Blasphemy in Pakistan: Government takes steps to stop abuse

Thursday May 28th 2015
It is a courageous step that few observers had foreseen.

Benedict XVI receives book containing fake messages against Francis

Thursday May 28th 2015
During the course of a meeting that lasted just a few minutes after the rosary was prayed, in the Vatican Gardens, on 9 May, the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, was handed a large book with a dark red cover and a stamp in the shape of a shell (conchiglia in Italian): the very same shell that appears in his episcopal and papal coat of arms.

Pope offers condolences for Tornado victims in Mexico

Thursday May 28th 2015
Pope Francis offered his prayers for those who died in Mexico following a tornado that struck Acuna City on Monday.

Lahore Archbishop saves christian community from mob by calling on muslim leaders' aid

Thursday May 28th 2015
The Christian quarter of Lahore was attacked by a mob after a mentally handicapped man was accused of desecrating the Qur’an.

Cardinal Wuerl in new pastoral letter reflects on catholic identity in public square

Thursday May 28th 2015
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, is calling on Catholics to live their Christian identity in public as well as in their own spiritual lives.

SSVP receives RM10k from Penang Chief Minister

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP), Diocesan Council of Penang, received a tremendous boost to their fundraising dinner, wh....

Joy in the midst of adversity

About 20 Extraordinary Ministers of Communion (EMC) and their spouses from the Cathedral of St John had an outreach to the Catho....

Legionaries, the powerhouse of a parish

On April 23, after the Thursday evening Mass, the legionaries of the Chapel of Christ the King (both English and Tamil praesidium....

CDM celebrates Mass for Women

“Have you ever been in love?” asked Fr Martin Arlando, parish priest of the Church of the Divine Mercy (CDM), at the beginnin....

SSVP receives RM10k from Penang Chief Minister

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP), Diocesan Council of Penang, received a tremendous boost to their fundraising dinner, wh....

Joy in the midst of adversity

About 20 Extraordinary Ministers of Communion (EMC) and their spouses from the Cathedral of St John had an outreach to the Catho....

Legionaries, the powerhouse of a parish

On April 23, after the Thursday evening Mass, the legionaries of the Chapel of Christ the King (both English and Tamil praesidium....

CDM celebrates Mass for Women

“Have you ever been in love?” asked Fr Martin Arlando, parish priest of the Church of the Divine Mercy (CDM), at the beginnin....

‘Paralyzed’ by fear of making mistakes

Pope Francis also observed how frequently parents are “paralyzed” by the fear of making mistakes, and hesitate to correct their children.

Pope to parents: Come out of ‘exile’ and educate your children

In his general audience on Wednesday, May 20, Pope Francis spoke of the essential role parents play in educating their children — a role, he said, ....

Blessed Romero built peace with the power of love

Some thought this day of Beatification would never arrive. Others hoped, and some always knew it would.

Lahore Archbishop saves christian community from mob by calling on muslim leaders' aid

The Christian quarter of Lahore was attacked by a mob after a mentally handicapped man was accused of desecrating the Qur’an.
Pope Francis also observed how frequently parents are “paralyzed” by the fear of making mistakes, and hesitate to correct their children.
In his general audience on Wednesday, May 20, Pope Francis spoke of the essential role parents play in educating their children — a role, he said, that has been usurped by so-called experts who have taken the place of parents and rendered them fea....
During the course of a meeting that lasted just a few minutes after the rosary was prayed, in the Vatican Gardens, on 9 May, the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, was handed a large book with a dark red cover and a stamp in the shape of a shell (conchigl....
Pope Francis offered his prayers for those who died in Mexico following a tornado that struck Acuna City on Monday.
Some thought this day of Beatification would never arrive. Others hoped, and some always knew it would.
It is a courageous step that few observers had foreseen.
Pope Francis offered his prayers for those who died in Mexico following a tornado that struck Acuna City on Monday.
The beatification of Oscar Romero on the eve of Pentecost is a watershed event for the Universal Church, though it has largely slipped under the radar in the media, perhaps because it took place in far-flung El Salvador.
In recognition of the forthcoming beatification this Saturday of the martyred Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Romero, the CTS has reissued Fr Ashley Beck’s booklet about him, first published in 2008.
What’s the use of an old-fashioned, hand-held lantern? Well, its light can be quite useful when it’s pitch-dark, but it becomes superfluous and unnoticeable in the noonday sun.
Ave Stella Maris in Langkawi is one of the chapels that comes under the parish of St Michael. The faithful are those who work in the hotel industry, including the private and government sectors.
This June, Melaka-Johor Youth Ministry says goodbye to Pius Kallang after 1 1/2 years as he joins the Capuchins.
Twenty-four Tamil-speaking candidates of St Francis Xavier received the Sacrament of Confirmation on May 17 from Bishop Paul Tan.
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Editorial

A young theologian and priest with a global reputation as a rising pioneer in the field of theological ethics died suddenly Tuesday, just months before he was to host a first-of-its-kind conference bringing together ethicists across Asia.

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