Malaysian Church News

  • Formation for clergy, religious and lay leaders in Sandakan

    Oct 30, 2015

    On Oct 13, the eighth anniversary celebration of the Diocese of Sandakan began with a formation session for 110 people, which included the clergy, religious and lay leaders from across the diocese, facilitated by the Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia, Archbishop Joseph Marino.

  • Sandakan Diocese celebrates eighth anniversary

    Oct 30, 2015

    St Martin’s Parish hosted the eighth Anniversary of the Diocese of Sandakan, and the Eighth Episcopal ordination of Rt Rev Julius Dusin Gitom, the Bishop of Sandakan.

  • Better understanding of the Mass

    Oct 30, 2015

    On Oct 14, 140 parishioners from the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, Balik Pulau, attended a half-day Retreat/Formation.

  • Chapel in Semenyih Estate to be relocated

    Oct 30, 2015

    The 106 year-old St Anne’s Chapel in Semenyih Estate was demolished on October 10 to make way for redevelopment of the land by Sime Darby Properties.

  • Churches demolished in Aceh

    Oct 29, 2015

    Authorities in Indonesia’s Aceh province have started tearing down illegal churches in a tense district, leaving Catholics in at least three mission stations without a home for religious services.

  • Church helps prod Indonesian government on haze

    Oct 29, 2015

    Indonesian Catholic leaders joined indigenous people and social groups to protest a lack of government action in combating a worsening haze crisis blanketing the capital of Central Kalimantan province.

  • Archbishop Leow celebrates first anniversary

    Oct 29, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur Archbishop, His Grace Julian Leow, celebrated the first anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination as the fourth Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur on Oct 6.

  • The Legion of Mary and New Evangelisation

    Oct 29, 2015

    Seventy Legionaries from Kuala Lumpur Archdiocese attended a weekend Annual Retreat at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre.

  • A prayer for our nation

    Oct 29, 2015

    Let us proclaim the name of the Lord; And ascribe greatness to our God!

  • Issues hindering marriage

    Oct 29, 2015

    Non-practising Catholic To address this perplexing issue, many policies quote Pope John Paul II: “The faith of the person seeking marriage in the Church can exist in varying degrees.