Catholic News

Pastoral Letter from the Bishop of Auckland on the New Zealand Housing Crisis

Bishop Pat Dunn has written a Pastoral Letter on the New Zealand housing crisis to be available at all Masses in the Auckland Diocese on Sunday 16th September 2018 (the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time). Pastoral Letter on the NZ Housing Crisis Pastoral Letter from the Bishop of Auckland on the New Zealand Housing Crisis […]

Cancellation of the Integration Agreement for Hato Petera College

Media statement from Catholic Diocese of Auckland   31 August 2018 Bishop Patrick Dunn, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland and the Proprietor of Hato Petera College in Northcote, believes that the Cancellation of the College’s Integration Agreement, as announced by the Minister of Education, is in the best interests of students. The Minister and the Bishop […]

Statement from Bishop Patrick Dunn, President of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference on Letter from Pope Francis on the atrocities and pain of sexual abuse

  The New Zealand Catholic Bishops welcome the Letter this week to the People of God from Pope Francis asking forgiveness for the sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable adults perpetrated by clergy and consecrated persons. As Pope Francis notes, these heinous crimes inflict deep wounds on the victims themselves and on their family members, […]