Posts Tagged ‘concert’

Philippine bishop calls Madonna ‘amoral’ over crucifix dance routine Comments 0

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

A Filipino Catholic bishop dubbed international pop diva Madonna “amoral” for climbing a stripper pole shaped like a crucifix during her concert in Manila last week. “I never thought there could be people like that who cannot tell the difference between right and wrong and are only driven by desire to make money,” said retired 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

Sistine Chapel made available for corporate event Comments 0

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The Sistine Chapel has been opened to a corporate function for the first time, in order to benefit Pope Francis’ charities. Porsche enthusiasts paid 5000 Euros each for a multi-day tour of Rome, which included an exclusive concert inside the Sistine Chapel and a dinner in the Vatican Museums on Saturday. The “Art for Charity” Read more

Concert planned for hospital chaplains in the Waikato Comments 0

Friday, August 15th, 2014

A concert is being planned to raise funds for chaplains at Waikato Hospital, who between them help 30,000 patients a year. The Waikato Healthcare Chaplaincy Committee Charitable Trust will hold a concert “Hear and Care” on August 30. The current chaplaincy team at Waikato Hospital is made up of three ecumenical chaplains, one Catholic chaplain, Read more