Non-mainstream faiths welcome, as long as they don't disrupt nation

DR MATHEW MATHEWS
DR MATHEW MATHEWS

From breakaway sects to fringe religions, various terms have been used for non-mainstream faiths that have made their way to Singapore in the last century.

Together, at least 10 such groups exist here. They range from the Jehovah's Witnesses to Falungong to the Tzu Chi Foundation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 20, 2019, with the headline 'Non-mainstream faiths welcome, as long as they don't disrupt nation'. Print Edition | Subscribe