Values: Protect our youth… Hand out condom?

In this continuing series on Values by Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore, we look at the issue of promoting the use of condoms among sexually active young people. IN SINGAPORE, the rates of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as gonorrhoea and syphilis are on the rise. Among those at risk are young [...]

Values: premarital Sex – what’s the Big Deal?

In this continuing series on Values by Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore, we look at premarital sex and explain the underlying attitudes behind those who engage in it. It is becoming increasingly common for unmarried couples – youth and adults – to engage in premarital sex. The commonly cited reasons by those who see [...]

Values: Can extramarital Sex be okay?

Is it all right for a married man to have an affair, if his wife does not mind? In this continuing series on values, we examine why extramarital sex is wrong in the eyes of the Church.He was a 68-year-old married security guard with a 17-year-old mistress in Batam. He visited her fortnightly and gave [...]

Values: Let’s talk about what really matters

Today we begin a new series on Values by the Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore to help Catholics understand ethical issues in order to explain and speak up for the Catholic way. In the romantic comedy, Forget Paris (1995), Mickey is in a relationship with Ellen, who is contemplating quitting her rocky marriage to [...]