Francis prays for peace with presidents of Israel, Palestine


The Bishop of Rome, Francis, has hosted a prayer session with the presidents of Israel and Palestine in a bid to build bridges and jump-start the peace process.

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Wee Chin
Wee Chin
22 Jun 2014 2.29pm

The Protestants and Catholics are no longer at war after the peace truce of Irish Republican Army with the British.

However, The Shiites and the Sunnis are still having internal Islamic War, latest involving ISIL in Iraq.
I wonder how this could promote Islam as a religion of peace?

19 Jun 2014 3.04pm

Najib (doesn’t seem to be able to) even control his wife so to expect him to have control over extremists and bigots from MIAS … and JIAS… Even the Chinese government was telling him (something) by serving him 15 minutes hard boiled eggs.

Stylo Logan
Stylo Logan
19 Jun 2014 12.56pm

Meanwhile JAIS and MAIS is creating all the havoc in Malaysia. Jamil Khir also joined the fracas by saying Malaysia is never a secular country according to the new Umno’s interpretation of Sejarah Tanah Melayu. And Najib chose to do nothing, as usual.

Don Anamalai
Don Anamalai
11 Jun 2014 10.13am

The S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) recently launched a new post-graduate programme on inter-religious relations in plural societies. It features lectures and speeches by key religious figures such as Bishop Dr John Chew, Bishop Mouneer Anis, Sheikh Ali Gomaa, Prof Abdullah Saeed, and Mufti Dr Mohamed Fatris Bakaram. Also, Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim has donated S$3 million to NTU for a new professorship in peace studies. The Peter Lim Professorship in Peace Studies will be based at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies. NTU said the donation will help fund a top global expert… Read more »

13 Jun 2014 11.36am
Reply to  Don Anamalai

Sultan Perak:
“Muslims and the institutions responsible for Islamic affairs need to be aware of the sensitivities of the followers of other religions and at the same time, non-Muslims must understand and respect Muslims’ religious sensitivities. They should be sensitive to the feelings of Muslims when they choose to touch on Islam, more so when they openly criticise Islamic rulings and Allah’s command as contained in the Quran and life guidance as given in the Sunnah (sayings and practices of Prophet Muhammad).”

Stylo Logan
Stylo Logan
19 Jun 2014 12.57pm
Reply to  OWC

Talk is easy!

11 Jun 2014 8.07am

This will never ever happen in Malaysia, to the Umno schmucks Islam must always be the more superior religion above all other religions. One can convert to become a muslim but no muslims are allowed to convert to any other religion. It is even an offense to do so in this country. … Therefore this country is not a secular country that is provided in the constitution. Sadly the Umno schmucks are enforcing their own laws in this country because of their political rights. There is only one way to impede these abuses from getting worse and that is to… Read more »

23 Jun 2014 2.25pm
Reply to  charleskiwi

‎Pertubuhan Islam Gabungan Amal (Pertiga) urged Muslims to always be prepared‎ for further attacks on their faith from Christians.

What kind of threat from Christians are they refering to?

Why do they have such sieged mentality?

Aren’t teh Muslims are fighting among themselves in Syria and Iraq?

11 Jun 2014 12.51am

Bible prophesy unfolding? Believe it or not – The Beast + Antichrist script is ready for “camera, action!”
Jerusalem will be the focal point for a worldwide reckoning between 2 extremes – good & evil.
Armageddon will not be a Hollywood film director’s set up imagination but a mighty show of transnational military force from East, North & West, terrible warfare & supernatural retribution of brimstone & fire. Operation Desert Storm (Iraq) is a child’s play in comparison.
We all truly want peace regardless of racial or religious differences. But, can we change the Holy script?