Current Events

Current Events 2017-03-05T02:21:08+00:00

Messages on Current Events from The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Singapore

108, 2017

National Day Message 2017

August 1st, 2017|Current Events, Messages|

This is a very divisive world we live in. There is so much disagreement on all fronts - economic, political, religious, moral, ethical and social. We have extreme religious fundamentalism at one end, and hostile secularism at the other.

3007, 2016

National Day Message 2016

July 30th, 2016|Current Events, Messages|

This year we celebrate our 51st National Day. In the last 50 years, we, together with our leaders, have been focusing on building a progressive society with proper infrastructure and transparent governance.

2501, 2016

Nostra Aetate as a Religious Resource for Common Space

January 25th, 2016|Current Events, Other Occasions|

There is always tension between state and religions and among religions themselves. How do we handle such tensions in a creative and proactive way so that they do not give rise to terrorism, civil war or religious wars? - This is the Keynote Address delivered by His Grace, Archbishop William Goh on 'Nostra Aetate' at the 2nd SRP Distingished Lecture and Symposium Series, 20 January, 2016, Marina Mandarin Singapore.

2011, 2015

Message to the French Community in Singapore at Memorial Mass for Victims of the Paris Bombings

November 20th, 2015|Current Events, Messages|

The recent bombings in Paris have shattered many lives; affecting not just those of your countrymen in France, but your own community here in Singapore. Understandably, you must be feeling outraged, anguished and sorrowful, after all, such outrage against humanity can only come from the most misguided and evil minds.