Bishop's Response to the Letters of Appeal for Funds dated 16 and 29 August 2017

NOTICE

Bishop's Response to the Letters of Appeal for Funds dated 16 and 29 August 2017

This notice is served for the following purpose:

The letters of Appeal for Funds dated 16 August 2017 (CAMPUS MINISTRY HOUSE IN BANDAR SERI ALAM) and 29 August 2017 (CAMPUS MINISTRY LOW-ROOF 15-SEATER VAN) are unauthorised. Approval from the Bishop of Malacca Johore Diocese was not given with regards to these matter.

Diocesan policies are clear. There is to be no soliciting of funds either public or private without the approval and announcement from the Bishop's Office, as stated in the Bishop's Pastoral Directive No.11 dated 12 June 2017 under item no.3 and Conference of Bishops' of Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei - Complementary Norms (Canon 1265 § 2 on "Collection'].

All funds should be directed to an Account approved by the Bishop and not to any private name or account. If in doubt, please contact the Pastoral Secretariat (07-3871208) or the Bishop's Office at Majodi (07-3871121 extn 118).

All funds pertaining to the above are hereby frozen until proper accounting is presented.

+ Rt.Rev. Bernard Paul, DD
Bishop of Malacca Johore Diocese

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