Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand Catholi Bishops’ Conference’

NZ and Australian bishops to cooperate new lectionary

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference will work with Australian bishops – and any other conference that wants to contribute – on a new translation of the lectionary used in Mass. The Australian bishops are also planning to base their updated translation on the Revised New Jerusalem Bible (RNJB). Bishop Stephen Lowe says New Zealand’s Read more

New Zealand Catholic bishops endorse Pope’s same-sex civil unions stance

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference has come out in support of Pope Francis, who has widely quoted recently as supporting same-sex civil unions. Civil unions for same-sex couples have been available in Aotearoa New Zealand since 26 April 2005. Bishop Patrick Dunn, Bishop of Auckland and President of the NZ Catholic Bishops’ Conference has Read more