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Abusive former Dunedin priest, Magnus Murray, defrocked by the Vatican
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TVNZ political editor Jessica Mutch McKay says the Destiny Church leader could be a “political power”.
Jessica Mutch McKay: Man Up programme could be driver behind Brian Tamaki's new political party plans
Kurtley Beale with Israel Folau. Waratahs v Reds. Super Rugby round 4 played at the Sydney Cricket Ground on  Saturday 9 March 2019. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz
Kurtley Beale dismisses talk of division in Wallabies camp since Israel Folau's sacking
Bernard Foley and Israel Folau.
 Blues v Waratahs, Super Rugby. Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 6 April 2019 © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz
Israel Folau approaches top Melbourne lawyer who specialises in free speech and unlawful job termination - report
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Raelene Castle today confirmed that Rugby Australia had axed Folau following his controversial social media post last month.
Aussie players' union to review how stars can express faith, in wake of Israel Folau saga
Mitsubishi Estate Series 2nd Test, AAMI Park, Melbourne, Australia 16/6/2018
Australia vs Ireland
Australia's Israel Folau dejected after the game
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'They make him feel like a murderer' - Alan Jones fires more barbs at Rugby Australia over Israel Folau
Pope gives joyride on popemobile to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy
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The fullback’s future is again in doubt, this time in a World Cup year.
'God first' - Israel Folau makes changes to social media profiles, drops reference to rugby career
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Australian PM Scott Morrison says gay people don't go to hell after being accused of dodging question
LGBT nondiscrimination bill would strip key religious freedom protections, US churches say
Tonga coach Toutai Kefu and Israel Folau.
Israel Folau offered rugby lifeline from Pacific roots - 'He would get a lot of satisfaction out of playing for Tonga'
Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope requires sex abuse to be reported to church, not police
Pakistani media say Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has left Pakistan for Canada to be reunited with her daughters.
Pakistani Christian woman heads to Canada after spending eight years on deathrow
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Former Wallabies coach slams Rugby Australia for Folau treatment - 'Preach inclusion but seek to exclude him'
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Stevenson said the defence Folau was simply quoting the Bible doesn't work in today's society.
Scotty Stevenson unpacks complicated aftermath of Israel Folau's 'high level' breach ruling from hearing
Plock, Poland (file picture).
Woman detained in Poland after adding LGBT symbol to country's most revered Catholic icon
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The month traditionally begins with the first sighting of the moon, which happened last night.
Holy month of Ramadan begins for Muslims in New Zealand
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Mr Tamaki said he was not aware of the Man Up members who stood outside Al Noor, where over 40 people died in the Christchurch terrorist attacks.
Destiny Church's Brian Tamaki says he didn't know Man Up members were protesting outside Christchurch's Al Noor Mosque
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The rugby star has been laying low as backlash has grown over his Instagram meme.
Israel Folau's code of conduct hearing resumes today
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Roberts says Folau needs to understand the consequences of his words and actions.
'There are kids in the suburbs killing themselves' - Gay footy icon's emotional plea to Israel Folau
World's first Māori woman bishop elected
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The fullback’s future is again in doubt, this time in a World Cup year.
Israel Folau prepares to fight for Aussie rugby career following anti-gay comments on social media
Samu Kerevi.
Wallaby Samu Kerevi waters down talk of Pacific player 'mutiny', comfortable expressing faith in public
New developments in rebuild of earthquake-ruined Christchurch Cathedral
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The rugby star has been laying low as backlash has grown over his Instagram meme.
Some Wallabies could boycott team if Israel Folau cleared to play
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Israel Folau comments have caused 'division' in Pasifika communities, expert says
Palmerston North churches targeted with anti-Muslim pamphlets
Taniela Tupou and Israel Folau
Tongan Thor says Pacific players 'might as well just be sacked' because of religious beliefs, in wake of Folau and Kerevi incidents
Women's Refuge refuses meeting with 'destructive' Brian Tamaki
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The director Brother Guy J. Consolmagno of the Vatican’s observatory is touring New Zealand.
'Science is an act of worship' – Vatican's observatory director on faith and science
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