Archbishop Julian Leow, President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Malaysia calls for respect for the rights of religious minorities. A a Catholic newspaper has lost a legal appeal to continue to use the Bahasa language word for God, which the majority of Malaysian Catholics have done for centuries. None… Read More »Protect Rights of Religious Minorities
Archbishop Charles Bo of Yangon says that: “For five decades, Burma endured crucifixion on a cross of injustice bearing five nails: dictatorship, war, displacement, poverty and oppression. Today, a new crucifixion threatens the country, with five new nails: land-grabbing, corruption, economic injustice, ethnic conflict and displacement and religious hatred and… Read More »New Crucifixion Faced in Burma
How do I respond to the public profession of faiths other than my own? What prevents people from honouring God according to their conscience in my society?
The Catholic Bishops of Papua New Guinea have rejected moves by the Parliament towards to banning other religions. Their spokesperson Father Giorgio Licini says “It is not by banning other faiths that we become more Christian.” Read more in this interview.
Context Pope Paul VI’s 1974 Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Nuntiandi, on evangelization in the modern world, commemorates the 10th anniversary of the closing of Vatican II. He wrote it at the request of the 1974 Synod of Bishops. The 1974 Synod considered the question of evangelisation in the modern world but… Read More »Evangelii Nuntiandi – Evangelization in the Modern World