Letters to the Editor

  • There’s more to it than just passing through the Holy Door

    Mar 11, 2016

    In this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, I have observed many church groups, and individual parishioners, taking time and making the effort to organise pilgrimages to the churches with designated Holy Doors of Mercy, to encounter and experience the love and mercy of God.

  • Christian Missionaries helped build humanistic institutions. What has Pas done?

    Feb 26, 2016

    The allegation by Pas President Hadi Awang that Christian missionaries use money to convert natives in Sabah and Sarawak smacks of the self-righteous and simplistic mindset of the Pas Leader.

  • Asian leaders shamed by Malaysia’s “dirty, dangerous and difficult” jobs claim

    Feb 26, 2016

    The deputy prime minister of Malaysia, who is also the nation’s Home Minister, recently publicly stated that the job opportunities available in Malaysia are “dirty, dangerous and difficult” and are being offered to the millions of migrant workers coming to Malaysia.

  • What’s the Church’s response?

    Feb 19, 2016

    The Malaysian Church is in a unique position, we are apolitical. However, that stance does not afford us the privilege to be silent and stay aloof when perceived injustice occurs in society.

  • Unplug to reconnect

    Feb 19, 2016

    The major causes of separation and divorce in marriage are money and sex. These are the major culprits on earth. But the rise of technology is another threat to marriage. Technology is good and has brought a lot of positives in marriage but, it can also work against marriage.

  • Our ongoing battle between good and evil

    Jan 08, 2016

    Watching Star Wars again after a lapse of over a decade brought back a flood of memories of the original series and the prequel.

  • 2016…a time for change

    Jan 08, 2016

    Several news articles in both traditional and social media caught my attention over the past week.

  • Different conception of God and Heaven

    Dec 23, 2015

    I am quite disappointed with Fr Ron Rolheiser’s article on Our Muslim brothers and sisters with reference to paragraph seven which says, “We are both part of the same family: We have the same God … and will share the same heaven.”

  • We must pray for all

    Dec 23, 2015

    I am writing to say how much I enjoyed reading Fr Ron Rolheiser’s article about Muslims and Islam in the December 4 issue.

  • Reflecting on what Christmas means to us

    Dec 23, 2015

    In this modern and busy lifestyle, many of us are always engaged with so many things to do.