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As the conservatives in Pas come under fire for their comments on local elections and other hot-button issues, Mujahid Yusof Rawa continued his efforts to project a more inclusive face to the party. This afternoon he cemented ties with...
A beautiful video clip of an imam and his colleagues extending the hand of friendship and brother/sisterhood to Christians in Egypt as they celebrate Christmas. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxTAOEkzUCs?rel=0&w=600&h=338] Imam Mazhar Shaheen is from the Omar Makram Mosque in Tahrir Square, Cairo,...
This is a must-watch movie about how Francis was called to rebuild the church through poverty and simplicity some 800 years ago. Haunting songs and breathtaking scenes from the countryside too. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUHrkV7L4R0&w=600&h=338] The unsung Francis is one of the...
Many people are worried about what's going to happen on Wednesday, 16 September. The Black Shirts All attention is on Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu, reportedly organised by Persekutuan Silat Kebangsaan Malaysia (Pesaka). (Or is it now Himpunan Perpaduan Rakyat. Whatever.) It...
Chia Loong Thye has responded to the launch of the book on Gerakan, explaining why he wanted to stop the event. He says he is all for non-sectarian politics "but why is it not possible to discuss this issue...
Pope Francis is said to be strongly in favour of the canonisation of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who was shot dead while celebrating Mass in 1980 after he had spoken out against the brutal regime in that...
(The singer above is Majida El Roumi Baradhy, a Lebanese soprano and UN Goodwill Ambassador.) A good friend of mine shared with me his Christmas homily. I thought it was too good to keep to myself; so I am sharing...
Meet Robert Waldrop (left), one of the leading lights of the Catholic Worker movement in the United States. Bob runs the Oscar Romero Catholic Worker House in Oklahoma, US. His powerful words - more than the way he looks...
The next few days are likely to be filled with uncertainty. But do not fear. All people of goodwill in this land - sisters and brothers of the Muslim, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu and Sikh faiths and of other spiritual traditions...
Sometimes its hard to understand the meaning of suffering and misfortune. I spent most of today running around taking the first step towards getting all my cards replaced. And discovered that it is an expensive affair to get burgled. The...

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