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Next to last words: Monday

Bishop John Bluck begins a daily series of reflections for Holy Week on the last teaching of Jesus to his disciples.

Waterproof Bible marks WWI anniversary

The NZ Bible Society has published a waterproof New Testament to commemorate WWI 100 years on. 

Pam’s fury – our man in Port Vila reports on what it was like, and what is to come

Fe'i Tevi - who is a member of our General Synod Standing Committee - tells how it was to live through Cyclone Pam when it hit Vanuatu. And what he thinks needs to happen now.
• Archbishop Makgoba appeals for prayers and aid  

Jesus rides towards his destiny

The preacher this Sunday notes that there is nothing politically innocent about the palm procession into Jerusalem.

Shapes of things come

Holy Trinity Cathedral's new Selwyn Chapel began to take shape today, as its avant garde roof was craned into place.

Christchurch cathedral deadlock broken?

Bishop Victoria Matthews is commending a scheme by Sir Miles Warren as a possible way to break the deadlock over the city's ravaged cathedral.

Churches press for more aid to Syria

Church leaders are calling for an more humanitarian aid to Syria from the New Zealand Government. 
• Anglican Alliance calls for prayer and support 

ABC hosts inter-faith reception

The Archbishop of Canterbury reflects on reconciliation at a reception for inter-religious and community leaders at Lambeth Palace.
• Mainstream religion 'not exciting enough' 

Anglican women updated on slavery

Archbishop David Moxon gives the Anglican women's delegation to the UN an insight into modern slavery and human trafficking.
• Delegation pushing for gender equality