Choir shares joys of Christmas, raises funds for needy

The Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ performing at St Andrew’s Cathedral.“Joys of Christmas 2018”, the theme of the Christmas presentation by the Cathedral Choir of the Risen Christ, received rousing receptions as it played to packed audiences at the Anglican St Andrew’s Cathedral on Dec 2 and the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd on [...]

Understanding ‘death’ in various faith traditions

Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu, Muslim and Taoist representatives speak on the topic      Speakers (from left): Mr Anand Chandrasekar, Venerable You Guang, Master Chung Kwang Tong, Ustaz Zulhilmi Mohamed and Jesuit Msgr Philip Heng.By Christopher KhooHow do some of the major religions view death? This was what an interfaith sharing session aimed to find out.Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu, [...]

Learning about ‘marriage’ in various faith traditions

     Speakers at an interreligious dialogue session on marriage: (from left) Ms Vasandy S. N., Venerable Chuan Guan, Master Chung Kwang Tong, Ustaz Zulhilmi Mohamed and Msgr Philip Heng.Catholics and people of other faiths learnt a little about the meaning and rituals behind various religions’ celebration of marriage on May 2.About 40 people attended the [...]

Talking about ‘birth’ in various religions

Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu, Muslim and Taoist representatives offer perspectives from their own traditions          Ms Vasandy S. N., Master Chung Kwang Tong, Phra Goh Chun Kiang, Ustaz Goh Muhammad Redhuan and MsgrPhilip Heng.Five representatives from the Hindu, Muslim, Taoist, Buddhist and Catholic communities came together recently to share about the topic of “birth”. The event was organised [...]

Birth Control (1950)

The strict attitude of the Catholic Church in condemning the practice of birth control acts as setback to many, and especially to intelligent non-Catholics. The official declaration- of Protestant sects have been so bewildering and contradictory in this matter that Protestants in general get no sense of direction whatever from these sources. Propaganda for birth [...]

The Birth Of Jesus Is Not A Fairytale!

Vatican City, 20 December 2013 (VIS) – “There is no play without You” is the slogan adopted by the children of Italian Catholic Action, who met with the Holy Father this morning in the Consistory Hall of the Vatican Apostolic Palace. The children exchanged Christmas greetings with the Pope, who encouraged them always to be [...]