Posts Tagged ‘intervention’

Cardinal Dew tells synod of need to befriend families Comments 0

Friday, October 16th, 2015

In his intervention at the synod on the family in Rome, Cardinal John Dew reinforced the message that when families are struggling, they need friends. In an interview with the Catholic News Service, Cardinal Dew said that during his intervention he quoted from a letter issued by the Oceania bishops in 1994. Cardinal Dew said Read more

Archbishop Dew summarises synod on family Comments 1

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Archbishop John Dew says the discussion at and after the synod on the family is ultimately about people’s lives and it is clear that people are hurting. In a summary statement on the synod, Archbishop Dew said “if the Church is to be a mother that consoles, encourages, reaches out, supports it must listen to what Read more

Archbishop Dew says family synod freedom a welcome change Comments 4

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Archbishop John Dew has contrasted the freedom of speech prevailing at the synod on the family with the atmosphere at a past synod. The Archbishop of Wellington told Vatican Radio that what is happening is very different from a synod on the Eucharist nine years ago. “ . . . I talked [then] about the possibility Read more