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800 farewell much-loved Dean

Eight hundred mourners, including bishops and clergy from all over the province, farewell Dean Lynda Patterson.
• Bishop Victoria: When did you last see Lynda?  
• Dean Lynda restored to cathedral's heart
• Lynda 'all-time great' at Oxford University

The Kingdom of Heaven is...

Sunday's preacher tries to unpack the parables that point to the Kingdom of Heaven.

Cathedral bells blessed anew

The bells of ChristChurch Cathedral have been repaired in England and blessed anew in the Transitional Cathedral. 

Tongans celebrate NZ 'homecoming'

Three tikanga celebrate the 40th anniversary of a 'homecoming' for Tongan Anglicans in Grey Lynn.

Dutch chaplain calls for prayers

Netherlands churchman asks for prayers following the Malaysian Airlines crash over Ukraine. 

Catholics sticking with dialogue

Roman Catholics are still committed to dialogue despite the CofE decision to ordain women bishops.
• Archbishop Welby's letter to ecumenical partners 

Waikato gets alongside Pasifika

Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley joins senior girls from Waikato Dio in their annual mission trip to Polynesia.

CMS head says church is stuck

The head of CMS in New Zealand tells the Anglicans Ablaze conference that the church is too stuck in its structures.