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Church's Backlash Blocks Change in Religion Classes CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 29, 2016 ... backlash from bishops and other key figures and organisations in Catholic education. Church opposition is underpinned by the legal rights enjoyed by denominational schools in protecting their religious ethos. The latest Church-State­education clash has come to light in a report from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA), which is on the desk of Education Minister Richard Bruton. The report is based on a­public consultation process ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/churchs-backlash-blocks-change-in.html

Card. Zen's Guarded Pessimism Over China- Vatican Talks CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 29, 2016 ... worries, but doubts whether the pope will give him an ear, because the top Vatican officials around him, including the secretary of state, Pietro Cardinal Parolin, seem to support the appeasement theory. However, the cardinal believes the Vatican still has room to move, because of the sizable number of Catholics in China, but the last thing he wants to see is a compromise. "Compromises destroy everything," he stated. Willy Lam Wo-lap, an adjunct professor of history at the Chinese University ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/card-zens-guarded-pessimism-over-china.html

Catholic Church Hopes to Raise $238 Million for Next 7 Years, to Ask Catholics to Make Monthly Contributions CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 28, 2016 ... and social organisations. There are about 100 organisations within the Catholic Church here. The money will also be used for the construction of its upcoming $150 million centre for archdiocese-wide activities and priest retirement residence in Upper Thomson Road; a new $19 million "seminary and formation centre"; and a separate $3.1 million residence for retired priests in Changi. The Church is targeting for these building projects to be ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/catholic-church-hopes-to-raise-238.html

Christianity at Risk in Vietnam Amid Restrictions on Religious Freedom CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 28, 2016 Religious freedom in Vietnam is at serious risk following the passing of the country's first ever Law on Belief and Religion almost 2 weeks ago. The law passed on 18 November, despite concerns that it does not conform to international standards on freedom of religion or belief, Christian Solidarity Worldwide has warned. "Although the final text has not yet been made public, it is not expected to have altered significantly from previous drafts," the charity reported. "The ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/christianity-at-risk-in-vietnam-amid.html

Human Trafficking a Global Evil That Must Be Tackled: Bishop CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 20, 2016 ... trafficking, educating Australians, and working alongside organisations here and overseas to shut down human trafficking. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Disclaimer No responsibility or liability shall attach itself to either myself or to the blogspot 'Clerical Whispers' for any or all of the articles placed here. The placing of an article hereupon does not necessarily imply that I agree or accept the contents of the article as being necessarily factual in ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/human-trafficking-global-evil-that-must.html

Christian and Muslim Leaders Condemn "Aggressive Tendencies and Criminal Acts" CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 11, 2016 ... nations, groups, and individuals." They say that women, children, and religious and ethnic minorities are "the first targets of an erroneous interpretation" of the two religion's sacred texts. And they affirm the "vital" presence of women in inter-religious dialogue as being "indispensable." And they continue: "Women bear the disproportionate impact of violent conflict and thus come to peace-making tables with special insight into the needs of the most ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/christian-and-muslim-leaders-condemn.html

Catholic Leader Apologises for Church's Role in Forced Adoptions CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 9, 2016 ... society, including the church. "This culture of isolation and social ostracising was harsh and unforgiving." They apologised "for hurt caused by the church as part of this system" and also said they supported the "government's intention to publish legislation on 'tracing' rights for adopted children and their mothers with due regard to the rights of all involved". The repetition of this apology by Archbishop Eamon Martin, who was installed as Catholic Primate and Archbishop of Armagh in ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/catholic-leader-apologises-for-churchs.html

Global Consultation at the Vatican Aims to Enrich Lives Through Sport CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 5, 2016 ... culture through sport, with one goal: to help those who have the most need, especially the marginalised and the disadvantaged, and to encourage everyone to develop life skills, character, common values, and increase their capacity for the enjoyment of life itself. Participants had a common commitment to the idea that sport has the power to celebrate our common humanity, regardless of faith, race, culture, beliefs, gender and ability. A statement from the conference reads: "Sport can bring us ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/global-consultation-at-vatican-aims-to.html

Catholic Church Apologises for Role in 'Forced Adoptions' CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 4, 2016 ... but add that decisions were taken about them and their children without proper, informed consultation. "Because I was young I felt I had to do what I was told," says Alison, one of the women in the documentary. 'Ultimate sin' Angela, who became pregnant at 18 and was sent to a Catholic mother and baby home in Essex, said: "You had committed the ultimate sin, and as a Catholic it was the worst thing that could possibly have happened to you. So, yes, it did feel like ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/catholic-church-apologises-for-role-in.html

Catholic Church Apologises for Role in 'Forced Adoptions' CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 3, 2016 ... but add that decisions were taken about them and their children without proper, informed consultation. "Because I was young I felt I had to do what I was told," says Alison, one of the women in the documentary. 'Ultimate sin' Angela, who became pregnant at 18 and was sent to a Catholic mother and baby home in Essex, said: "You had committed the ultimate sin, and as a Catholic it was the worst thing that could possibly have happened to you. So, yes, it did feel like ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/catholic-church-apologises-for-role-in_3.html

Australian Aid Agencies Honour Anglican Missions' Chief CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 2, 2016 ... "to develop strategies to combat human rights abuses against people who use drugs" and called on the Australian government "to sustain bilateral political engagement with the Philippines that works towards ending the extrajudicial killings, and seeks a harm reduction approach to supporting the 700,000 drug users who have identified themselves to the Philippines authorities within current legal frameworks." +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Disclaimer No responsibility or ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/australian-aid-agencies-honour-anglican.html

The Democrats' Trojan Horse TEA AT TRIANON - November 1, 2016 ... opposed mandatory coverage of contraception by insurance companies. "There needs to be a Catholic Spring," he said, "in which Catholics themselves demand the end of a Middle Ages dictatorship and the beginning of a little democracy and respect for gender equality in the Catholic church." He continued: "I have not thought at all about how one would 'plant the seeds of the revolution,' or who would plant them. Just wondering…" Podesta, who is a practising Catholic, ...http://teaattrianon.blogspot.com/2016/11/the-democrats-trojan-horse.html

Archbishop of Canterbury Adviser Condemns Extremists Who 'Hijack' Sacred Texts CLERICAL WHISPERS - October 24, 2016 Violent extremism often arises in "deeply religious societies" where sacred texts are "hijacked" to promote extremist agendas, the Archbishop of Canterbury's adviser for reconciliation said recently. Dr Sarah Snyder was speaking at a groundbreaking conference in London organised by the Foreign Office to explore how freedom of religion and belief can help prevent violent extremism by "building inclusive and plural societies". She said the West sometimes forgets that many of ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/10/archbishop-of-canterbury-adviser.html

Christians and Muslims Play Football to Combat Extremism CLERICAL WHISPERS - October 24, 2016 ... organisations, charity and education leaders. It was taking place as part of the UN's "prevention of extremism" action plan and included sessions such as "sports as a means to prevent violent extremism". Siddiqi told Christian Today: "Sport helps people understand cultures more deeply." The football matches involved teams of all faiths playing together – Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims and Christians. "If you don't pass the ball you will never move up the ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/10/christians-and-muslims-play-football-to.html

Croatian Activists Demand End to Church Concordats CLERICAL WHISPERS - October 22, 2016 ... the significant concessions given to the Church. Alan Soric, a legal expert from the secularist NGO Protagora – part of the movement organising the protest – told BIRN the protest is being held because of "daily breaches of the secularity of the Croatian constitution" in implementing the concordats. "In general, in the concordats, Croatia has only obligations, while the Church has rights," he said, pointing to Church's influence on education. "Specifically, this especially concerns ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/10/croatian-activists-demand-end-to-church.html

St. Laura of St. Catherine of Siena CATHOLIC FIRE - October 21, 2016 ... of her life in a wheelchair, where she continued to teach by example, word and writing. St. Laura was canonized by Pope Francis on May 12, 2013. Today her Missionary Sisters work in 19 countries throughout America, Africa and Europe. At her canonization ceremony, Pope Francis praised Saint Laura for "instilling hope" in the indigenous people of her nation and for teaching in a way that respected their culture. She is Colombia's first saint and is the patron saint of: people suffering from ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/10/st-laura-of-st-catherine-of-siena.html

Christians 'Hung on a Cross Over Fire', Steamrollered and Crushed to Death in North Korea CLERICAL WHISPERS - September 26, 2016 ... being killed for their faith, a damning new report from Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has warned. CSW, a UK-based religious freedom charity, said in the report, Total Denial: Violations of Freedom of Religion or Belief in North Korea , that freedom of religion or belief "is largely non-existent" under dictator Kim Jong-Un's leadership. "Religious beliefs are seen as a threat to the loyalty demanded by the Supreme Leader, so anyone holding these beliefs ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/09/christians-hung-on-cross-over-fire.html

Methodist Exhibition 'Demonises' Israel, Says Former Archbishop George Carey CLERICAL WHISPERS - September 26, 2016 ... Deputies of British Jews (BOD),which accused it of harming Jewish-Christian relations. It includes a replica checkpoint and features photographs by Peter Morgan, along with accounts of Palestinians' experiences. It was organised by Katherine Fox, who has recently returned from monitoring human rights in Bethlehem with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel, which is supported by the Methodist Church. She said: "Londoners know what it is like to be constantly late for ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/09/methodist-exhibition-demonises-israel.html

Vast Majority of Americans Identify As Christian, Say Faith Is Very Important to Them CLERICAL WHISPERS - September 20, 2016 ... measure used by Barna to classify people as "practising Christians". Amid an ongoing debate in the US about whether it is a "Christian country" – a debate which mirrors a similar one in the UK – around 48 per cent of those surveyed fell under the category of "post-Christians". These are people who do not take part in activities such as Bible reading, prayer, and church attendance, and have disbelief in God or identify as atheists or agnostics. Individuals were ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/09/vast-majority-of-americans-identify-as.html

Vatican to Raise Role of Faith Groups at UN Migration Summit CLERICAL WHISPERS - September 19, 2016 ... hosting a summit of world leaders to tackle global issues around refugees and migrants, with the aim of bringing countries together behind a more humane and coordinated approach. The one day meeting at the UN headquarters in New York marks the first time the General Assembly has called for a summit on this issue. Organisers hope it will point the way towards a more responsible and predictable system for responding to large movements of refugees and migrants. ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/09/vatican-to-raise-role-of-faith-groups.html

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