Posts Tagged ‘Neil Vaney’

Catholic Discovery – a new face for the Catholic Enquiry Centre

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Catholic Discovery is a new approach The Catholic Enquiry Centre (CEC) has developed in an attempt to broaden its target audience. They are on the look-out for good stories, so if you have any to let them know. To get an idea of what they are looking for: Click here to view the Catholic Discovery on Read more

New leadership at the Catholic Enquiry Centre

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The bishops have appointed Fr Neil Vaney as part-time Chaplain and Mr Dave Mullin as Acting Director to the Catholic Enquiry Centre. Following the announcement that Fr Allan Jones would end his term and after some reflection it was decided to split the role  A part-time Chaplain, responsible for supporting enquirers spiritually and pastorally and Read more

Same sex issues: Church should show compassion says moral theologian

Friday, September 14th, 2012

A number of ministry and church leaders believe a cautious approach to same-sex marriage is needed so as not to alienate those outside the church. Father Neil Vaney, an Auckland Roman Catholic moral theologian, said the secular media and various people were “pushing” the same sex issue. He said the Church should “show great compassion” Read more

Decision not to do life-prolonging surgery upheld

Friday, May 27th, 2011

A terminally ill seven-year-old boy has died after decision not to do life-prolonging surgery. “It is always tragic to see a young boy die. There are times, however, when drawn out and distressing medical procedures can simply prolong the agony of an inevitable death,” says Father Neil Vaney. “This young lad had an incurable condition. Providing a Read more