Wel-Com is the official monthly newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington and the Diocese of Palmerston North and is free in all parish churches and schools in the two dioceses.

As well as reporting on activities that occur in the two dioceses, Wel-Com aims to present educative and thought-provoking articles about the Church in the world.

April 02, 2014

Poverty inequality in Aotearoa condemned

News April 2014 Cecily McNeill Would the two-and-a-half million visitors to New Zealand each year give such glowing accounts of the country on their return home if they knew that a third of the 600,000 people living in poverty were children? Archbishop John…
April 02, 2014

Archbishop’s column: the holiness of papal saints

Opinion April 2014 Archbishop John Dew 'Holiness, a message that convinces without the need for words, is the living reflection of the face of Christ’. Pope John Paul II, Novo Millennio Ineunte (At the Beginning of the New Millennium). These words have always…

No 'rock star' economy for some

Apr 02, 2014 131
News April 2014 Cecily McNeill The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services CEO…

Feeding miracle inspires picnic

Apr 02, 2014 128
News April 2014 Mgr Gerard Burns who is a member of the Archdiocesan Justice and Peace…

Taking stock with ashes

Apr 02, 2014 126
News April 2014 A group of hardy souls braved Wellington's stormy weather on Ash…

Editorial: social teaching guides voting

Apr 02, 2014 113
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Opinion April 2014 Cecily McNeill The date of the next general election is set for 20…