Posts Tagged ‘Mosque shooting’

Muslim and Catholic schools perform haka and waiata in tribute

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

On the weekend, a Catholic school that lost one its old boys in the Christchurch mosque attack paid tribute by performing a haka and waiata. And on Wednesday At Al-Madinah School in Māngere, Auckland, a haka, prayer and waiata rang out at an assembly to remember those affected by the Christchurch mosque shootings. St Thomas of Read more

Joint Statement by National Church Leaders

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

The National Church Leaders gathered in Wellington today (Tuesday 19th March 2019) to express their profound horror at the terrible violence towards Muslim people in Christchurch mosques last Friday. We are deeply saddened by these tragic events and we strongly condemn these acts of racial hatred and murder. We feel very deeply for our fellow Read more

Bishops’ Interfaith Committee call for renewed outreach

Monday, March 18th, 2019

New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Interfaith Relations 18 March 2019 Dear brothers and sisters in Aotearoa New Zealand, It is with profound sadness that we grieve for the deaths and injury of Muslims in Christchurch through the violence of extremists. We grieve too for the loss of a sense of safety and peace for Read more