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Religious launch website and rosary against human trafficking

As part of the international Year of Consecrated Life, the Catholic Religious in Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei have ramped up their collaborative efforts to fight human trafficking.Moving from raising awareness to urging action, the Religious priests, Sisters and Brothers are urging Catholics in their ministries to pray a Rosary Against Human Trafficking.The special rosary prayers [...]

Check out the SG50 Joy website

One way that Catholics of all ages can commemorate SG50 is through the SG50 Joy website (, slated to go live on June 1.The website will not only host details of the SG50 Thanksgiving Mass, but it will also be the platform for the archdiocese’s 50,000 Prayers for the Nation and 50,000 Meals for the [...]

Revamped website for archdiocese

The archdiocesan website has been revamped. Archbishop William Goh announced the move in a letter sent out to priests, Religious, and Catholic organisations,The revamp took about a year to complete and was done by the archbishop’s communications team. The archbishop said that the website was part of the Singapore Church’s efforts to “evangelise more people”.The [...]

Archbishop William sends condolences to PM Lee & family

Dear Prime Minister and Mrs Lee,The Roman Catholic Church in Singapore and I are with you in your pain as you mourn the loss of your beloved father and father-in-law.Your father was not only a great statesman. He was also a good and upright man who lived passionately his calling in life, which was to [...]

Launch of mission awareness campaign

A mission awareness campaign will be launched on Sept 21, about a month prior to World Mission Sunday.Organised by the Office for the New Evangelisation (ONE), the campaign called One Family On Mission: a Joy Shared, invites every baptised person to share the joy of Christ.To prepare for World Mission Sunday on Oct 19, mission [...]

Archbishop Pakiam elected Administrator

KUALA LUMPUR – The Kuala Lumpur archdiocese’s College of Consultors has elected Archbishop Emeritus Murphy Pakiam as archdiocesan administrator.He is to govern the archdiocese until the pope appoints a successor.Archbishop Pakiam, on reaching the age of 75 on Dec 6,  tendered his resignation as the head of the archdiocese. […]

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