Christians and Muslims met up again in equal numbers, this time at a hotel in Alor Setar, to cement ties of friendship and solidarity, notwithstanding the controversial verdict of the Federal Court which denied the Catholic Church an avenue to appeal on the use of the word Allah in the Herald. (more…)
Category: Ethnic and inter-religious relations
Well done to fz.com for hosting this series. Usually the media tend to highlight the voices of hatred and sensationalism; so this dialogue is a breath of fresh air.
So many critical mportant issues facing the nation – mounting debt levels, rampant corruption, Barang Naik, GST, TPPA, MH370, income inequality and rural poverty, rising crime, climate change – and these KL Umno Youth guys zero in on something like this.
Don’t discriminate. Instead, treat people as you would like to be treated, says Obama, in a message to youth that strikes close to home.
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).