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Anglicans appeal for Gaza hospital

The Diocese of Jerusalem have called for prayer and funding support as injured civilians pour into the CMS-founded hospital in Gaza following last week's border attacks. 

Enabling full access to ministry

Churches across Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia are being asked to recognise and empower the ministry gifts of disabled Anglicans. 

Budget starves community services

Christian social service agencies have welcomed the social spending in this week's 2018 Budget, but will take another hit as no new funding comes to help them lift struggling families out of poverty.

Next up: a Climate Commissioner?

This church could soon have a Climate Commissioner to help drive and co-ordinate the 3 tikanga church's commitment to climate action.

In work, but still poor

Wellington City Missioner the Rev Tric Malcolm and Family Centre Social Policy Research Unit founder the Rev Charles Waldegrave speak out about the struggles of low-paid Kiwi workers in this article from Stuff.

CWS condemns Gaza violence

CWS has issued a call to support Palestinians trapped in the Gaza strip as reports show up to 60 Gaza residents have been killed and thousands more injured under Israeli military fire.
• Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu heartbroken over Gaza attacks
• Will Gaza deaths waken the world to Palestinians' rights?

Call to review 'broken' justice

The Anglican Church will back plans for a complete review of how Aotearoa New Zealand deals with crime and punishment.

Naboth's vineyard

The General Synod today offered an apology to a group of Tauranga iwi for the church's part in the sale of lands which were the birthright of those tribes.
• The Bay of Plenty Times/NZ Herald story
• The one who came home
• Video: Peri Kohu on Gate Pa


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