Category: Christianity

Tok Guru Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat (1931-2015)

I will always remember Tok Guru Nik Aziz for his utter simplicity, his humble lifestyle and his genuine openness to inter-religious dialogue.

Tok Guru presents Bishop Sebastian with a mouth-watering cake: Where did the cake come from?

Tok Guru presents Bishop Sebastian with a mouth-watering cake

He lived in a modest kampung house, used a BIC ballpoint pen, and did not have much use for the trappings of power. Once when I interviewed him, along with a colleague from Aliran, I was startled that he opted to sit on the floor for the interview. This was the Menteri Besar of Kelantan, mind you. (more…)

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Francis prays for peace with presidents of Israel, Palestine

The Bishop of Rome, Francis, has hosted a prayer session with the presidents of Israel and Palestine in a bid to build bridges and jump-start the peace process. (more…)

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