• ChatGPT is not ‘artificial intelligence’ — it’s theft!

    May 26, 2023

    Over the last year, we have seen an explosion of so-called AI-produced material. First it was wild and incredible works of art, then text documents of every kind, from homilies to academic essays.

  • The dangers of Artificial Intelligence

    May 26, 2023

    In the beginning of May 2023, Geoffrey Hinton, often portrayed as the godfather of artificial intelligence (AI), quit his job and warned about the growing development in that technology.

  • Pentecost and the newly initiated neophytes

    May 26, 2023

    This year it was reported (HERALD, April 9, 2023) that 852 Elect were baptised during the Easter Vigil in the three arch/dioceses in Peninsular Malaysia.

  • Persecution not a deterrent to Catholicism in Vietnam

    May 26, 2023

    On November 24 each year, the Church in Vietnam celebrates the Feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs to honour those who died for their faith.

  • Parish and community rally to save Baby Evelyn

    May 26, 2023

    Baby Evelyn Mary Alex Santhana who successfully underwent an ABO-Incompatible Liver Transplantation procedure in New Delhi, safely returned with her parents on May 12.

  • Argentine diocese gets new priest after nine years

    May 26, 2023

    After nine years without priestly ordinations, the Diocese of Alto Valle de Río Negro in Argentina celebrated the ordination of Fr Alexis Oser (pic), May 1.

  • ‘The bishop is a pastor, not a manager’

    May 19, 2023

    In an interview with Vatican Media, the new prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops, Archbishop Robert Prevost, says, “We are often worried about teaching doctrine, but we risk forgetting that our first duty is to communicate the beauty and joy of knowing Jesus.”

  • Should children share their parents’ faith?

    May 12, 2023

    When the child reaches teenage or young adulthood, he or she has the choice to embark on their own spiritual and religious journey. Factors that influence their decisions in life are plentiful, and will probably not be attributed to their parents’ faith.

  • Why I pray the Rosary with my kids even though they don’t want to

    May 12, 2023

    When that day comes, you may be left so shaken that you cannot even find the words to voice a prayer to God. Your heart may cry out in agony, but your mind cannot give form to the words. The pain is too great to be voiced.

  • Gary feels most at home with the homeless

    May 05, 2023

    Humanitarian Dr Gary Liew is humbled to take the reins as the new director of the Archdiocesan Office for Human Development (AOHD) effective May 1, 2023.