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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by STAFF

    ... of Legislative Council filibustering on other issues.   Potential women bishops The Church of England overcame bitter divisions to vote in favour of allowing women to become bishops. The decision reversed a 2012 vote against the move, which was much criticised at the time by the head of the church, Justin Welby. The decision was endorsed by existing bishops, clergy and the laity. The first ...

  8. Fears for new bishop after 'defection'

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Louise Ho louise.ho@scmp.com The new auxiliary bishop of Shanghai's Catholic diocese, Thaddeus Ma Daqin, has not been seen in public and is banned from carrying out his duties since ... Shanghai. Quoting local sources, the portal said Ma, 44, had freedom of movement but authorities had restricted him from exercising his ministry. Ma is the first mainland bishop to announce he ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Senior Australian clergyman Max Davis steps down over child sex abuse charges

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:25pm by AFP

    ... the church's military diocese, is the most senior clergyman in Australia, and the first Australian Catholic bishop, to be charged with a child sex offence. It is alleged he sexually abused a student ... the charge. "An allegation has been made to the police that in 1969 Bishop Max Davis abused a student at St Benedict's College in New Norcia," it said. "At that time- 45 years ago- ...

  10. News - World - RELIGION

    Germany's 'bling bishop' sacked by Vatican

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vatican City Germany's 'bling bishop' sacked by Vatican Pope Francis yesterday permanently removed a German bishop from his Limburg diocese after his €31 million (HK$332 million) new residence complex caused an uproar among the faithful. Franz-Peter Terbartz-van Elst, nicknamed the "bling bishop" by the media, had been indefinitely relieved ...




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