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“He was most gracious – I will miss him"

The Bishop of Christchurch has today paid tribute to another bishop charged with leading their diocese in the wake of natural disasters

Melanesia elects new archbishop

Bishop of Temotu, the Rt Rev George Takeli has been announced as the next Archbishop of Melanesia.

On trial with the Holy Spirit

Jesus faces Satan's temptations in the wilderness this Sunday, but not without the power of the Holy Spirit.

Growing confidence in us…

Despite media preoccupation with the PM's no-show at Waitangi, Archbishop Philip Richardson senses something deeper stirring at the Treaty grounds.

'Dance on to heaven, Joe'

Archbishop Winston Halapua pays tribute to a fine and much-loved priest who died in Auckland on Monday.

Nine bishops say no to euthanasia

Doctor-assisted dying will open the gateway to "foreseen and unforeseen consequences," say nine Anglican bishops - and they have urged Parliament not to legalise euthanasia.
• The bishops' submission, in full 
• The InterChurch Bioethics Council submission
• Bishop Jim White's alternate view

Anglicans to review women's rights at UN

Canon Mere Wallace will raise the voice of indigenous Anglican women at the UN in New York next month.

Called as fishers by the Word

Isaiah and the fishermen hear the Lord's call this Sunday: speak the Word that you may haul in God's catch of hearts and souls.

'Walk? Or stay? We chose to stay'

"The listening was intense. Exhausting. Hour after hour, day after long day." Archbishop Philip Richardson reflects on last week's pivotal Primates' meeting in Canterbury.