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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Christians are wrong, but not bigoted

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE Christians are wrong, but not bigoted Boy, I have never seen so many Christians in one place in my life, at least not in Hong Kong. But the gathering ... has expressed similar opposition but did not appear to field many followers that day. And the Christians won- big time! The chief executive said in his policy address there would not even ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Not Christian to reject gay rights

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Christians who reject gay rights forget the teachings of Christ When an angry mob was going to execute a woman caught in the act of adultery, Jesus taught them love and forgiveness by saying, "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone". Though I am not a Christian, I am always touched by this story and the message it conveys. Regrettably, it seems that many ...

  3. Beijing lobbies HK Christians

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Beijing lobbied some Hong Kong Christians to give a 'true picture' of the state of religious affairs on the mainland when they attend a big international ... Kong and mainland religious figures over the past months. Another Christian figure said that, as early as Easter, mainland officials with local religious contacts had started inquiring who ...

  4. Christian council to take aim at electoral shift

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Hong Kong's largest Christian group is to speak out against the government's proposed electoral changes. In a statement to be published as early as today, the Hong Kong Christian Council- which represents leading Christian denominations- will also demand the administration give a clear road map to universal suffrage. 'The government lacks vision ...

  5. Christian centre receives government funds

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Tao Fong Shan Christian Centre in Sha Tin has received a government grant of HK$600,000 to repair the roof and walls of Pilgrim's Hall, which contains guest rooms and conference facilities. The grade two historic building is the second to receive the grant under the scheme for maintaining private heritage. As a grant condition, the campus will be open to members ...

  6. Mainland Christians defy ban on convention

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung About 30 young Christians on the mainland could breach a ban by the authorities to visit Hong Kong to attend a week-long Catholic convention branded an 'anti-China activity'. Yesterday, some said they cheated in applications, saying they were in Hong Kong for 'sightseeing'. Others said they were stopping over on an overseas trip. A university student ...

  7. Christian team needs tireless fund-raiser

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos A non-governmental organisation that provides a full range of social services through more than 70 service units wants to recruit a new fund-raising officer who relishes the challenge of exploring and implementing activities for a fast-expanding new team. The Hong Kong Christian Service (HKCS) offers a variety of professional and people-oriented social services through ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The great faiths continue to provide a moral compass in cynical times

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Christians hijacked the festival? Hong Kong, "Asia's world city", has shown the rest of the world the way in calling the period from November 23 until New Year's Day "WinterFest". The Tourism Board genuflects towards Christianity without mentioning Christ, claiming that its celebration offers "a unique spin on Christmas festivities". Its bottom-line ...

  9. What luxury will Tsang give up for Lent?

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... strife.' How ironic, then, that Tsang, a self-styled good Catholic, has been exposed for his obsessions with luxury in the week that Lent starts for the faithful. The Christian period of observance ...

  10. Zen favours democracy, just not for his church

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Newly named Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun yesterday spelled out his position on democracy, saying the closed circle elections for choosing popes differed from the selection of Hong Kong's chief executive. Speaking at Yuen Long Catholic Se ...




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