Process In Conflict Resolution In The Archdiocese Of Singapore

The Archbishop’s Office has released the following document:PROCESS IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF SINGAPORE PREMISE From time to time, complaints against priests or laity arrive at the Archbishop’s desk. Most complainants expect the Bishop to intervene directly and personally to effect justice. This is neither possible nor the most efficient or judicious way [...]

Chancery Notice – 27 September 2015

APPOINTMENTS Fr Christopher Soh SJ was elected  Chair for the West District parishes for a term of two [2] years with effect from August  2015. Professor Tan Cheng Han has been reappointed as member and Chair of the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools for a term of two [2] years with effect from 17 September [...]

Church support for the divorced

The Marriage Tribunal assists those wanting to live in a sacramental unionFailure is something that most of us are not predisposed to in meritocratic Singapore. From the earliest years of our existence, we have been oriented towards achieving higher standards and being “the best”. For most of us, being successful means having a good paying [...]

CHARIS, CFC rebuild homes for Haiyan victims

For five days, volunteers from Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore (CHARIS) and Couples for Christ (CFC) Singapore joined hands to help rebuild the homes of Typhoon Haiyan survivors in Bogo City in Northern Cebu, Philippines.From Aug 29 to Sept 2, the 36 volunteers comprising many  first-timers, took part in house-building and spent time [...]

Pope’s Message To Venezuela: May Unity Prevail Over Conflict

Vatican City, 11 April 2014 (VIS)  On the occasion of the initiation of the Dialogue for Peace between the government and opposition groups in Venezuela, in which the Holy See has been invited as a mediator, the Holy Father has sent a message to President Nicolas Maduro Moros, members of government, representatives of the Democratic [...]

Declaration Of Commitment From The Human Trafficking And Slavery Conference

Vatican City, 10 April 2014 (VIS) The Declaration of Commitment following the Second International Conference on Combating Human Trafficking: Church and Law Enforcement in Partnership, which took place in the Vatican’s Casina Pio IV, is published in full below: On this date 10 April 2014 in the Vatican, senior law enforcement officials and representatives of [...]

Pope Receives President Of Colombia: Continue Peace Process Negotiations

Vatican City, 13 May 2013 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father received in audience His excellency Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderon, president of the Republic of Colombia. President Santos then met with the Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, S.D.B., accompanied by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, secretary for Relations with [...]

Seminar guides participants through journalistic process

Participants from Malaysia, Singapore Brunei engage in discussion during a seminar organised by Singapore Church publication Hai Sing Pao.JOHOR-BAHRU – Participants of a Mandarin writing seminar say they have gained greater insights into the journalistic process, and intend to use their newly acquired skills to improve their Church publications.Twenty-five people from Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei [...]

Values: In-vitro fertilisation – Begotten or made?

In this continuing series on Values by the Catholic Medical Guild and Caritas Singapore, we examine if in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is truly life-giving and ifit is the only solution for an infertile couple. ANY married couples trying desperately to start a family will say something like this: “We love children. We want to have a [...]