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Christian Group Celebrates a Year of Civil Unions

Wednesday, 26 April 2006, 2:28 pm | Christians for Civil Unions

Members of the “Christians for Civil Unions” network, which advocated for the passage of the Civil Union legislation, are delighted with a wonderful first year of Civil Unions. A number of their members are Christian ministers, gay and straight, who ... More >>

Celebrating Diverse Families at Christmas

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 3:00 pm | Christians for Civil Unions

Christians for Civil Unions, an ecumenical group who supported passage of the Civil Union Act last year, is delighted that parliament last night rejected the Marriage (Gender Clarification) Bill. More >>

CFCU Welcome Relationships Bill

Wednesday, 9 March 2005, 9:28 am | Christians for Civil Unions

A spokesperson for Christians for Civil Unions in Wellington, Rev Lynne Frith, welcomes the work of the Select Committee on the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill. More >>

Speech: Christians for Civil Unions 9 December 200

Thursday, 9 December 2004, 2:33 pm | Christians for Civil Unions

Last time I spoke at Parliament was on August 23rd. Isn’t this a wonderfully different day from the day of the black shirts? Today, we’re here in hope, in pride that our parliament is about to enact legislation that will honour the diversity of our relationships ... More >>

Broad Christian Support for Civil Unions

Tuesday, 7 December 2004, 3:48 pm | Christians for Civil Unions

A media release today from twenty-one church leaders is not representative of Christian views. While some of those who have signed may represent their churches’ views, others are simply making a personal statement. Even within churches that have made denominational ... More >>

Referenda on Moral Issues Harm Communities

Tuesday, 7 December 2004, 11:13 am | Christians for Civil Unions

"While a referendum on the Civil Union Bill might seem like a pragmatic way of resolving competing viewpoints, it would have damaging social consequences," said Rev Dr Margaret Mayman (spokesperson for Christians for Civil Unions) today, ... More >>

Catholics will make up own minds on Civil Unions

Monday, 6 December 2004, 3:07 pm | Christians for Civil Unions

Christians for Civil Unions, an ecumenical network of New Zealanders supporting the Civil Union Bill, reacted today with dismay to the letter from Catholic Bishops read in some churches yesterday. However, they do not believe that Catholics who ... More >>

Civil Union Prevaricators Misunderstand Morality

Thursday, 2 December 2004, 10:08 am | Christians for Civil Unions

Opponents of the Civil Union Bill have misconstrued nastiness for moral argument, says Christians for Civil Unions spokesperson, Rev Dr Margaret Mayman. More >>

Civil Unions Argument Echo Inter-racial Opposition

Thursday, 9 September 2004, 9:29 am | Christians for Civil Unions

Recognition of same sex and de facto couples is the next historic step towards a more just society according to Christians for Civil Unions, a broad Christian network that supports the law change. They compare civil union legislation to legalizing ... More >>

Speech Christians for Civil Unions at Parliament

Monday, 23 August 2004, 5:58 pm | Christians for Civil Unions

We are here today to stand up for human rights. And rights for gay and lesbian people are human rights, not special rights, just equal rights. We are here to affirm the rights of all New Zealanders to legal protection and social respect for their relationships. More >>

Christians for Civil Unions Will Attend HR Rally

Friday, 20 August 2004, 4:39 pm | Christians for Civil Unions

Christians for Civil Unions will join other groups at the Rally for Human Rights preceding the Destiny Church march taking place next Monday (August 23) at Parliament, says spokesperson Rev Dr Margaret Mayman. The Rally for Human Rights will begin at ... More >>

Compassion Marks Christian Views On Civil Unions

Friday, 18 June 2004, 9:35 am | Christians for Civil Unions

"When the time comes, I expect my partner to the be the chief mourner at my funeral" was the plea of one of the speakers at the launch of Christians for Civil Unions" on Wednesday night in Wellington, where 80 people turned out to ... More >>

Christians Support Civil Unions Bill

Wednesday, 16 June 2004, 9:48 am | Christians for Civil Unions

Large numbers of New Zealand’s Christian communities are supporting the Civil Unions Bill, says Christians for Civil Unions spokesperson Margaret Mayman. More >>