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Auckland appoints new dean

Bishop Ross Bay has announced that the Rev Anne Mills is to become the next Dean of Auckland.

Are Kiwis losing their birthright?

Catholic Cardinal John Dew and Archbishop Philip Richardson have today suggested Kiwis now risk losing their once-achievable dream of owning their own homes.
• The church leaders’ full statement 
• Forever home - the Herald story
Research makes the case for affordable housing
• New research from The Housing Foundation

CPT speaks out on cathedral

The 2011 earthquake wrecked hundreds of Christchurch buildings. Many have since been demolished. None have attracted the spotlight the way ChristChurch cathedral has. 
• Cathedral restoration shortfall sits at 56 million 

Ellie Sanderson elected bishop

The Rev Canon Dr Eleanor Sanderson will become assistant bishop for the Diocese of Wellington. Ellie says her job will be “enlivening the vision to which we’ve already committed.” 

Euthanasia debate steps up

Christchurch’s Transitional Cathedral and Theology House have joined forces to plan a public forum on medically-assisted dying.

Kiwis respond to Melbourne threat

Anglican leaders touched base with their counterparts in Melbourne today, after police revealed a terrorist plot that had targeted several sites in Melbourne, including St Paul's Anglican Cathedral.
• Security services foil Christmas Day cathedral terror plot 

Cathedral announcement faces delay

The Church Property Trustees and Bishop of Christchurch have expressed sadness today, as a hoped-for announcement on the future of Christchurch Cathedral is delayed.

Cathedral open for Christmas

On Friday morning the Dean of Wellington Cathedral received great news: the cordon around the cathedral has been lifted in time for Christmas.


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