Jesus’ story creatively told in movie

How do you tell a story that has been told many times, make it interesting and yet not stray too far from the original version?Somehow, the upcoming movie Son of God (Twentieth Century Fox and Lightworkers Media) manages to do so with good acting, great soundtrack and impressive cinematography.The good news (pun intended) is that [...]

Archbishop Goh meets schools’ commission

Unless we offer the gift of Christ, we have nothing to offer. We must ensure that our Catholic schools are really Catholic.This was Archbishop William Goh’s message to the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS) during his first meeting with them on May 27.Archbishop Goh, the commission president, attended ACCS’ second quarterly meeting together with [...]

Pope Meets With President Napolitano

Vatican City, 23 February 2013 (VIS) – This morning at 11:30am, the Holy Father received the president of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano accompanied by his wife, in a farewell audience. The meeting was particularly warm and cordial, given the mutual respect and familiarity of the two eminent men. President Napolitano expressed, not only the [...]

The Holy Father Meets With The President Of Benin

Vatican City, 19 November 2012 (VIS) – This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in audience Thomas Boni Yayi, president of the Republic of Benin. The president subsequently went on to meet with Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. who was accompanied by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with States. [...]

Holy Father Meets With Priests Of The Diocese Of Rome

Vatican City, 23 February 2012 (VIS) - This morning in the Vatican's Paul VI Hall, as is traditional at the beginning of Lent, the Holy Father met with pastors and priests of the diocese of Rome. The audience took the form of a "lectio divina" by the Pope on a passage from the Letter of [...]

Holy See Delegation Meets with the PLO

VATICAN CITY, 30 JAN 2012 (VIS) – Made public today was a joint communique on a bilateral meeting between the Holy See and the Palestine Liberation Organisation, held in Ramallah on 28 January. The text of the English-language communique is given below. “Following the resumption of the bilateral negotiations between the Holy See and the [...]

Holy Father Meets with Members of Neo-Catechumenal Way

VATICAN CITY, 20 JAN 2012 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience more than 7,000 members of the Neo-Catechumenal Way. During the course of the ceremony, the Holy Father sent out seventeen new “ad gentes” missions of the Way: twelve to Europe, four to America and one to Africa. Each mission is made [...]

Holy Father Meets Lebanese Prime Minister

VATICAN CITY, 28 NOV 2011 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: “This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in audience Najib Mikati, prime minister of Lebanon. The prime minister subsequently went on to meet with Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. who was accompanied by [...]

Holy Father Meets with President of European Council

VATICAN CITY, 12 NOV 2011 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: “This morning His Holiness Benedict XVI received in audience Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council. The president subsequently went on to meet with Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. who was accompanied by [...]