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St John’s shifts ministry into gear

St John’s Theological College has invited US changemaker Paul Sparks to Aotearoa next week as part of its vision to revitalize Anglican communities as Spirit-led agents of social change.

GSSC responds to Sydney

In August this year the Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, proposed that this church recognise a parallel Anglican Church in this country. The General Synod Standing Committee has today sent him a public letter in response to his proposal.
• The unedited text of the GSSC letter.
• The ACNS report on this issue.

Anglicans welcome broader inquiry

A broader investigation into the historic abuse of children in institutions was always needed, says Archbishop Philip Richardson. He's welcomed news that the Royal Commission of Inquiry will now include children in the care of faith-based institutions.
• The PM's statement on the extension of the inquiry
• Duncan Garner interviews Archbishop Philip on AM TV
• RC Bishop of Dunedin questions inquiry's scope
• RNZ Checkpoint PM video re: inquiry announcement

Xmas story free to 85K kids

The Bible Society New Zealand is inviting churches to join its giveaway of thousands of fully illustrated children’s Christmas story books across Aotearoa New Zealand this year.

Study reveals NZ faith trends

A recently completed study of faith and belief in Aotearoa offers both good and bad news on the New Zealand public's view of Christians and the church.

NZCCSS advocates for social workers

The NZ Council of Christian Social Services is calling on the Government to close the pay rate gaps across the Aotearoa New Zealand social work sector.

Celebrating Te Paipera Tapu

The Bible Society is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first full edition of the Bible in te Reo Māori by digitising its text, and keeping up with modern Māori through new resources and translations.

Anglicans offering children hope

Archbishop David Moxon has called on the Anglican Communion to offer children hope in a world prone to despair.

Taonga magazine to go online

Anglican communications are heading online across Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia to bring our voice as a Church into the spaces where most of our people are finding and making the news.


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Michael Fitzpatrick

Is 'distinctive co-existence' the Anglican future?

Michael Fitzpatrick

Is 'distinctive co-existence' the Anglican future?

Giles Fraser

Time to give 'one minute silence' a break

Giles Fraser

Time to give 'one minute silence' a break

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018