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A statement from New Zealand bishops welcoming Pope Francis’ edict on translations of liturgical texts

26 October 2017 During our recent meeting in Wellington, we discussed Magnum Principium (the great principle), Pope Francis’ September 2017 edict concerning the translations of liturgical texts. The Holy Father has shifted the responsibility of liturgical translations from a Vatican department back to national Conferences of Bishops. Thus he has reaffirmed the teaching of the […]

Lutheran-Catholic common commemoration

To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, there will be a commemoration at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday 31 October at 7.30pm led by Bishop Patrick Dunn, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland and Bishop Jim Pietsch, the Assistant Bishop of the Lutheran Church in New Zealand.   Lutheran-Catholic common commemoration is published on 2017-10-16T17:10:28+13:00 […]