Tag: New Zealand

Young adult leaders gather for post-synod discussion

Young adult leaders gather for post-synod discussion

| Cindy Wooden | June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic young adults felt the hierarchy started listening to them in preparation for the 2018 Synod of Bishops on young people, and they will do whatever they can to make sure their voices continue to be heard, said a youth minister from New Zealand.

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Catholic school students pray for mosque shooting victims, peace

Catholic school students pray for mosque shooting victims, peace

| Carol Zimmermann | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A week after the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, and almost 9,000 miles away from this tragedy, Catholic school students in Maryland gathered to pray for the victims and to recommit themselves to ending hate.

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Pope leads pilgrims in prayer for victims of mosque attack

Pope leads pilgrims in prayer for victims of mosque attack

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis called on Christians to unite in prayer for the victims of two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, that left 50 people dead and dozens wounded in one of the worst mass shootings in the country’s history.

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For Chaldeans who fled Iraq, New Zealand attacks brought back memories

For Chaldeans who fled Iraq, New Zealand attacks brought back memories

| Michael Otto | March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The St. Addai Chaldean Catholic community in suburban Auckland felt the impact of the Christchurch mosque killings with a special poignancy, because many members have experienced the sufferings inflicted by terrorism.

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‘Our only hope is in God’: New Zealanders gather to pray after shooting

‘Our only hope is in God’: New Zealanders gather to pray after shooting

| March 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tears flowed during a Mass for peace at St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 16, one day after terrorist attacked two mosques, leaving at least 50 people dead and dozens more injured.

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With heavy hearts, U.S. bishops condemn mosque attacks

With heavy hearts, U.S. bishops condemn mosque attacks

| Carol Zimmermann | March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

U.S. Catholic bishops condemned the two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 15 that left at least 49 people dead and 20 seriously injured, and they also pledged their solidarity with the Muslim community.

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After attacks, New Zealand bishops tell Muslims: ‘We hold you in prayer’

After attacks, New Zealand bishops tell Muslims: ‘We hold you in prayer’

| Michael Otto | March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

New Zealand’s Catholic bishops have expressed horror and distress at a terrorist attack in two mosques in Christchurch that saw at least 49 people killed.

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