Oceania bishops discuss oceans, but also visit homeless, high school

August 15, 2017
By Michael Otto, Catholic News Service
National Catholic Reporter

Auckland, New Zealand — Church leaders from Oceania, meeting in New Zealand to discuss protecting the oceans, also served meals to the homeless and met with Pacific Islander high school students.

A cardinal from Papua New Guinea, an archbishop from New Caledonia, and four bishops from Australia and New Zealand served meals to people who are homeless, mentally unwell or otherwise economically deprived at the Auckland City Mission Aug. 11.