Malaysian Church News

  • Year of the Dog

    Feb 16, 2018

    The Dog is the 11th symbolic animal of the twelve terrestrial branches. It is classified as one of the six animals of China (Birds and Beast).

  • Pope sends greeting for Lunar New Year

    Feb 16, 2018

    ‘I invite to pray for the gift of peace, precious treasures to be pursued with compassion, farsightedness, and courage.’

  • Archbishop John Wong’s Lunar New Year message: Be filled with faith and hope because God is with us

    Feb 16, 2018

    Archbishop John Wong Soo Kau has issued a statement for Chinese Catholics to mark the end of the Year of the Rooster and the start of the Year of the Dog on February 16.

  • Lenten campaign formation 2018 for catechism children

    Feb 16, 2018

    Approximately 200 catechism children were called to reflect on the real meaning of Lent 2018 prepared by the Archdiocese Office of Human Development Kuala Lumpur. This year’s Lenten Campaign theme is, ‘Caring for our Common Home’ where each Christian is called to be “Stewards of Ecological Change”. We are God’s stewards and we are responsible in guarding the Mother Earth by changing our throw-away culture.

  • Singapore Archbishop calls on Europe 'to let itself be inspired by religion'

    Feb 16, 2018

    "The West has become rationalist, materialistic and individualistic. Religion, however, cannot be explained, it is something that comes from the heart

  • World marriage day 2018

    Feb 16, 2018

    The Parish of St. Joseph, Sentul witnessed a double celebration on World Marriage Day – Renewal of Marriage Vows and Installation of the newly formed Family Life Ministry.

  • Overflowing crowds seen at Ash Wednesday Masses

    Feb 15, 2018

    As in years past, overflowing crowds were seen at Ash Wednesday Masses on 14 Feb 2018 in churches across Kota Kinabalu Archdiocese.

  • The Church’s real challenges are in Asia, says Singapore prelate

    Feb 15, 2018

    Archbishop William Goh Seng Chye of Singapore, discussed a number of issues with AsiaNews on 9 Feb 2018 after his meeting with Pope Francis Feb 8, issues like the reality of Asia, the life of the Church and religious harmony in Singapore, and his personal observations about Amoris Laetitia.

  • Penang Bishop says Pope Francis is ‘what the Holy Spirit is saying today’

    Feb 15, 2018

    At a time when Pope Francis is under fire on multiple fronts, a Malaysian bishop says he and his fellow prelates came to Rome this week [4-9 Feb 2018] in part to affirm “that we’re happy with the direction he’s taking for the universal Church.”

  • Preach the Gospel by our way of life

    Feb 15, 2018

    The seven-day celebration for the feast of the Holy Infant Jesus with the theme We have Passion for Mission in Christ closed on Sunday, February 4, 2018 with the celebration of two Masses.