Malaysian Church News

  • Eurasians in Penang re-enact landing of Sir Francis Light

    Sep 04, 2014

    On August 15, the Feast of the Assumption was celebrated with a difference at the Church of the Assumption. For the first time, the Penang Eurasian Association (PEA) animated the Mass.

  • Sabah-Heilbronn Ecumenical Partnership (SHEP)

    Sep 04, 2014

    A delegation of 12 guests from Germany paid a visit to St Mary’s Cathedral from August 15 –18, under the auspicies of Sabah-Heilbronn Ecumenical Partnership (SHEP).

  • Christian leaders urge Malaysians to save country from extremism

    Sep 04, 2014

    In its message titled "We must continue to hope", the Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM) called on the people to push harder for personal and institutional changes that will transform the country into a more tolerant and caring society.

  • Sabah churches skip N-Day celebrations

    Sep 04, 2014

    Churches in Sabah skipped this year’s National Day celebrations. Instead, they made Aug 31 a day of prayer to “Remember Sabah our homeland.”

  • Christian Federation of Malaysia’s statement for Independence Day

    Aug 30, 2014

    This year we commemorate the 57th Anniversary of Merdeka and the 51st anniversary of the establishment of the Federation of Malaysia. The Christian community in Malaysia has always counted it a blessing to be part of the great moments and milestones of our shared history as a nation.

  • MH17, a nation mourns...

    Aug 29, 2014

    The bodies of 20 Malaysian citizens, victims of last July’s controversial air tragedy in Ukraine’s airspace landed on Aug 22 in the capital Kuala Lumpur. Three more bodies of victims arrived on Aug 24.

  • Pope Francis leaves Asian faithful energized after visit

    Aug 29, 2014

    Many across Asia from all ages and stages in life voiced their enthusiasm in seeing Pope Francis during his recent visit to South Korea, saying he has shown great closeness to the Asian people.

  • When did Malaysia become a Facebook police state?

    Aug 28, 2014

    A scared teenager is now hiding from angry Malaysians for ‘liking’ Israel on Facebook.

  • Native Christians ‘converted’ by state policy

    Aug 28, 2014

    When Juinah binti Paulus, a native Christian, went to the National Registration Department (NRD) to get her new identity card, the NRD changed her religious identity to Islam without her knowledge nor consent.

  • A ‘sweet’ devotion to Mother Mary

    Aug 28, 2014

    The Feast of the Assumption has an added ‘sweetness’ for Praya Lane’s Assumption Chapel and the local Portuguese-Eurasian community.