Malaysian Church News

  • Malaysia bans pilgrimages to Israel over security concerns

    Feb 27, 2015

    Malaysia has banned pilgrimages to Israel and Palestine over security concerns in the Middle East, including the Gaza conflict and the threat of the Islamic State (IS).

  • Parliament could have resolved ‘Allah’ case

    Feb 13, 2015

    Policy-sensitive cases are best left for politicians to resolve and not through the courts, a retired Court of Appeal judge opined recently.

  • We need to move forward

    Feb 13, 2015

    The Parish of the Visitation held its 2014 Parish Pastoral Assembly on Sunday January 25 this year. Close to three hundred parishioners, including a good representation from the indigenous communities, attended the 2.00pm to 5.00pm session at the Visitation Community Hall.

  • BOM Teacher Training Programme held in PJ

    Feb 13, 2015

    The Natural Fertility Awareness Service of Malaysia (NFASM) organized a Billings Ovulation Method® (BOM)Teacher Training Programme at La Salle Hall January 23 – 25. The training programme was led by Dr L.L Chan, President of NFASM.

  • PIHDM retreat focuses on being with the migrants

    Feb 13, 2015

    They came from many different churches yet their inner hearts spoke the same language of the Good Samaritan, standing WITH and FOR travellers, migrants and refugees.

  • Real modernization is the fruit of wisdom

    Feb 13, 2015

    “Applying rules to the times is the work of wisdom.” The Gospel is the one irreplaceable rule, and a good cleric humbles himself to God’s will.

  • Time to take stock of religious life

    Feb 13, 2015

    Catholics from Ipoh and the surrounding towns came together on Feb 2 to pray for all religious sisters, brothers and priests, during a special prayer and Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church.

  • Msgr Daniel Lim — Celebrating 50 years in the Lord’s vineyard

    Feb 13, 2015

    February 2 this year held special meaning for Msgr Daniel Lim as he celebrated his Sacerdotal Golden Jubilee with a Thanksgiving Mass at the Church of the Holy Rosary.

  • Bro Ambrose's 70th anniversary celebration

    Feb 13, 2015

    It was an occasion of double rejoicing, with Bro Ambrose Loke and the St Francis Institution alumni — in particular the Class of 1976 —taking the spotlight.

  • Consecrated life is a gift from God

    Feb 13, 2015

    “World Day for Consecrated Life, celebrated for the first time in 1997 by Pope John Paul II is, first and foremost, a day for us to give thanks to God for the gift of this particular vocation.