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    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Believers who tune into the God Channel are offered the chance to become 'angels' for a price of US$750. The network- started by South African couple Rory and Wendy Alec in Britain in 1995- is funding part of its expansion by making viewers  ...

  2. For the first time, a match made in nirvana

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Chanted sutras, not Mendelssohn's Wedding March, were the accompaniment of choice yesterday for Hong Kong's first legal marriage in a Buddhist temple. Fanling's Kun Chung Temple was recognised as a marriage venue last month, and ...

  3. A missionary who lived by his motto

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair Daniel Nelsson 1918-2003 Swedish missionary Daniel Nelsson liked to repeat an old saying: 'Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and he's set for life.' During the years he preached and taught at ...

  4. Tsang's friends turn to God to celebrate chief's new role

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Most people would be happy to celebrate a great event with a feast; Donald Tsang Yam-kuen went one better yesterday by enjoying a Mass arranged just for him by friends to mark his rise to chief executive. Coincidentally, the event in the Cat ...

  5. Ultimate test of endurance

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Rajesh Thakkar

    ... Dubai was the setting for an unusual race this week. Rajesh Thakkar went along for the ride Even in the relative comfort of an air-conditioned, four-wheel drive equipped with special suspensions, a 160km journey into the Dubai desert is no cakewalk. Makin ...

  6. China Daily attacks 'political' Bishop Zen

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... But he denies breaching the divide between Catholic Church and state Hong Kong's official mainland newspaper yesterday launched a scathing attack on the outspoken head of Hong Kong's Catholic diocese, accusing him of turning it into a political ...

  7. Material Girl's spiritual quest causes unholy row

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Israeli tourism board might have thought it was the kind of advertising that money could never buy. But many orthodox Jews and conservatives in Israel would have preferred that Madonna had stayed away. Probably no modern spiritual pilgrimage has been ...

  8. Woman fights for recognition of her faith

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... freedom of religion for all citizens. A superior court is hearing her landmark application for a declaration that she is a Christian, and for the deletion of the word 'Islam', from her national identity card, in the place for religion. She also wants the court to order the authorities to recognise her 1998 marriage to a Christian. A decision is expected in December. Ms Joy, 43, ...

  9. What now for church and state?

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... stand on the war in Iraq. Evangelical Christians are in no doubt, though- it was religion. Lawyer Jay Sekulow, a well-known figure on Christian radio in the United States, told the Sunday Morning Post of his certainty that religious values played a major part in Mr Bush's victory. 'Religion was very significant, especially if you look at the sheer voter turnout,' ...

  10. The woman who should lead India

    Posted May 01st 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... her- her origins (Italian), her religion (nominally Catholic), her education (modest) and, not least, that this excruciatingly shy woman pales into insignificance compared with her murdered ... Moreover, I feel very strongly about India being a secular state. By secular state, I mean one that will encompass all religions. The present government doesn't stand for that.' She looks ...




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