» 03/03/2016, 14.07
Meeting between Bishop of Penang and Mufti breaks hatred built up over the years
It is the second face-to-face meeting between two Christian and Muslim leaders in two months. Father Lawrence Andrew: "The Church is working hard to reach out to our Muslim brothers, as does Pope Francis. But many unresolved issues remain, such as the conversion of mixed couples children".
Despite wall demolition, tensions remain high at the St Bernadette-Sang Timur School compound
Former President Abdurrahman Wahid urges people to engage in dialogue. Catholic authorities refrain from comments because of tense situation.
Inter-faith dialogue between Christians, Jews and Muslims against consumerism and fundamentalism
Mixed schools and marriages favour better understanding of other religions. But respect for human rights and religious freedom is necessary.
Two Muslim youths sentenced over Church fire
In January, the Metro Tabernacle Church was attacked with stones and fire bombs. Now two young men have been sentenced to five years. The court also wanted to give a warning against interfaith attacks that exploded at that time.
Malaysian PM wants an end to inter-faith discussions because they cause tensions
Badawi speaks about the concerns of his party, which has always favoured pro-Islam policies. Recent multi-faith forums had raised questions about problems relating to conversions to Islam.
Christians and Muslims working together for peace in Mindanao
The two communities show great serenity and spirit of collaboration during Christmas and Ramadan. Religious authorities express hope that this atmosphere of cooperation can continue and that a peace accord can be reached between government and Muslim rebels.
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