Recent Editorial

  • Don’t save Malaysia by threatening Malaysians

    Jul 11, 2014

    Here is a lesson from the World Cup: a coach resigns from his job when he takes responsibility for his team's poor performance or when he feels he does not have the ability to take the team further.

  • Pope speaks openly of ways his pontificate may end

    Jul 11, 2014

    Sympathizing with all the unknowns facing young people today, Pope Francis -- half joking -- said it is easier for a pope because he knows where his earthly life will end.

  • October Synod The Family in Context

    Jul 05, 2014

    “The proclamation of the Gospel of the Family is an integral part of the mission of the Church,” opens the just-released working document for this coming October’s Synod of Bishops.

  • Lift the ‘Allah’ ban on HERALD

    Jul 05, 2014

    The Archbishop of Kuching John Ha said Putrajaya has the power to lift the ‘Allah’ ban on HERALD after a recent judgment by the Federal Court which states otherwise.

  • Cabinet has no power to usurp apex court on secular Malaysia

    Jun 27, 2014

    Any attempt by Putrajaya to declare that Malaysia is not a secular state goes against a 1988 decision by the then Supreme Court that held that the law in Malaysia was secular, say constitutional lawyers and academics.

  • Malaysia divides itself further with latest ‘Allah’ decisi

    Jun 27, 2014

    Make no mistake, the biggest losers from today’s (June 23) decision by the Federal Court not to give leave to the Catholic Church to appeal a decision stopping it from using the word ‘Allah’ are East Malaysians.

  • Political Vocations

    Jun 20, 2014

    Catholic teaching views the vocation of politics as a vital element in building up the kingdom of God on earth.

  • Christians face new turmoil in Iraq

    Jun 20, 2014

    It may have been hard to imagine conditions for Christians in Iraq getting much worse than they already were, but two days ago they did.

  • Pope Francis in the Holy Land, horizons beyond

    Jun 13, 2014

    The arrival in May 2014 of Pope Francis on a three-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land, which took in three countries — Jordan, Palestine and Israel — raised levels of anxiety in the region.

  • Pope Francis Meets Patriarch Bartholomew I and Christians

    Jun 13, 2014

    From the outset, Pope Francis put his encounter with Patriarch Bartholomew 1, the Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, at the centre of his pilgrimage.

Sunday Reflection

God is not like us

God is beyond us. That is what the readings point to this weekend. The fact that God is a mystery and beyond our thinking is not something that should frustrate or disappoint us but, rather, it should be a source of our hope and the ground that we walk on as Christians.

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