How Zachary overcame the odds for his O levels

Despite severe nosebleeds and bouts of dizzy spells arising from a nose tumour, he persevered through his whole exam in hospital.Zachary Chew with his mother, Mrs Irene Chew (left), and form teachers Mr Edmund Tham and Mrs Tracy Lee.Christopher KhooIt was just two days to his first O level exam paper, and Zachary Chew found himself hospitalised for [...]

Help shape The Catholic News

Things you never knew about us, The Catholic News.* The paper first published in 1935 as the Malaya Catholic Leader.* Over the decades, the name was changed to The Malayan Catholic Newsletter. It later became the Malaysian Catholic News which then evolved into today’s The Catholic News in 1974. * Some of the advertisements in [...]

Changes in The Catholic News

YOU now have in your hands the first issue of The Catholic News in 2002. We hope you will enjoy its improved masthead and eight full colour pages as much as we did editing and laying them out for you.In the forthcoming issues, you can expect more inspiring articles on living our Catholic faith as [...]

CatholicNews to increase in price

Dear Readers,Greetings of hope and peace!As the year comes to a close with the celebration of Our Lord’s Birth, let me take this opportunity to wish all of you, on behalf of the staff of CatholicNews, a joy-filled Christmas and blessed New Year. I would also like to take this opportunity to inform you that [...]

Hai Sing Pao marks 60 years

When Hai Sing Pao, the archdiocesan Chinese newspaper, was set up 60 years ago, “I was not even born!” remarked Archbishop William Goh. “We cannot but thank our forefathers who initiated this project for the archdiocese, which was then part of Malacca.”Archbishop Goh was speaking at a special Mass at the Church of St Bernadette [...]

Vatican paper’s new site

L’Osservatore Romano’s new websiteVATICAN CITY – The Vatican’s semi-official newspaper has launched a new website on April 19, marking the anniversary of Benedict XVI’s election in 2005.In addition to the daily Italian edition, L’Osservatore Romano’s weekly editions in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Portuguese, as well as its monthly edition, can be accessed at [...]

About Us

The Catholic News, as the official newspaper of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore, shares in the mission of proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ and His Gospel values by providing information, education and a forum for discussion. The Catholic News provides objective and accurate current information about the Church, both worldwide and local, [...]