Recent Editorial

  • Accountability a virtue in churches and banks

    Jun 08, 2018

    Accountability, that is individuals being held accountable for those matters for which they are either formally or practically responsible, is a vital link between leaders and their communities, whether they are members, supporters, shareholders or voters.

  • Pope Francis ‘ashamed’ of culture of abuse and cover-up in Chilean Church

    Jun 08, 2018

    In a letter to Catholics in Chile, Pope Francis expressed shame for the Church’s failure to listen to and defend survivors of sexual abuse at the hands of the clergy.

  • A-G’s Appointment: Malaysians want the best irrespective of race!

    Jun 08, 2018

    On May 9, 2018, Malaysians crossed the boundaries of race and religion and came together shedding their fear and suspicion to throw out a corrupt regi

  • Irish Bishop hopes papal visit can help bring healing after abortion vote

    Jun 01, 2018

    An Irish Bishop said he hopes Pope Francis’ August visit can help bring healing after a divisive referendum that will pave the way for abortion on dem

  • Voters in Ireland pave way for abortion on demand

    Jun 01, 2018

    Voters in Ireland have opted to remove the right to life of the unborn from the country’s constitution, paving the way for abortion on demand up to 12 weeks.

  • Laity asks Indian bishops: “Be Bold”!

    Jun 01, 2018

    The All India Catholic Union (AICU), the largest lay organisation in India, on May 24, expressed serious concern at alleged attempts by the federal government and others to divide the Christian Churches in the country.

  • People before profits

    May 25, 2018

    Two days after the anniversary of Leo XIII’s Rerum Novarum (May 15, 1891), two dicasteries of the Roman Curia — the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development — published a new document titled Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones: Considerations for an ethical discernment on certain aspects of the current economic-financial system. Its thirty-four paragraphs go from general moral principles to practical proposals for reforming the international financial system.

  • Chile’s Bishops offer their resignations en masse

    May 25, 2018

    It can be called nothing less than cataclysmic. The Catholic bishops of an entire national hierarchy have offered to step down for their negligence in handling cases of alleged clergy sex abuse of minors.

  • Time for unity and reconciliation

    May 19, 2018

    There is an air of freedom and liberation in Malaysia, that the country has been given a second chance to pursue our original Malaysian Dream to be a model to the world as to how a nation of diverse races, religions, languages and cultures could be united, harmonious, democratic, progressive and prosperous, with a government of integrity guided by the principles of good governance and accountability.

  • Corruption is a social sin

    May 19, 2018

    Some members of the clergy have become beneficiaries through donations coming from those engaged in graft