Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Goh’

Problem gambling – Catholic church calls for safeguards Comments 0

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Problem gambling has led the Catholic Church to urge Singapore’s Government to “continually review” measures to minimise online gambling’s ill effects. The Catholic Church, along with the National Council of Churches in Singapore said it is “deeply concerned” that the Government is sending “confusing and conflicting signals” with the partial lifting of the ban on Read more

Auckland bishop labels Madonna material highly offensive Comments 6

Friday, March 4th, 2016

The Bishop of Auckland, Bishop Patrick Dunn, has described some of pop-singer Madonna’s performances as ‘highly offensive to Christianity’. Bishop Dunn’s comments, made to the New Zealand Herald, came ahead of performances by Madonna in Auckland. “There is no question in my mind that some of Madonna’s material is highly offensive to Christianity and will Read more

Singapore archbishop blasts Madonna concert Comments 0

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Singapore’s Catholic archbishop has expressed the local Church’s “grave concerns” at an upcoming concert by Madonna. In a statement released on February 20, Archbishop William Goh reminded Catholics of their “moral obligation not to support those who denigrate and insult religions . . .”. Archbishop Goh added that “‘pseudo arts that promote sensuality, rebellion, disrespect, Read more