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ABC in Suva next week

This year's Oceania fono – the annual gathering of this region's Primates – begins in Suva on Friday, March 1. And Fiji is preparing to host a distinguished guest at that event.
• Oceania church leaders to discuss social issues

Super cool Jesus story is back

'The Super Cool Story of Jesus' picture book is back for Easter 2018 as the NZ Bible Society readies to send out 100,000 copies to Kiwi kids.

Feb 23: Prayer and fasting for peace

Cardinal John Dew and Archbishop Philip Richardson have urged Catholics and Anglicans to join them in a day of prayer and fasting for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.
• Donate to the CWS South Sudan Appeal

All Saints' launches cyclone plan

For the young people of All Saints Fasi, in Nuku'alofa, Cyclone Gita was a test of lessons they'd learned in May last year. 

Wellington gets ashes to go

Some Wellington commuters observed Ash Wednesday today without setting foot in a church. 

Gita's impact on Tongan Anglicans

A number of Tongan families are sheltering in Anglican church halls in Nuku'alofa. They moved in to escape Cyclone Gita - and they may remain for several days.
• Anglican Missions launches Gita Appeal.
• Christian World Service opens Gita Appeal for Tonga

Getting out of gridlock

Tikanga Youth Synod is meeting in Auckland. They've welcomed their new Commissioner – who had a gift for the gathering...

+HAH welcomed to Ripon

Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley is sworn in as the new Bishop of Ripon, in North Yorkshire - with a little help from her old friends.

Motion 29 report released

The archbishops have released the final report of the Motion 29 Working Group - which is the group charged with finding mechanisms for the church to stay together.
• Click here to read the full text of the report


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