Canossian nun marks 100th birthday

It was a joyous occasion on May 27 as Canossian Sr Vittorina Lamperti celebrated her 100th birthday at St Joseph’s Home.Forty-four Canossian nuns from Singapore and Malaysia, three priests, residents and staff of the home, volunteers and friends attended the event.Among them were seven of the Italian nun’s “boys” whom she loved and cared for [...]

2nd vocation booklet available now

Fr Louis Loiseau celebrates his 65th anniversary as a priest this year. He talks about his calling in the latest vocation booklet published this month by the CatholicNews.Coming from a big family that had raised 15 priests, the 89-year-old missionary said that during his youth, it was normal for young men and women to want [...]

Regarding The Case Of Maria Hertogh…

It is highly regrettable that the undue prominence given in the Press to the sad case of Maria Hertogh has thrown it out of its true perspective. Though we greatly deplore those sections of the Press that have exploited this topic for news, we are not without a good word for those others who see [...]

The Church In Korea (1950)

War is raging in Korea and millions there are in agony. How can we be indifferent to the fate of our Korean brothers and sisters’? They are all creature::; of God like ourselves. And among them are Catholics, redeemed as we have been redeemed, by Christ’s Precious Blood, members of the great Christian family, our [...]

All About Boys’ Town

Post-War Youth The Big Problem No one doubts that in Singapore to-day one of our greatest educational and social problems is that of our post-war youth. War has mowed down heads of families, it has created an over-age class among boys and, though existing schools and homes have displayed a magnificent and heroic effort to [...]

Catholic Church Will Not Fail England (1941)

Broadcast Of Ordinary To H. M’s Canadian Forces “THERE is one institution that will not fail England and Her Empire in their hour of need, it is the Catholic Church.British leaders seem to realise this, as they have spoken again and again of her salutary influence, commending particularly the efforts of the Pope to preserve [...]

Appeals for Gaza cease-?re

VATICAN CITY – As the assault by Israel on Gaza continued, Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, president of Caritas Internationalis, called for an immediate cease-?re to allow the wounded and their physicians to reach the region’s hospitals. “Caritas calls for action from the United States, the European Union and the international community to press for [...]