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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. 

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.

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.

Hui resets and recharges mission

The Decade of Mission Commission died, was buried - and in its place a new Anglican mission move appears to be growing and flourishing. 

Which future will we finance?

Archbishop Philip takes part in an Auckland meeting which suggests that the church is edging closer to the forefront of social change.

Anglicans urge wider inquiry scope

The church's top governing committee has urged the Government to expand the scope of the Royal Commission into abuse to include church-related bodies.
• Link to a PDF copy of the letter
• Churches push for inclusion in royal inquiry
• Sharing abuse stories without redress would seem hollow

Anglican and Catholic bishops meet

Anglican and Catholic bishops spent a day and half this week meeting and sharing common concerns.

Helping youth get into the Bible

The Bible Society New Zealand has released a new youth guide designed to open up the Bible to newcomers.

Anglicans speak out on euthanasia

With just one week left for submissions to the Justice Select Committee on David Seymour's End of Life Choice Bill, Anglicans have spoken out on the Bill, with the majority opposed.


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