Do not be 'afraid of joy,' Pope encourages

Friday April 25th 2014
Pope Francis rebuked Christians who are “afraid of joy” and “mournful,” encouraging them to remember that Jesus Christ accompanies them.

Spread Christ's joy as did St Jose de Anchieta, Pope urges

Friday April 25th 2014
During a Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of St. Jose de Anchieta, Pope Francis spoke Thursday on the theme of joy, saying that while it can be intimidating, it is a gift of God which ought to be spread.

JPII's theology of the body is transformative, scholar says

Friday April 25th 2014
John Paul II’s upcoming canonization gives new impetus to his “ground-breaking” theology of the body, which has the potential to “completely transform” contemporary culture, one theology professor says.

Resurrection pours 'fresh hope' on the world, Pope reflects

Thursday April 24th 2014
During his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis emphasized the certainty of Christ's presence in the world today, noting how his resurrection invites us to reject sin and open ourselves to joy and hope.

Cardinal: dedication to God links John XXIII, John Paul II

Wednesday April 23rd 2014
The papacies of John XXIII and John Paul II are connected in their dedication to God and to lives of priestly service, a cardinal who worked with both of the pontiffs stressed.

Called, Chosen and Commissioned

God’s favourite words are “come” and “go.”.At the height of the disciples’ ministry, Jesus calls his disciples to “....

Priests renew their commitment

Bishop Paul Tan Chee Ing,SJ with the clergy of the diocese of Melaka-Johor congregated for the annual Chrism Mass at the Church o....

“The world calls it a conversion, but I call it a change of heart”

“I was born Hindu (Telegu) and I am the eldest son in the family of two other siblings and my parents.

To shine the light

“I am a Catholic and I will do my best to serve the Will of God. But it was only possible after deep thought. I had explored ea....

Upheld the Federal Constitution

The Council of Churches of Malaysia (CCM) released a press statement on the Death of Karpal Singh.

Alleluia Jesus Christ

“I was from a convent secondary school and being exposed to Catechism classes and mixing with Catholic classmates, I came to le....

Many obtained “A” for last year’s BK

In the Kuala Lumpur Archdiocese, two students obtained A+ and 23 others A in last year’s SPM Bible Knowledge (BK). This is a va....

Irene was the “Iron Lady” of Asia

Even in death Irene has only proven that governments and leaders deny the truth Indeed as the sky darkened at 3.00pm as tears of ....

Ads bring Church's message to mainstream NY radio

Lay Catholics on the East Coast have teamed up with a prominent cardinal to create ads for secular radio proclaiming the Church’s message to an aud....

Good Friday: Day of penance and prayers

Like many of his fellow Christians, Vinod Noronha, resident of Mahim, too makes it a point to fast until he has attended the evening mass on Good Fri....

Fatima statue inspires devotion, prayer in Castel Gandolfo

Locals and swarms of pilgrims from various parts of the world gathered in Castel Gandolfo outside of Rome recently to show their Marian devotion and ....

Francis documentary to be shown at John Paul II Film Festival

The documentary “Francis: The Pope of the New World” will be shown on the big screen for the first time during the John Paul II International Fil....
Pope Francis rebuked Christians who are “afraid of joy” and “mournful,” encouraging them to remember that Jesus Christ accompanies them.
During a Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of St. Jose de Anchieta, Pope Francis spoke Thursday on the theme of joy, saying that while it can be intimidating, it is a gift of God which ought to be spread.
Pope Francis has appointed a Coptic Catholic priest, Father Yoannis Lahzi Gaid, to work as his 2nd personal secretary, Andrea Tornielli of La Stamp reports.
Non-Catholics and women were among the 12 disabled and elderly people whose feet Pope Francis washed and kissed when he celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper.
Speaking at the 2014 Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House, U.S. President Barack Obama reflected on his recent meeting with Pope Francis, whom he described as an inspiration.
Pope Francis is contributing to the fight against human trafficking by making the matter a frequent point of public discourse, says a U.S. ambassador who specializes in the subject.
Pope Francis has appointed a Coptic Catholic priest, Father Yoannis Lahzi Gaid, to work as his 2nd personal secretary, Andrea Tornielli of La Stamp reports.
The biblical accounts of Jesus’ passion and death focus very much on his trial, describing it in length and in detail.
Tens of thousands of Malaysians gathered to bid farewell to the Tiger of Jelutong on the holiest day of the Christian calendar.
"Several years ago, Mel Gibson produced and directed a movie which enjoyed a spectacular popularity. Entitled, The Passion of the Christ, the movie depicts Jesus’ paschal journey from the Garden of Gethsemane to his death on Golgotha, but with a v....
A first of its kind since its inception, the Lenten Compassion Walk travelled to St Thomas Church for a never-before-experienced journey which previously was only held within the Klang Valley.
At a recent gathering discussing preparations for World Youth Day in Krakow, a coordinator for the event emphasized how each year many youths receive the courage to answer their vocational call.
The 30th Youth Monthly Gathering (YMG) themed Hello Jesus was held on March 23 at the Holy Trinity Parish. The youths were invited to involve themselves in Church programmes organized by the youths for the youths.
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Editorial

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Focus

The transcript of our trial

The biblical accounts of Jesus’ passion and death focus very much on his trial, describing it in length and in detail.

Letters to Editor

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Sunday Reflections

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