Malaysian Church News

  • A joyful golden jubilee for Archbishop Pakiam

    May 23, 2014

    “It is a great joy to celebrate this Thanksgiving Mass to the Lord for 50 years service in my ministry,” said Archbishop Emeritus Murphy Pakiam on May 13 at the Cathedral of St John.

  • We thank God for the gift of Archbishop Pakiam to Archdoicese: Msgr James

    May 23, 2014

    “Today is a special day for Archbishop Emeritus Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam. A special day for a great man who has spent 31 years as a priest and 19 years as a Bishop. We thank God for the gift of Archbishop Pakiam to the Archdoicese,” said Msgr James Gnanapiragasam.

  • Should we still be friends with a woman I find attractive?

    May 23, 2014

    I read an article that when we find attractiveness in others, we should recognize and appreciate their attributes as gifts of God.

  • UiTM seminar, a clear abuse of trust and stewardship

    May 23, 2014

    “The Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM) supports academic freedom, and the right of a public university such as the Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) to organise a public lecture on any topic, but academic freedom and public university facilities should not be used to present and promote skewered statements with no opportunity for rebuttal of fa

  • Kaamatan celebration in Tawau

    May 23, 2014

    The month of May is a meaningful month for the Kadazan Dusun community all over Sabah. It is the month of thanksgiving for the great blessing and grace granted by the Almighty to their community.

  • Speakers at UiTM were not Catholic priest or nun

    May 22, 2014

    Claims by a speaker at one Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) seminar that he was formerly a Catholic priest who had converted to Islam are not true, Indonesian church authorities confirmed to The Malaysian Insider.

  • Seremban nun dies days after helmet attack

    May 20, 2014

    Sister Julianna Lim died at the Seremban hospital this afternoon, six days after she and another nun were attacked with helmets outside the Church of the Visitation in the Negri Sembilan state capital.

  • On the attack of two sisters at the Church of Visitation: Father John Gnanapiragasam

    May 18, 2014

    The parishioners of the Visitation, the Infant Jesus Sisters and the families of Sister Juliana Lim and Sister Marie Rose Teng, are deeply saddened by the tragic incident.

  • Does excommunication send one to hell?

    May 16, 2014

    I will try to give you an overall picture of this issue without, however, giving all the nuances. Some of these are used less today than they were centuries ago.

  • Formation for BEC leaders and core team

    May 16, 2014

    Once again after three years, 120 participants comprising of new BEC Leaders with their Core Teams of the Taiping Catholic Church came together for a day’s formation on how to animate and activate their BECs.