Columns

  • Ecumenism – the path forward

    Feb 12, 2019

    The path to unity then lies not in converting each other over, but in each of us living the Gospel more faithfully so as to grow closer to each other in Christ.

  • Challenges in creating a new Malaysia

    Feb 01, 2019

    Challenges in creating a new Malaysia

  • Snake-Bitten ...

    Jan 30, 2019

    Everything is of one piece. Whenever we don’t take that seriously, we pay a price.

  • A closer look at the widow’s mite

    Jan 26, 2019

    These coins were believed to be the small prutah or half prutah issued during the Hasmonean or Maccabean dynasty.

  • Wendy Beckett – RIP

    Jan 25, 2019

    No community should botch its deaths. The renowned anthropologist, Mircea Eliade, suggested this and its truth applies to communities at every level.

  • Honouring human rights pledges in the new Malaysia

    Jan 18, 2019

    After some to-ing and fro-ing, the government has finally said it would study six laws and either amend or repeal them.

  • Struggling for sustenance

    Jan 18, 2019

    We all struggle to not give in to coldness and hatred. This was even a struggle for Jesus. Like the rest of us, he had to struggle, mightily at times, to remain warm and loving.

  • Poverty, chastity and obedience in a secular age

    Jan 12, 2019

    Cardinal Francis George was once asked what he thought of the radical pacifism of people like Dorothy Day and Daniel Berrigan, prophetic figures who b

  • The war against trees

    Jan 11, 2019

    Sometimes it seems we are engaged in a war against trees. In our quest for ‘development’ at all costs, often it is trees that are sacrificed – for construction projects, logging, highways, property development, industrial development.

  • We need to be challenged

    Jan 04, 2019

    “We need to challenge our world towards a more responsible sexual ethos. We’ve lost our way!” Wonderful, needed challenges, all of them.