On a day when a threat of Bible-burning by unknown bigots fizzled out, Pas spiritual leader Nik Aziz hosted a friendly private meeting with Catholic Bishop Sebastian Francis. It may have been Nik Aziz's 82nd birthday on Sunday,...
A delegation of about a dozen representatives from the Islamic party, Pas, made a courtesy call to the new Catholic bishop of the Penang Diocese, Sebastian Francis, at his office at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit yesterday to...
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...
I will always remember Tok Guru Nik Aziz for his utter simplicity, his humble lifestyle and his genuine openness to inter-religious dialogue. He lived in a modest kampung house, used a BIC ballpoint pen, and did not have much use...
A high-level Pas delegation visited the newly installed leader of the Kuala Lumpur Archdiocese, Julian Leow, at his office yesterday to congratulate him on his appointment. The delegation comprised Pas secretary-general Mustafa Ali; Pas national unity bureau chief...
The Bishop of Rome, Francis, has proclaimed an existing "right to the environment" and linked degradation to poverty, inequality and exclusion in a powerful address to the United Nations. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has addressed the United Nations General...
Here's something that some ex-Xaverians found out when they attended a reunion bash: St Xavier's Institution in Penang is probably the oldest surviving formal school in the land. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvoJyy_shTM?rel=0] The year 1852 inscribed on the school building is...
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...
Rev Michael Thoo has released a press state statement from the office of the Penang Bishop. Here is the statement in full: In response to recent and current newspaper reports on the "eviction exercise" of' 14 houses within the grounds...
The Catholic Church is synchronising an unprecedented global hour of prayer and eucharistic adoration from 5.00pm to 6.00pm Rome time or 11.00pm to midnight Malaysian time. Cathedrals and parishes around the world are expected to join in with synchronised...

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