Back in March 2020, 30 Christian communicators and social justice advocates from around Aotearoa New Zealand gathered in Auckland to learn better ways to advocate the rights of people seeking asylum. Words That Work is a radical approach to sharing views on social justice that steps out of the traditional church advocacy frame.
Bishop Richard Randerson writes to the Editor of the Dominion Post to flag the false alarms in a Stop Co-Governance pamphlet.
The full call for action at COP27 signed by 53 faith leaders follows below.
The Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem has condemned yesterday’s attack on the St Andrew’s Ramallah Anglican Church compound, when Israeli forces raided the offices of Palestinian human rights organisation, Al-Haq on church premises.
• Israeli forces raid offices of six Palestinian human rights groups
Bishop Richard Randerson says 'He Puapua' – the report on a new constitution, offers a fairer go for Māori.
The way he sees it, a new constitution could derail politicians that sideline Māori New Zealanders just to win Pākeha votes.
Leaders of four of New Zealand’s main Christian denominations have released a statement on Russian aggression in Ukraine.
Here is the full statement of the Religious Leaders and Interfaith Groups of Aotearoa New Zealand that was presented to the New Zealand Government's Minister for Climate Change, Hon James Shaw, outside the New Zealand Parliament on 19 October 2021.
The World Council of Churches and the ACT Alliance have joined Islamic Relief and Soka Gakkai International in an interfaith programme that links faith groups combatting deforestation with indigenous people fighting for sovereignty and care for Creation.
The Auckland City Mission has launched a new history to celebrate its centenary. The book by Dr Peter Lineham entitled ‘Agency of Hope’ chronicles the first 100 years of Anglican social service in central Tamaki makau rau-Auckland.
• Peter Lineham talks with Kathryn Ryan about ‘Agency of Hope’