On Nov 20, 1986, Pope John Paul II became the first pope ever to visit Singapore. The following are speeches related to the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of his pastoral visit celebrated in 2006:

Pope John Paul II's message to the Archdiocese of Singapore

Pope John Paul II's speech to the Priests of Singapore and Malaysia

In 2006, the Holy See and Singapore celebrated the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations with each other. The following are messages written for the event:

Vatican Secretary of State's message to Singapore PM (Mar 31, 2006)

Singapore PM's message to Vatican Secretary of State (Apr 19, 2006)

Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino's message (Apr 2, 2006)

Singapore Archbishop's message

On Jun 20, 2006, Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino representing Pope Benedict XVI visited Singapore to commemorate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and the Holy See. These are the speeches that he made:

Speech to laity (Jun 20, 2006)

Speech to Priests & Religious (Jun 21, 2006)

Homily - Solemn Mass at Cathedral (Jun 21, 2006)

Public Lecture (Jun 22, 2006)

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