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...
Visiting scholar Tariq Ramadan made heads turn with his elucidation of Islamic principles, and his call for justice, non-discrimination and ethics in public life. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm4c5k_yPZw?rel=0&w=470&h=264]
Tariq Ramadan said that Islam and democracy are not incompatible, but we should be careful about economic and cultural colonisation. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIdxynPW1e8?rel=0&w=470&h=264] Democracy without socio-economic justice and cultural independence was no democracy, he said. He warned that while people may elect...
For all those suffering, in pain or despair, a little song of hope before you rest for the night. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foUrBztgzZA?rel=0&w=470&h=269]
A couple of kind thoughts and gestures have brightened up Christmas Eve for us. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jr-2eyRtV4?rel=0&w=470&h=348] Earlier today, my mother's Christmas celebration was almost ruined when she lost her wallet containing some valuables - a couple of cards and...