Anglican Church of Aotearoa New Zealand & Polynesia

 

Bishop Gray of Te Waipounamu dead at 68

The Maori bishop who had been suspended by the Archbishops of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia in February for criticizing Muslim leaders for their silence in the wake of ISIS terror has died.

 

NZ diocese to close structurally unsound cathedral

The Diocese of Taranaki will close the country’s oldest stone church after an engineering survey that found the Cathedral Church of St Mary in New Plymouth would not withstand an earthquake

 

NZ priest jailed for assault

The Bishop of Waiapu in the Anglican Church of New Zealand has defrocked a priest for sexually assaulting a young woman.

 

Govt mediator appointed in NZ cathedral fight

The New Zealand government will appoint an independent consultant to help negotiate the dispute over the future of Christchurch Cathedral.

 

NZ archbishops apologize for bishop's remarks

The Archbishops of this Church have issued a public apology in the wake of remarks by Bishop John Gray that have offended Jews and Muslims.