Bits & Pieces

Ad Limina Visit in Rome 2018 – Archbishop Simon Poh reflects

One of the memorable moments of my first Ad Limina Visit is the meeting with Pope Francis on 8 February 2018. There were two earlier occasions that I personally met our Holy Father. The first was in October 2016, together with Archbishop Julian and Bishop Bernard Paul, when we attended a formation course for new bishops. ...
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Bits & Pieces: A trip to Thailand

In 2013 Bishop Silvio Siripong of the Diocese of Chantaburi (Thailand) led a group of 22 of his priests to visit the Archdiocese of Kuching. We were of course thrilled and worked out a programme of praying and reflecting together, sharing our pastoral experiences and challenges and enjoying one another’s company....
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Bits & Pieces: My Experience at the Extraordinary Synod 2014

The journeying together (which the word “Synod” means) of the Bishops as shepherds of their respective Catholic communities with Pope Francis was for me a profound experience of the universal Church as a pilgrim people. The Bishops were from all over the world. While some knew one another, a lot were meeting for the first time – new faces but not strangers. ...
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