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Late pope's relic finds home in HK

A lock of hair from the late Pope John Paul II will be kept permanently at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Caine Road, after the Vatican approved a request from the Hong Kong Diocese, Catholic officials said yesterday.

Thursday, 24 November, 2011, 12:00am

Choose a pope for the whole world

It is unlikely to happen, but the wish must be expressed: it would be a fitting tribute to Pope John Paul II's universalism if the 117 electors of the College of Cardinals choose a successor from Asia, Africa or Latin America.

16 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Time capsule holds years of fond memories

Pope Paul VI College celebrated its 30th anniversary by burying a time capsule and staging a two-part open day and an exhibition.

The time capsule was filled with documents related to the founding of the school.

31 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

English contest proves a success story

Pope Paul VI College held a competition to select students to represent the English De partment in a show for its open day. The task of deciding what to do fell on teachers Vera Yeung and Mairead O'Carroll. They decided to hold a storytelling competition.

22 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Anniversary extravaganza

Pope Paul VI College is to celebrate its 30th anniversary with an open day and exhibition between from December 17 to 19. A wide range of activities has been arranged and a special magazine will be published to commemorate the event.

30 Nov 1999 - 12:00am


FATHER Jose Mario O Mandia did not merely offer us his litanies on the Pope from Roman Catholic literature (Sunday Morning Post, October 15), he also gave us a particular interpretation of scriptures and tradition that is contentious. The Pope has made pronouncements that are not ex cathedra.

5 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Chapters from the Pope's story

POPE JOHN PAUL II, The Biography Tad Szulc, Scribner, $270 WHEN you consider how well the forces of violence are organised - armies and their insurgent enemies, the international arms trade, the Mafia, triads - it becomes apparent the principle of non-violence and healing must have a similar organisational continuity.

30 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Criticism of Pope unfair

I READ with interest the two articles by Brian Masters and Andrew Gumbel with regard to Pope John Paul II (South China Morning Post March 11 and April 16), both criticising the Pope for - among other things - his stand on moral issues.

25 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Need for self-control not such a bad thing

I REFER to M.D. Boesel's letter headlined, 'Overruled' (South China Morning Post, September 14), commenting on my previous letter which appeared in the Post, on September 6.

29 Sep 1994 - 12:00am