I sometimes come across Christians with a distorted view of the Middle East. Blindly supporting Israel, they fail to see that oppressive and expansionist Zionist policies have led to much misery and suffering among Palestinians, who live in dehumanising...
I am surprised. I thought that the Abolish ISA campaign's momentum in Penang would fizzle out after six weekly vigils. But no - there are more events coming up. Today (Wednesday), there will be a Mass for ISA detainees at...
So the Pope's whistle-blowing butler gets an 18-month jail term - though he could be pardoned - for having in his possession and leaking confidential Vatican documents about corruption and other sensitive matters to the media. But the...
Some 150 people turned up at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Pulau Tikus for an Abolish ISA Mass, which could be the first in a series of Wednesday night Masses in Penang to express solidarity with and...
The latest issue of the Herald - minus the Malay-languange supplement The KDN letter to the Herald, prohibiting the use of Malay until the court decides whether the paper can use the term "Allah". (This letter was published at the...
Publication permit in doubt: The Herald has provided prominent coverage of recent demonstrations and other human rights issues even as the mainstream media abdicate their responsibility Four years ago, Christian Malaysians were overjoyed when Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi sent Christmas...
I used to walk along the aisles of the magnificent Westminster Cathedral, the "mother church" of the Catholic community in the UK, in awe of its unusual Byzantine style, its heavenly choirs and the majestic organ music that reverberated...
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...
It is sad that the Bible Society of Malaysia feels they have to move its base from Selangor to KL to avoid coming under the jurisdiction of the Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (Jais).
http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5161289&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Muslims and Christians in conversation - Photo by Ben Ong, courtesy of Rev Sivin Kit's blog A unique event was held on 12 June, bringing together speakers living as minorities in plural societies, in this case Muslims in a Western...

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