Malaysian Church News

  • DOE: No yellow haze

    Oct 21, 2015

    The Department of the Environment (DOE) has denied the existence of the "yellow haze" phenomena as is being spread on social media.

  • Malaysians want action to end haze

    Oct 21, 2015

    Malaysians are at the end of their tether having to live with the unhealthy air probably until March next year, and are demanding concrete action from both the Government and Indonesia.

  • Festival Tasik Biru to be fun filled occasion

    Oct 21, 2015

    The district office here will hold Festival Tasik Biru 2015 from Oct 30 to Nov 1.

  • Schools still closed today due to haze

    Oct 21, 2015

    All schools in Kuching, Padawan, Bau, Lundu, Serian, Samarahan, Simunjan and Lubok Antu are still closed today, due to continuous unhealthy air pollutant index (API) readings.

  • KL Archdiocese donates almost RM250k for Peter’s Pence

    Oct 21, 2015

    Archbishop Joseph Marino, on behalf of Pope Francis, thanked Archbishop Julian Leow and the people of the Archdiocese for their contribution of RM 240,231.15 to the Peter’s Pence collection for 2015.

  • How many Indonesian and Malaysian youths have joined ISIS?

    Oct 20, 2015

    The Southeast Asia fighting unit of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Katibah Nusantara (KN) continues to expand geographically within a year of its establishment. There are about 450 Indonesians and Malaysians, including children and women under fealty to ISIS in Iraq and Syria today.

  • The wRap Indonesia: Churches demolished, wildfire kills hikers

    Oct 20, 2015

    From the demolition of churches in Aceh province to hikers getting killed by wildfires, here are the top news stories from Indonesia and around the world to start your day.

  • Aceh tears down churches

    Oct 20, 2015

    Indonesian security forces tore down three Christian churches in Aceh, bowing to demands from Muslim hardliners after deadly religious violence rocked the staunchly Islamic province last week.

  • Haze: 3,029 schools closed

    Oct 20, 2015

    A total of 3,029 schools in the country remain closed today, the second day running for a number of them, due to haze caused by uncontrollable forest fires raging in Kalimantan and Sumatra, Indonesia.

  • Presumed ‘apparitions’ need verification

    Oct 20, 2015

    During the past several years, the number of reported “Marian” apparitions has been greatly increasing. Our purpose here is to view all popular piety in the context of the total picture of Catholic faith, devotion, and discipleship.