Recent Editorial

  • Pope Francis - A messenger of peace

    Nov 18, 2022

    Inside the Mosque of Sakhir Royal Palace in Bahrain, Pope Francis sat in the middle of a semi-circle surrounded by Muslim dignitaries wearing traditional robes and by a number of his own cardinals who are dressed in white cassocks with red sashes.

  • Guest Editorial

    Nov 11, 2022

    After six decades as a democratic nation, many are pondering over the meaning and implications of our electoral processes and governance.

  • What kind of nation do we want? Listen to our soul

    Nov 04, 2022

    Humanity has certain instinctive and intuitive values that allow us to discern right from wrong.

  • Editor’s Note

    Nov 04, 2022

    As you prepare to vote, do not succumb to herd mentality and be swayed by election goodies and fiery speeches. Vote wisely, intelligently and with an informed conscience.

  • The responsibility of the leaders of nations

    Oct 14, 2022

    Pope Francis’ appeal during the Angelus on October 2 is a call to stop the war machine that is dragging the world toward an abyss with no return.

  • What can Pope Francis do to stop Putin?

    Oct 14, 2022

    Two perspectives on the Pope’s efforts to bring an end to the war in Ukraine — one by an historian of religion and the other by a political scientist.

  • Editor’s Note

    Oct 07, 2022

    The Kuala Lumpur Archdiocesan Office for Human Development celebrated its 30th anniversary early this month. Under the purview of this Office are several ministries and desks that cater to the urban-rural poor, prisoners, migrants, Orang Asli, people with special needs, women, etc.

  • Editor’s Note

    Sep 30, 2022

    Church attendance has been declining since the pandemic. A common lament among the clergy is that church attendance is still not back to normal, that is, how it used to be pre-pandemic.

  • How does one learn to be a bishop?

    Sep 30, 2022

    While the “job” of being a bishop is particularly high-profile, the preparation for this ministry is quite limited. But the Vatican has been trying to address that.

  • To serve, not be served

    Sep 30, 2022

    Curia called to help bishops, bishops’ conferences