Category Archives: Religion

Catholics hold nationwide prayers to say no to hudud, corruption

Among other issues plaguing the nation, Catholics nationwide yesterday prayed to uphold a single system of law in the country, one that is in compliance with the federal constitution. This refers to any attempts by PAS or the ruling government … Continue reading

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Who is Hadi to call Muslims ‘lost sheep’, asks Siti Kasim

PETALING JAYA: An incensed Siti Kasim has hit back at PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang for his demeaning remarks about Muslims who chose to give his pro-shariah rally the miss last weekend. Speaking to FMT, the outspoken activist and lawyer … Continue reading

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Mahdzir’s claim misleading, says church council

PETALING JAYA: The Council of Churches Malaysia says it is misleading for the Education Minister to claim that Christians and Jews are plotting to split the Malays. Its secretary-general Rev Dr Herman Shastri (pic) said minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid’s … Continue reading

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Duterte: Catholic Church ‘full of s**t’

MANILA: The Catholic Church is “full of sh**t,” according to President Duterte who ramped up his attacks against priests and bishops in the Philippines, on Tuesday, by accusing them of corruption, womanising and other excesses. In a speech peppered with … Continue reading

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Zaid dares govt to drop half measures and go for full Islamic state

 KUALA LUMPUR: Former de facto law minister Zaid Ibrahim today challenged the government, and those pushing for shariah law punishment enhancements, to go all the way in their Islamisation policy. He dared the government to change the Federal Constitution to … Continue reading

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‘My name is Noordin, but I am not Muslim’

GEORGE TOWN: No thanks to an old error in his identity card, 34-year-old Johann Lim Noordin has been forced to put off plans to marry his girlfriend and buy property. And those are just two of the problems he faces, … Continue reading

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Clarify new tax on religious organisations, churches tell Putrajaya

Dusing said local churches were not consulted by the government before the amendment was tabled and passed in Parliament recently. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 — Churches nationwide have been caught unawares by a change in the law … Continue reading

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