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Guest Post: “Becoming Normal.”

Sermon by Fr. David Gierlach, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, Honolulu. Reproduced here with permission.                                   1 Kings 19:1-15a, Psalm 42, Galatians 3:23-29, Luke 8:26-39 Last Sunday brought the tragic news from Orlando, a gunman of Afghan descent murdered 50 people

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Posted in Eastern Catholic Church, Equality and Faith, Human Rights in Malaysia, I BLOG, Politicians and their Lies, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Malaysia: From Tun Abdul Razak to Najib Razak

1967 In a speech celebrating Malaysia’s 10th year of Merdeka (Independence), then Deputy PM Tun Abdul Razak declared: “We have drawn from the richness of our multi-racial cultural heritage and have built a Malaysian culture with an identity of its

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Posted in Christians in Malaysia, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights in Malaysia, I BLOG, Malaysian Government, Politics and Religion, Pope Benedict, Readers of the Book, Religion and Political Discourse, Uncategorized

Malaysia: Pope gets the View from the Pew

Several hundred Malaysian Catholics have endorsed a letter to the Pope about Prime Minister Najib Razak’s visit to the Vatican on July 19. Following are extracts from the letter which provides background and a context for the visit that Catholics

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Posted in Catholic, Catholics and Culture, Christians in Malaysia, Free and Fair Elections, Freedom of Religion, Governing, Human Rights in Malaysia, I BLOG, Lay Catholics, Malaysia, Malaysian Government, Pope Benedict, Uncategorized, Vatican

1Malaysia: BERSIH (clean) or KOTOR (dirty)?

 Happy those…whose hope is in the LORD, their God, The maker of heaven and earth, the seas and all that is in them. Who keeps faith forever, secures justice for the oppressed,gives food to the hungry.The LORD sets prisoners free.

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