Ecclessia Et Pontifice for distinguished service to the Church. Anthony was Chairman of the Divine Retreat Centre of New Zealand. He worked very closely with the late Mother Teresa and was the Read more

Muslims, Christians and Jews reflect on Mercy Comments 1

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

A multifaith celebration of Year of Mercy was held last week in Wellington. It was a joint initiative of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Committee for Interfaith Relations and the Wellington Abrahamic Council of Jews, Christians and Muslims. The first part of the event was a panel presentation by three speakers. JoEllen Dukkor (Jewish), Sister Read more

Leading Rabbi invited by Bishops’ committee to speak in NZ Comments 1

Friday, September 4th, 2015

The NZ Catholic Bishops Committee for Interfaith Relations have invited Rabbi Fred Morgan to visit New Zealand this month. The invitation is to mark the 50th Anniversary of the historical document Nostra Aetate – the Declaration on the Relation of the Catholic Church to Non-Christian Religions published in 1965. He will speak first on 9 Read more