Catholic Church's response to the detention of Auxiliary Police Officer
His Grace Archbishop William Goh and the faithful of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore are saddened to learn of the passing of former President S. R. Nathan last night (22 August 2016).
The Catholic Church in Singapore is saddened to learn of the killing of one of our brothers-in-Christ, the 86 year old Reverend Father Jacques Hamel.
This summer, almost 350 Singaporeans will be attending the international World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow, Poland.
President Tony Tan Keng Yam’s meeting with Pope Francis at the Holy See earlier today (28th May). This is the first ever state visit by a Singapore Head of State to the Vatican.
On 28th May 2016, President Tony Tan Keng Yam will be the first sitting Singapore Head of State to officially meet a Pope at the Vatican. The visit of President Tan to the Holy See will showcase the longstanding ties between Singapore and the Holy See of Rome.
The Church values life, regardless of the family situation (single or married). Children are innocent, hence any support that benefits them are welcome. However the State can certainly do more to educate our people on the importance of family and building holistic families. There should be better preparation for marriage and education of the young on [...]
MEDIA RELEASE: 8 April 2016 PAPAL EXHORTATION: AMORIS LAETITIA “The Joy of Love: On Love in the Family” Text released on 8 April at 12:00 pm (Rome) or (10:00 am GMT) or 6.00pm Singapore time This apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis is the conclusion of a two-year synod process that discusses both the beauty and challenges of family [...]
Archbishop William Goh thanks the Mufti of Singapore for his solidarity and prayers for the victims of the Lahore bombing
His Grace Most Reverend Archbishop William Goh thanked the Mufti of Singapore, Dr Mohamed Fatris Bakram for his solidarity and prayers and sympathy for the victims of the Lahore bombing. His Grace sent the letter through Mr Zainul Abidin, Director of Strategic Engagement of MUIS, which was also released to the media. Dear [...]
The Catholic Church in Singapore deplores all violence, which is an affront to humanity. All true religions work for peace and harmony, and mutual respect for the individual. Terrorism can never be justified under any circumstances. Our hearts go out to all innocent victims of the carnage. We pray for them and their loved ones [...]