Malaysian Church News

  • The New Rules

    Jun 04, 2015

    Christian publications with the word ‘Allah’ cannot be imported into Peninsular Malaysia, and if brought in, can only pass through with Sabah and Sarawak as their final destinations.

  • Despite objections, curbs on Alkitab to go ahead!

    Jun 04, 2015

    A new set of guidelines being proposed by Putrajaya could see the Alkitab being barred from Peninsular Malaysia, going against the pledge by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in April 2011 to allow the holy books to be distributed nationwide.

  • Ministers at the Liturgy of the Hours

    Jun 04, 2015

    I went to visit a seminary, and during the Divine Office, the priest led the opening prayer — e.g., “O Lord, open my lips” or “O God come to my assistance” — and concluded the office by giving a blessing.

  • Delegation from Unity Department meets Archbishop Leow

    Jun 04, 2015

    A five-member delegation from the National Unity Department met with Archbishop Julian Leow on May 26.

  • Two sets of criminal laws not for modern countries

    Jun 04, 2015

    A top international Muslim scholar shot down the idea of implementing the hudud law in Malaysia, saying that it was unfair as it allowed double standards for the same criminal offence in society.

  • Make a difference in other’s lives

    May 28, 2015

    Fr Clarance Devadass celebrated the evening Mass for Ascension on May 14 at the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

  • Deeper Weekend for WWME couples

    May 28, 2015

    The Church of St Francis of Assisi Formation Centre once again played host to a Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) event.

  • Red Mass for lawyers in Melaka-Johor Diocese

    May 28, 2015

    Justice is the business of lawyers as health is the occupation of doctors. However, in Malaysia, this is not the common perception of lawyers.

  • SSVP receives RM10k from Penang Chief Minister

    May 28, 2015

    The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP), Diocesan Council of Penang, received a tremendous boost to their fundraising dinner, when the Penang Chief Minister donated RM10,000.

  • Joy in the midst of adversity

    May 28, 2015

    About 20 Extraordinary Ministers of Communion (EMC) and their spouses from the Cathedral of St John had an outreach to the Catholic orang asli community in Kampong Sungai Bil, Kampong Slim on the feastday of St Joseph the worker.