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  1. Voices of Youth

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gloria Tsang, 18 Diocesan Girls' School After last week's episode on poverty, Voices of Youth (VOY) will speak out for ethnic minorities this Saturday. We will take a look at what life in Hong Kong is like for them, and what they think about Hongkongers. We visited minority children at Christian Action's centre in the summer. We produced a chit chat segment ...

  2. News - World - CATHOLIC CHURCH

    Pope Francis calls for a poor church for the poor

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... In between bursts of applause from the audience, the 76-year-old said his papal name was inspired by St Francis of Assisi, who was "a man of poverty and a man of peace". "How I would ... thought of Francis of Assisi," he said. "Francis of Assisi for me is a man of poverty, a man of peace, a man who loved and protected creation. Right now our relations with creation ...

  3. News - World - RELIGION

    Pope Francis and his 'new style of papacy'

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... and took a vow of poverty. He is the first pope to come from the Jesuit order, whose members take a vow of poverty and have traditionally shunned careerism, instead focusing on service, education ...

  4. Study to examine 'gender-insensitive' practices

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Discrimination Against Women, such as poverty, education and violence. The researchers will collect views from 10 women's groups and analyse government and academic research. ...

  5. Exposed in the West, the pope looks East

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... group representing most nuns in the US- of harbouring 'radical feminist themes'. The nuns allegedly focus too much on poverty and economic injustice and not enough against abortion ...

  6. Islamic road map

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... That is why it is crucial that an attempt to rejuvenate Islamic civilisation, and eradicate endemic poverty in much of the Muslim world, should be given a chance to succeed. In December 2005, ... and exclusion'. On a practical level, they also called for the elimination of poverty and illiteracy, and asserted: 'All the governments and peoples of the ummah [the Muslim community] are unanimous ...

  7. Church v state on population policy

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and greater access to free contraceptives. The country has the highest birth rate in Southeast Asia and 40 per cent of its population lives in poverty. A packet of condoms can cost a family what ...

  8. Out and about

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hong Kong's income disparity levels are the widest in what passes for the developed world, and you don't have to look far to find disgusting extremes of poverty ... children. He took the sensible view that desperate poverty combined with ignorance and lack of opportunity were communism's natural breeding grounds; people who have chances early in life ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Catholic Church runs ad to press government for policy reforms

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... for the working poor who do not receive Comprehensive Social Security Assistance. The open letter says more than one million people now live below the poverty line. "This is an abnormal phenomenon ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

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

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

    ... Benedict wrote that Christians are committed to fight against poverty and work for a more equitable sharing of the earth's resources out of a concern for the "supreme dignity of every ...




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