St John Paul II, Pope of the family

This last weekend was historic. It has been described as the day of 4 Popes. Pope Francis canonised two of his predecessors, Pope John XXIII and John Paul II, while Pope emeritus Benedict XVI was present.For us in the pro-life…

NuvaRing – dying for contraception

Last year the ministry of health has approved a 'new' contraceptive device. Although it's new to New Zealand, but has been around in the United States and Europe for more than 10 years, so we already know a lot about…

Professor says sex ed for boys needs to be ‘vulgar’

Professor Alan McKee says that sex education classes aren’t reaching boys. And he has a point. You only need to look at our teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease rates to know that the current comprehensive sex education isn’t working.…

Chastity – A Call for all Christians No Matter what their Sexuality or Vocation is

A recent Herald article discusses the split in opinion between various Churches in New Zealand regarding gay marriage. The story begins with the story of Susan Thompson, a Methodist Minister, who is a lesbian.  She and her "partner" Nan Russell…