Italian community celebrates First Holy Communion and Confirmation

Twenty-four children had their First Holy Communion at the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace.The Italian Catholic community celebrated First Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation for 34 of its members recently.The events, held on May 13 and May 19 respectively, were believed to be the first time that the community celebrated these [...]

Vatican envoy encourages region’s bishops ahead of their Rome visit

The bishops of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei discuss upcoming trip to visit pope and major Vatican officesParticipants at the bishops’ conference meeting. Seated from left: Archbishop Simon Poh (Kuching), Archbishop William Goh (Singapore), Bishop Sebastian Francis (Penang), Archbishop Joseph Marino (Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia), Archbishop Julian Leow (Kuala Lumpur) and Archbishop John Wong (Kota Kinabalu). [...]