Pope at FAO: food is not a commodity subject to speculation, the hungry

Friday November 21st 2014
The logic of the market place and the "primacy of profit" must be overcome in the battle against hunger and malnutrition.

Pope called alleged Spanish abuse victim, encouraged him to file charges

Friday November 21st 2014
A Vatican source has confirmed to CNA that Pope Francis called a 24-year-old man in Spain who alleges he was the victim of sexual abuse a decade ago in the city of Granada.

Turkey's 53,000 Catholics happily awaiting Pope Francis

Friday November 21st 2014
Turkey's small community of 53,000 Catholics – amid a population of 76 million – is anticipating Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the country with joyful hearts, says Istanbul's apostolic vicariate.

Pope: Jesus weeps for those who prefer comfort over conversion

Friday November 21st 2014
In his homily on Thursday Pope Francis said that the Gospel scene in which Jesus wept for Jerusalem’s closed heart is repeated today with those in the Church who are afraid to let him work in their lives.

Few topics are more manipulated than hunger, Pope tells UN

Friday November 21st 2014
Pope Francis on Thursday condemned the excessive consumption and misuse of food, saying that often the statistics surrounding the topic of hunger are twisted for the sake of national security.

A new church is an insult to Muslims, NGOs say

A group of NGOs today protested against the planned construction of a church in Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya in what they say is ....

Why do we need guidelines to import bibles? Sabah rep asks Putrajaya

There should not be a need to draw up new standard operating procedures to import Christian materials to East Malaysia as the Con....

Selangor returns Bibles with strict conditions — for Sarawak only

Malay and Iban Bibles, seized by the Selangor Islamic Department (Jais) from The Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) in January, were....

Christian student made to wear headscarf, join Muslim prayers at Negri school

Following allegations of Muslim students being used to subtly propagate Islam to their non-Muslim peers in secondary schools, fre....

Maintaining the 1Malaysia spirit

Malaysians generally use festive seasons to strengthen inter-racial and inter-religious harmony. Likewise, the young pupils enrol....

Shah Alam Churches organise Christian Unity Service

Fourteen denominational churches came together for a Christian Unity Service on Nov 6 at the Kota Permai Golf & Country Club. The....

Ministering to Ebola Patients

According to the Code of Canon Law we read: “Canon 1000 §1. The anointings with the words, order, and manner prescribed in the....

Consecrated People as Godparents

There was a general restriction on priests, religious and other consecrated souls acting as godparents that stemmed from the 1917....

Jerusalem victims had a name, a family, a story, priest recalls

For one Jerusalem priest, the “horrific” killings at a Jerusalem synagogue show the need to humanize the victims of violence, in order to advance....

Beyond religious differences: Interfaith leaders unite on marriage

Leaders from various faith traditions around the globe are backing the union of a man and woman as an inherently complimentary human reality that tra....

You are my legacy, Cardinal George tells Chicago at final Mass

Cardinal Francis George celebrated his last public Mass as Archbishop of Chicago on Sunday, thanking the people of Chicago for being God’s “gift....

Religious freedom battle 'daunting,' but bishops urged to persist

The leader of the U.S. bishops’ religious freedom committee encouraged his fellow bishops not to lose heart, but to place their trust in God, in th....
Pope Francis condemned the "absurd violence" being used against Christians in several countries and called on people of good will everywhere to take up the cause of religious freedom.
In his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke on the qualities needed to be a true minister of God, saying that those who are ordained should never be “authoritative,” but rather humble and merciful.
In his homily on Nov 11 Pope Francis said that Jesus’ service to others has no boundaries, and warned of those who put limits on how much they give because they are lazy, or want to control the situation.
A Catholic psychologist who recently met with the Pontifical Council for the Laity says violence between partners is still a massive problem globally — and it’s gaining more attention from the Vatican.
In his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke on the qualities needed to be a true minister of God, saying that those who are ordained should never be “authoritative,” but rather humble and merciful.
In his homily on Nov 11 Pope Francis said that Jesus’ service to others has no boundaries, and warned of those who put limits on how much they give because they are lazy, or want to control the situation.
A Catholic psychologist who recently met with the Pontifical Council for the Laity says violence between partners is still a massive problem globally — and it’s gaining more attention from the Vatican.
This has more than a grain of truth in it. In the past, those with capital earned higher returns compared to those without capital e.g.ordinary workers who have to rely on growth and productivity improvements to see any increase in their income leve....
Spiritual literature has always highlighted the primordial struggle between good and evil, and this has generally been conceived of as a war, a spiritual battle.
In 2007, former British premier Tony Blair, widely seen as a war criminal, converted to Catholicism.
Standing in a semi-circle, a group of 30 children sing a song as their classroom sways with the waves.
CSS Growing in Faith Together (GIFT) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) successfully organised an inner healing retreat at MAJODI Centre, Plentong, October 23-25.
Do you ever look around at all the actresses, singers, athletes, and reality stars and wonder why you can’t be famous like them? Maybe you pray at night that you’ll get “discovered” on YouTube. Or maybe you want to get famous spreading God....
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Editorial

The Bibles that were seized by the Selangor Islamic Department (Jais) from The Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) on January 2 were returned to Christians in Sarawak today through the Association of Churches in Sarawak (ACS), in a ceremony at the Selangor palace in Shah Alam.

Focus

Food for thought

We closely link Advent to Christmas, to presents, to shopping and the material things where, we think, we’ll find happiness. We anticipate —and sometimes dread — the upcoming activities of the season, signalling the year’s end.

Letters to Editor

The decorum of the server at Mass

The Altar servers’ ministry is important in the Church especially during the Eucharistic Celebration

Sunday Reflections

November 23, 1927. The dirty walls of the place of execution resounded with the shout, Viva Cristo Rey! Long Live Christ the King! And Blessed Miguel Pro completed his life, his arms held out wide in the form of a cross.