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,...
Five lawyers and three activists were arrested this morning when they attempted to march in Kuala Lumpur ahead of World Human Rights Day tomorrow. That they should be arrested while trying to uphold the right to freedom of assembly shows...
Catholics across the world are being asked by the Bishop of Rome for their views on contentious issues such as contraception, same-sex unions, and communion for divorced and remarried couples. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=FcLF5wopyjo Francis has called upon the entire church to reflect...
The new pope has explained why he chose the name Francis: St Francis of Assisi (1181/82-1226) was "the man of the poor. The man of peace. The man who loved and cared for creation – and in this moment...
On Sunday, 27 October, a Pas delegation comprising Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad, Sepang MP Mohamed Hanipa Maidin and Tasik Gelugor Pas information chief Abdul Rahman Kasim visited the St Mark's Anglican Church in Butterworth for a dialogue with...
Some leaders (and their spouses) prefer plush exclusive private jets for travel; other leaders have a weakness for luxury cars. But Francis, the Bishop of Rome, serious about reaching out to the poor, 'downgraded' to a five-year-old blue Ford...
One year on, and the Allah issue is still in limbo. Or rather we are still waiting for the Court of Appeal to fix a date for the government's appeal against the High Court's landmark decision in favour of the...
The Anglican Bishop of Kuching's response to the federal government's decision on the Malay-language bibles and its 10-point concession appears to contradict the Catholic Bishop of Malacca-Johor, who is the Chairman of the Malaysian Catholic Bishops Conference. The Right...
Other 'Allah' banners, believed to be identical to that found this morning at a Catholic Church in Butterworth this morning, were discovered in a few churches on Penang Island, fuelling suspicion that the planting of these banners is the...
Update (7 December 2012): After this article appeared in The Herald in April 2011, plans to demolish this heritage building Church of the Nativity, Butterworth were quietly put on hold. Now talk has surfaced in the parish about demolishing...

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