Hai Sing Pao goes online

SINGAPORE – Hai Sing Pao, the archdiocesan newspaper for Mandarin-speaking Catholics, has gone online at www.carlo.org.sg/catholicnews.Launched in 1955, the 12-page fortnightly newspaper is committed to the needs, and spread of the Good News, within Mandarin-speaking Catholic communities in Singapore and Malaysia.The online version features selected news in the Singapore and Malaysia archdiocese, in addition to [...]

Catholic bookshops offer online shopping service

SINGAPORE – CatholicNews Book & Media and Carlo Catholic Society have launched an online shopping service for customers.The CatholicNews Book & Media website (www.catholic.org.sg/bookshop) offers mostly books and bibles for online purchase, with promotional items on sale occasionally.The process of purchase is easy. Simply select an item and add it to the shopping cart. Review [...]

Despite superficiality, online networking can change lives

A Catholic journalist “tweets” as Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey addresses the Catholic Media Convention in Anaheim, Calif., on May 28. Twitter is the growing online social communication tool in which individuals post frequent responses to the question “What are you doing?” Dorsey was a key note speaker at the annual convention, which drew more than [...]

Singapore Archdiocese Online:www.catholic.org.sg

Singapore Archdiocese online THE SINGAPORE ARCHDIOCESE, like many churches around the world, is making use of new technology to spread the faith.The Singapore Archdiocesan website, formerly known as Veritas, has been revamped and its address is now www.catholic.org.sg. It was previously www.veritas.org.sg. The revamp – still a work-in-progress – is meant to make the website [...]

Ancient copy of bible to go online

A MANUSCRIPT OF what is believed to be the earliest complete copy of the New Testament is set to become available for viewing online. The "Codex Sinaiticus", a parchment manuscript, was written in the middle of the fourth century and is arguably the oldest Christian Bible in existence. For 70 years it has been the [...]

Tour the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel online

http://mv.vatican.va/3_EN/pages/MV_Home.html Among the works of art you can see on the website is Michelangelo's painting of the biblical story of the creation of Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. When Pope John Paul II dedicated the restored Sistine Chapel he described it as "the sanctuary of the theology of the human body". It [...]