Archbishop William Goh has written a pastoral letter to Catholics in Singapore on the recent discussions on S377A. Read the full text at https://www.catholic.sg/pastoral-letter-archbishop-s377a
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S377A - TO REPEAL OR NOT TO REPEAL: A CONSCIENTIOUS DECISION A Pastoral Letter to Catholics in Singapore Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, There is much debate today, even among Catholics, as to whether Singapore should repeal S377A of the Penal Code. Some feel the law should be retained to avoid normalising [...]
We've received reports that new email spoofing incidents are being sighted by the faithful. These new spoof emails, which are attempts of online money scams, are mimicking emails addresses that may look like those used by the priests and religious in our Archdiocese. This is a repeat of similar incidents which took place in [...]
Archbishop William Goh has written a pastoral message on the recent clerical sex abuse scandals abroad. Read the full text at https://www.catholic.sg/pastoral-letter-abuse/
My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, You must be wondering what is going on in the minds and hearts of the Archbishop and his priests with regard to the revelation in August 2018 that some 300 priests had sexually abused over a thousand minors in Pennsylvania over the last 70 years. Like you, [...]
There are WhatsApp messages being circulated currently with an extract of one of Archbishop William Goh's Scripture Reflections. Unfortunately, the reflection extract was taken out of context to favour a cause, agenda or ambition. This same message was circulated earlier in 2017. The author/s of the original WhatsApp wrote on his/her message that the [...]
Archbishop William Goh has written a message for National Day 2018 entitled 'One United People'. Read the full text at https://www.catholic.sg/national-day-message-2018/
There is a doctored image of the Pope waving the Singapore flag. Please be aware that it is a doctored image from 2017 and the original social media post has been removed. However, it has since resurfaced. Although the origin of the image and sharing may be well-intentioned, we should not disseminate this photo [...]
Today, we celebrate Singapore’s 53rd National Day. To celebrate National Day is to celebrate nation-building, which is the work and participation of every citizen. How often do we take our nation for granted, just as many of us take our family for granted, and Church as well! We fail to realize that the nation, our family and our Church are what they are today because countless individuals and communities, past and present, have poured their sweat, blood and tears into building these institutions. Without each individual’s contribution, big and small, from every area of life, expertise and interest, our nation would not be so prosperous, efficient, happy, peaceful and progressive.
On 1st August 2018 the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in a Letter to the Bishops announced Pope Francis' approval of a revision to the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) paragraph 2267 that opposes use of the death penalty.