Posts Tagged ‘Justice and Peace’

Weapons expo’ protesters appear in court Comments 0

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Protesters from last week’s defence industry conference in Wellington have appeared in court on charges of obstructing a public place, and disorderly behaviour. Six people appeared before a registrar in the Wellington District Court last Friday morning. Continue reading Related Posts:Former priest faces further sex abuse chargesCardinal George Pell – the time of trial begins122 Read more

Reconsider hiring college hall out for arms auction says old boy priest Comments 3

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
arms auction

A priest who is a former pupil of St Patrick’s College Wellington has asked the college to reconsider hiring out its hall for an arms auction. The auction features high-powered semi-automatic weapons and military memorabilia adorned with Nazi insignia. Monsignor Gerard Burns says while the arms auction – to be held this weekend at the Kilbirnie school’s hall – was Read more

Parish group protests sale of land Comments 0

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Some 50 protesters formed a human chain around a block of land in Trentham, Upper Hutt, which Housing New Zealand wants to sell. The St Joseph’s (Upper Hutt) Justice, Peace and Development group organised the peaceful protest on July 10. The group had led a petition asking the Minister responsible for Housing New Zealand, Bill English, to stop the sale of the Read more

Cyberslums and dark places need Church compassion Comments 0

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Digital cyberslums where cyberbullying, pornography and abuse are running rampant need the Church’s presence, a Vatican conference found. The conference, Wednesday, entitled “Stop threats on the internet” was organised by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. Reports of one out of three young people in Europe being cyberbullied is evidence of a “new form of Read more