“I find it quite freeing that I can belong to a community, and belong to a whakapapa (genealogy), and belong to a faith, that encourages, and actually demands us to be honest and truthful and to be who God created us to be.” - Pā Cruz Karauti-Fox

This story is about a young priest in the Anglican Church, Pā Cruz Karauti-Fox, who speaks about the church’s stance on same-sex couples. Pā Cruz is himself gay and opens up about the reality of being a modern-day priest.

This story is part of Re:’s Belief Week. From young people who are celibate, to New Zealand’s first Wicca church, we take a look at what belief, religion and spirituality mean today. Check out the rest of the stories here.

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