Kōrero: Catholic Church

Pope John Paul's visit, 1986

Wellington's Athletic Park was the venue for a large Papal Mass during the 1986 visit of Pope John Paul II, as seen in this television news clip. The good-natured ceremony indicated that the Catholic faith had become fully integrated into contemporary New Zealand society.

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TVNZ Television New Zealand

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Rory Sweetman, 'Catholic Church - Fitting into New Zealand society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/29306/pope-john-pauls-visit-1986 (accessed 6 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Rory Sweetman, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018