(CNA, 18 May 2009)

His redemption is now complete. After his release from jail last year, and the end of his home detention scheme last month, Father Joachim Kang now has been restored fully to his duties as a priest.

The decision had been made last week by the head of the Catholic Church in Singapore, Archbishop Nicholas Chia, and revealed to churchgoers on Sunday in the church’s fortnightly newsletter, Catholic News (see statement here).

(read more)

See related articles:
Archbishop: Father Joachim Kang to be given meaningful church ministry (CatholicNews, 18 May 09)
RC priest jailed for embezzling S$5 million (23 Apr 04)