Recent Editorial

  • PMPC IV

    Sep 23, 2016

    The Peninsular Malaysia Pastoral Convention Four (PMPC IV) is here! There is on-going discussion as well as comments about this forthcoming Convention

  • Reshaping the Ratzinger Legacy?

    Sep 23, 2016

    A trio of sympathetic books published since May hint at the effort to shape the legacy of Pope Benedict XVI.

  • Evolving priestly ministry

    Sep 16, 2016

    Church ministry is changing. The laity is replacing clergy partly because it is necessary; partly because it is right.

  • How the Bishops are implementing Pope Francis’ teaching

    Sep 16, 2016

    The summer of 2016 has not been a quiet time for Pope Francis. But apparently it has not been a quiet time for some of his brother bishops either.

  • Evangelize with your life – not by proselytism

    Sep 16, 2016

    Recalling the life of the Jesuit missionary St Peter Claver, Pope Francis said that the essence of evangelization is witness to Christ with one’s whol

  • There’s more heroism in Mother Teresa than an advancing army

    Sep 10, 2016

    Mother Teresa used to say, “I will give saints to the Church.” These words came to my mind when I heard that four of her sisters were killed in Yemen.

  • Pope takes control on refugee issues

    Sep 10, 2016

    Advancing with determination in the reform of the Roman Curia, Pope Francis has created an important new department for “integral human development” and, as expected, has appointed the Ghanaian cardinal, Peter Turkson, as its first prefect.

  • Effects of overly secularized culture

    Sep 02, 2016

    Pope Francis warned Poland’s Catholic bishops that we are living in an increasingly secularized and de-Christianized culture. This has left many people orphaned, exploited and vaguely spiritual without Christ or his Church.

  • Lone convert from Bhutan became priest thanks to Mother Teresa

    Sep 02, 2016

    Jesuit Fr Kinley Tshering is the current provincial of Darjeeling in India, and, so far as anyone knows, the lone Bhutanese convert to Catholicism.

  • Ratzinger a friend of Pope Francis

    Sep 02, 2016

    “Obedience to my successor has always been unquestionable. Then there is a sense of deep communion and friendship,” the Pope Emeritus said, ahead of the publication of Peter Seewald’s book-length interview with Benedict XVI.