Catholic News

Wellington’s Sacred Heart Cathedral to close doors due to earthquake damage

13 July 2018 Wellington’s Sacred Heart Cathedral in Thorndon closed its doors today, in the interest of safety for parishioners and the public, following a structural engineer’s report confirming it presents a significant risk to occupants in the event of an earthquake. Following a verbal report from structural and civil engineers, Dunning and Thornton, the […]

Catholic bishops lodge submission to Law Commission on proposed abortion legislation changes

CATHOLIC BISHOPS EXPRESS CONCERN AT PROPOSED ABORTION LEGISLATION CHANGES A joint submission by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) to the Law Commission last Friday argues that the State has an essential responsibility to protect and care for all human life, born and unborn, which it would abdicate by making abortion solely a matter […]