Category Archives: Religion

Ex-CJ: Muslims not asking for equality, just hudud

KUALA LUMPUR: PAS’ proposal to amend the Shariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (Act 355) is not unconstitutional as Article 8 of the Federal Constitution, which speaks about equality of the law, does not apply. This, according to former chief … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Bills, Religion

Sarawak BN objections may doom Act 355

 By Terence Netto COMMENT Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak could not have reckoned with the objections of BN component parties in Sabah and Sarawak to Act 355 when he announced last November that Umno would “take over” PAS president Hadi … Continue reading

Posted in Parliament, Religion, Sarawak

Court rules Sarawak Muslim convert has right to be Christian

Religious groups and supporters welcome the High Court’s decision. The applicant was not present in court on Thursday.  KUCHING: A Sarawakian Bidayuh who was converted to Islam as a child has been granted a declaration that he is a Christian … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Religion

Kit Siang on Hadi’s bill: Are Sarawak leaders anti-Islam too?

KUALA LUMPUR: If those who reject PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s bill to amend the Shariah Act are anti-Islam, then are Sarawak Muslim leaders also against the religion? This was the question posed by DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang, who … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, PAS, Religion, Sarawak

What has Pastor Raymond Koh’s abduction done to Malaysian Christians?

There were no placards. But there were reminders of God’s Words. Image credit: anonymous IGP Khalid has confirmed it’s not fabricated. I’ve seen the video. It shows how Pastor Raymond Koh was abducted. The video was not published by the … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Religion

Simon Poh appointed Catholic Archbishop of Kuching

  KUCHING: His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Most Reverend Simon Poh as the new Archbishop of Kuching succeeding His Grace Most Reverend John Ha. The Archbishop of Kuching, in a press statement, said the Pope had accepted the resignation … Continue reading

Posted in 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

Posted in Religion