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Christchurch releases third option

The Diocese of Christchurch has released details of a third option for the future of ChristChurch Cathedral in the Square for its synod to consider this September.
• The Press:Christchurch synod to consider gifting Cathedral
• Newshub: Third option on the table for ChristChurch Cathedral
• RNZ: Anglican church considers gifting Chch's cathedral to NZ

Cathedrals are called to trespass

Professor Martyn Percy has challenged New Zealand cathedrals to trespass into society for the gospel's sake as he delivered this year's Bishop Selwyn lecture in Auckland.

Tip of the iceberg

Wellington Anglicans are being given the opportunity to investigate the ways in which trafficking and exploitation are infiltrating Kiwi life. And to learn how those hidden scourges are best headed off.

Ramadan hosting defies stereotypes

Auckland Cathedral has reached out to the city's Shia Muslim communities to offer hospitality during Ramadan.

Dunedin elects new bishop

He will come from London to be the next Bishop of Dunedin - but Steven Benford is no stranger to the city.
• Video: Archbishop Philip meets Bishop-elect Steven and Lorraine

Bishop Eleanor Sanderson ordained

Wellington Anglicans gathered last evening to celebrate the ordination of the Rt Rev Dr Eleanor Sanderson as Assistant Bishop of Wellington, the first woman bishop for the diocese.
• Pastor Amy Page-Whiting' s sermon

Let's put people before buildings

Bishop Victoria Matthews has challenged Canterbury to put people before buildings, as they consider how best to use public money on the region's earthquake recovery.
• Christchurch church leaders rally for Bishop Victoria

Taranaki project gathers pace

Strengthening and 'future-proofing' the iconic Taranaki Cathedral will cost $15 million - and the campaign to secure that money has now got serious.


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