Posts Tagged ‘Sharron Cole’

Positive Kiwi reaction to Pope’s family exhortation Comments 0

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Four Kiwis who went to last year’s synod on the family have welcomed Pope Francis’s wide-ranging new apostolic exhortation on marriage and the family. In a statement released through the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, Cardinal John Dew, Bishop Charles Drennan, Dr John Kleinsman and Sharon Cole spoke on Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Read more

Family – Bishops must listen to lay people with deep empathy Comments 1

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Sharron Cole, president of Parents Centres New Zealand,  says Synod bishops lacked understanding in a host of areas affecting Catholic people’s lives. Cole was a New Zealand observer at the 2015 Synod on Families. She is calling on the church to listen “with deep empathy” to lay people and to “re-examine its teaching on marriage and Read more

New Zealand and Pacific well represented at Synod Comments 2

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Four New Zealanders will be attending the Synod on Marriage and the Family. NewstalkZB reports that the church describes the selection of 4 New Zealanders as a significant number for a small country, especially one with a small Catholic population. The Archbishop of Wellington, Cardinal John Dew, and Palmerston North’s Bishop Charles Drennan will be Read more