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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why companies should invest in anti-poverty programmes

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by ROBIN BISHOP

    ... Robin Bishop Robin Bishop says community projects to tackle poverty are a natural fit for business, because they foster a healthier, wealthier society Good company The Commission ... entrepreneurs to create jobs for themselves, while contributing towards tackling this issue of poverty, an issue for all citizens of Hong Kong, at the same time. Robin Bishop is director of corporate ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... system and sent off bogus invitations. Lee said he had no idea who was behind the system intrusion. 'But such acts are really meaningless and trivial,' he said. Bishop urged to uphold ... expressed support for Law. In an open letter to be published in a Chinese-language newspaper tomorrow, a group of Catholic activists will call on Bishop John Tong Hon to follow the church's ...

  3. News - World - VATICAN

    Pope ousts Paraguayan bishop over priest accused of abuse in US

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vatican City Pope ousts bishop over priest accused of abuse Pope Francis has dismissed a conservative Paraguayan bishop who was accused of protecting a priest suspected ... Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano from his post as head of the diocese of Ciudad del Este, and named another bishop to run it as an administrator for the time being. The sacking followed ...

  4. News - World - RELIGION

    Vatican text on gays and divorce revised after conservative complaints is approved

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:39am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Vatican City Stricter Vatican text on gays and divorce is approved by bishops Catholic bishops last night approved a revised document laying out the church's position on gays, sex, marriage and divorce, saying the report was a "balanced" reflection of church teaching and pastoral needs. The final report of the two-week meeting of bishops ...

  5. News - World

    Vatican no longer 'welcoming' gay worshippers but 'providing for' them

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:46am by AP

    ... Associated Press The Vatican is watering down a ground-breaking overture to gays which was initially entitled "Welcoming homosexuals" but has now become "Providing for homosexual persons". After a draft report by bishops debating family issues came under criticism from many conservative English-speaking bishops, the Vatican released a new English translation. ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Steven Bishop, songwriter to the stars, is excited about his Hong Kong debut

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Robin Lynam

    ... to contribute a couple of guitar solos. According to Stephen Bishop, who is due to perform at Kitec in Kowloon Bay on July 28, his manager at the time was also managing Clapton's friend, Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones, and swung the session by telling the guitarist that Bishop was "a funny guy". Bishop is certainly funny, and he proved it a couple of years later in John ...

  7. News - China

    Vatican slams Chinese official church in bishop row

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:25am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vatican City The Vatican slammed China’s state-run Catholic church on Thursday for stripping a bishop of his title, insisting the move “has no legal value ... for the Evangelisation of Peoples, told the religious news agency Fides. Chinese Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin was ordained as auxiliary bishop of Shanghai in July, with Pope Benedict XVI’s approval. He was stripped ...

  8. News - World - ESPIONAGE

    US military contractor who passed secrets to Chinese girlfriend jailed for 7 years

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:33am by AP

    ... and keeping classified documents at his Honolulu home. Benjamin Bishop demonstrated poor judgment and jeopardised national security because of an intimate relationship, said US District Court Judge Leslie Kobayashi during his sentencing hearing on Wednesday. That he would risk everything showed the girlfriend "has control over you", the judge told Bishop. Bishop's move ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    New Catholic bishops say civil disobedience OK if for common good

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:21am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Newly appointed auxiliary bishops, two Catholic clergymen suggest Occupy Central could be just, while third weighs in on reform report Clerics back 'public good' protests Two auxiliary bishops newly appointed by the Vatican have spoken out about the Occupy Central campaign, saying the church supports civil disobedience when it's ...

  10. News - World - RELIGION

    Church of England overcomes bitter divisions to vote for women bishops

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in York Church of England overcomes bitter divisions and overturns 2012 vote; first women bishops could be appointed in the country later this year Anglicans vote for women bishops The Church of England overcame bitter divisions yesterday to vote in favour of allowing female bishops for the first time in its nearly 500-year history. The decision reverses ...




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