Recent Editorial

  • Govt orders Mara to lift religious ban

    Feb 13, 2015

    Mara will be ordered to lift a religious ban at its colleges and university campus in Sabah and Sarawak, the federal minister in charge, Shafie Apdal, announced on 8th February 2015 after protests by native non-Muslim parents whose children are enrolled in Mara institutions.

  • Religious ban in Mara junior colleges against Constitution

    Feb 13, 2015

    Mara should be reminded that its ban on non-Muslim religious activities at its junior science colleges (MRSM) in Sarawak is a breach of the Constitution which guarantees the freedom to worship and practise one’s religion, Sarawak minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing said.

  • Pope Francis on spanking

    Feb 13, 2015

    I grew up after the Second World War.

  • Romero, Martyr who died for the poor

    Feb 13, 2015

    Is standing alongside the poor, even at risk of your life, an essential part of the Catholic faith? Archbishop Oscar Romero thought so.

  • Making room for reason

    Feb 06, 2015

    Since the Jan 7 terrorist attack and the subsequent taking of hostages on Jan 9, religion has entered the public arena — for better and for worse.

  • Pope warns of “shadows and dangers” over mankind

    Feb 06, 2015

    The Pope has warned there are “shadows and dangers” hovering over mankind, as the Vatican faces new threats from Islamic State (IS) militants.

  • Malaysian terrorist had planned attacks during Pope’s visit to Philippines

    Feb 06, 2015

    One of FBI's most wanted terrorists, Malaysian Zulkifli Khir @ Marwan, had planned attacks to coincide with Pope Francis’s visit to the Philippines recently, Utusan Malaysia reported on Jan 29.

  • Pope’s Message for Lent: Parishes be ‘islands of mercy’!

    Feb 06, 2015

    In his annual message for Lent, Pope Francis once again blasted what he called a “globalization of indifference,” saying that when people grow materially comfortable they tend to forget about others, becoming unconcerned with their problems, suffering, and injuries.

  • We must get beyond the Humanae Vitae impasse

    Jan 30, 2015

    However, inserted into this pastoral journey of encounter was a muddled message that begs for explanation.

  • Pope of the periphery

    Jan 30, 2015

    Pope Francis’ trip to Asia was a remarkable event by most measures.