Current Events

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Messages on Current Events from The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Singapore

2011, 2014

Message on Middle East Conflicts

November 20th, 2014|Current Events, Messages|

The small territory of Gaza has been devastated by weeks of war between Israel and Hamas. Even UN shelters for civilians have been shelled and are in ruins. In Iraq, extremists calling themselves the Islamic State have taken over Mosul and parts of Northern Iraq and are committing atrocities against Christians, Yazidis and other religious and ethnic minorities.

608, 2014

National Day Message 2014

August 6th, 2014|Current Events, Messages|

This year marks 49 years of Singapore’s independence. A young nation, we cannot help but feel proud as we recall what Singapore has achieved in a relatively short period of time. Even other nations look on Singapore’s achievements with much admiration.

1704, 2014

Praying for Church in China

April 17th, 2014|Current Events, Messages|

n May 2007, Pope Benedict XVI released a Letter to Chinese Catholics, in which he asked that May 24 each year be celebrated as a World Day of Prayer for the Church in China. He chose May 24 because it is the Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians, who is venerated at the Shrine of Sheshan (佘山) in Shanghai.

2101, 2014

Lunar New Year Message 2014

January 21st, 2014|Current Events, Messages|

Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated occasions in the Lunar Calendar. It is customary for families to gather together during this time of the year to renew familial ties and to reminisce the good old times and to recall the shared experiences that bind us together.

108, 2013

Nurses Day Message 2013

August 1st, 2013|Current Events, Messages|

On behalf of the Church and especially all patients and their loved ones, I want to thank you for the wonderful service you have rendered. Nursing is not just a profession but it is primarily a vocation – a vocation of love. You need a heart to be a real nurse.