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Vatican museum workers file first ever industrial complaint demanding better working conditions

Staff at the Vatican museums have filed the first-ever collective complaint demanding better working conditions and threatened to go to court if their demands...

Vatican speaks out against sex-change surgery

The Holy See has described the procedure as “threatening the unique dignity” that a person receives from the moment of conception. Gender-affirming surgery and surrogacy...

Cost escalation threatens Christ Church Cathedral restoration project

The team overseeing the Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement (CCRL) restoration initiative has revealed a substantial increase in costs, raising concerns over the project's future...

Biden is using the church to import more Democrat voters to the US

Hundreds of millions of dollars is being funneled to religious NGOs to entice and support illegal immigrants across the southern border. At a time when...

Assault accusation after Rainbow Flag raised outside Destiny Church

In a pre-dawn altercation that unfolded outside Destiny Church in Wiri, South Auckland, the hoisting of a rainbow flag atop a Norfolk Pine has...

Biden slammed for proclaiming Easter Sunday ‘Transgender Day of Visibility’

Critics included former president Donald Trump and other high-profile conservative media personalities. Actor James Woods tweeted, 'This vile hypocrite banned any reference to Christ on...

Wānaka New World stores defy Easter trading laws

Foodstuffs' New World supermarkets in Wānaka have sparked controversy by opting to keep their doors open throughout the Easter weekend, flouting trading regulations that...

Thoughts on Easter and Rebirth

On July 2nd, 1960, Pope John XXIII issued a proclamation in the Vatican Newspaper entitled The Complete Salvation of Jesus Christ’s Body in which...

Good Friday 2024

Matthew 26:55 At that time Jesus said to the crowd, 'Am I leading a rebellion, that you have come out with swords and clubs to...

Kiev rejects pope’s ‘white flag’ appeal

The Vatican should avoid repeating the mistakes of the past when talking about the conflict in Ukraine, the foreign minister said. Pope Francis was wrong...

Pope labels gender ideology ‘ugliest danger’

“Canceling out the differences” between men and women threatens humanity, the pontiff has said. Pope Francis has condemned gender theory as the “ugly ideology of...

Rescue the unborn being dragged to the slaughter!

“Rescue those who are being dragged to death, and from those tottering to execution withdraw not. If you say, “I know not this man!”...

Pope using LGBT to divide African church – Ugandan pastor

The continent will reject any attempts to impose “apostasy” over same-sex marriage, Martin Ssempa believes. Pope Francis is attempting to force homosexuality on the Catholic...

Man shot dead in Istanbul Catholic church during mass

Turkish president Tayyip Recep Erdogan has called for the masked suspects to be found within 24 hours. Two masked gunmen shot and killed a person...

Science or Magic?

It seems to me that there has always been a fine line between science and magic, medicine and quackery. We are told that there is...

Pope warns of ‘perverse’ deepfakes

The pontiff acknowledged he had personally been a victim of AI-generated hoaxes. Pope Francis has issued a warning about the potential dangers posed by artificial...

Pope names ‘most dangerous’ sin

Gluttony is “killing the planet,” the Catholic leader has warned during a sermon. Pope Francis has singled out gluttony as possibly the most serious sin...

Italians demand church condemn lesbian nativity scene

The display’s creator cited Pope Francis allowing priests to bless same-sex couples in his defense of the controversial scene. Tens of thousands of Italians have...

British priests rebel over Vatican same-sex blessings

The UK’s Confraternity of Catholic Clergy felt compelled to respond to this week’s announcement on blessings and gay relationships. An organization of British priests has...

Legal fiction- unborn child not a human being!

Right to Life is privileged to be a voice for the unborn and requests that the new government urgently amend the Crimes Act to...

Violence against children begins in the womb!

Right to Life asks why the majority of the churches in New Zealand, who should be at the forefront in defending the right to...

Pope fires anti-LGBTQ bishop

The bishop criticized Pope Francis as dangerously liberal on divorce, abortion and same-sex marriage. Texas Bishop Joseph Strickland, a prominent figure among traditionalist American Catholics,...

14,164 unborn New Zealand children murdered by State in 2022!

Human life begins at conception and every unborn child a human being endowed by its Creator with an inalienable right to life. The child is...

Pope Francis calls for two-state solution

The Roman Catholic pontiff has commented on the Israel-Palestine conflict. There are no winners in war, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in an interview with...

No Jesus: Christians are under attack in Australia

Religion is increasingly being associated with bigotry and intolerance, yet proposed law changes discriminate against believers. The last census in Australia indicates that, while Christianity...

Oldest Orthodox Christian shrine in Gaza damaged by ‘Israeli strike’ – church officials

The Palestinian authorities have blamed Israel for the bombing of the St. Porphyrios church. The St. Porphyrios Greek Orthodox church in Gaza was damaged in...

Kiev orders closure of Christian churches

Ukrainian Orthodox Church property is being seized over “ties to Moscow”. Kiev Mayor Vitaly Klitschko on Friday ordered the closure of 74 churches belonging to...

Church of England priests want change to LGBTQ policy – survey

Times poll reveals widespread support for altering the current Anglican doctrine. The Church of England clergy want to see priests allowed to marry gay couples,...

Ukrainian church rejects Zelensky’s ‘new’ Christmas

The canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church says it will continue to celebrate the holiday on January 7. The canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) has announced it...

‘Our Father’ is problematic – Anglican Archbishop

The Christian prayer might offend those suffering in an “oppressively patriarchal” world, the Archbishop of York has said The first line of the Lord’s Prayer...

‘God is queer,’ says German pastor

Speaking at a Protestant festival in Germany, Quinton Caesar referenced racism, climate change, and LGBTQ ideology in his sermon ‘God is queer,’ says German pastor A...

Kiev orders monks to vacate iconic monastery

The Ukrainian Ministry of Culture has given the inhabitants of the Pechersk Lavra three days to leave. Some 200 monks of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox...

Vatican recognizes Copts beheaded by Islamic State as martyrs

Adding members of the Orthodox religion to the list of those who have died for their faith is a sign of communion between the...

‘Pride’ and ‘trans’ is more state-enabled paedophilia

Let’s just admit it. The slippery slope argument was correct. Our society is deeply immoral, and there is only one solution: the Lord Jesus...

This iconic Kiev monastery survived the Mongols, the Nazis, and the Bolsheviks – can it withstand Zelensky?

Tensions continue to mount in the standoff between the clergy and the Ukrainian government over the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. The Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, a major Orthodox shrine...

Ukrainian church to ban prayers in Russian

Prayers at the Kiev Pechersk Lavra should always be said in Ukrainian, the head of the recently formed church said. Prayers in Kiev’s iconic Pechersk...

Pole attacks John Paul II statue over sex scandal

The Polish police have arrested a man for defacing a John Paul II statue following pedophilia revelations. Two monuments to Pope John Paul II have...

Best wishes for Good Friday 2023

The team at DTNZ wish all New Zealanders a happy and safe Good Friday. 'Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be...

Suspicious fire at Invercargil Cook Islands Church – police seek witnesses

Police are seeking witnesses to, or anyone who may have footage of, a suspicious fire at the Cook Islands Christian Church in Invercargill today. Police...

Church of England makes decision on gay marriage

Bishops refuse to allow clergy to marry same-sex couples, but propose an alternative solution. The Church of England has rejected demands to alter its doctrine...

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