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Khat bukan bahagian penting identiti Malaysia, kata majlis agama bukan Islam

Majlis Perundingan Malaysia Agama Buddha, Kristian, Hindu, Sikh dan Tao berkata skrip Jawi bukan suatu kebiasaan termasuk dalam kalangan orang Melayu sejak sekurang-kurangnya 50 tahun lalu.

Jawi and khat not Malaysia’s identity, says non-Muslim group

The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism says this role is played by the Malay language, not the Jawi script.

Not compulsory for non-Muslim houses of worship to register with RoS,...

MCCBCHST legal bureau chief says the RoS declared at a meeting with the council four years ago that there is no legal requirement for this.

Close racial, religious polarisation gaps, interfaith group tells Putrajaya

In a Merdeka Day message, the MCCBCHST says high hopes have been placed on the new government to uphold freedom, justice and equality.

Study our blueprint on unity, interfaith council urges govt

MCCBCHST says government leaders should engage in serious dialogue with religious leaders to collectively address interfaith issues and find solutions.

Proham: Indira Gandhi ruling upholds rights of mothers

Human rights group says Guardianship of Infants Act 1961 provides that a mother shall have same rights and authority as the law allows for a father.

NGO, interfaith body urge police to reunite Indira with daughter

Prasana Diksa, who turns 10 this year, remains missing after she was taken away by Indira's ex-husband in 2009.

Inter-faith group wants end to race, religion in politics

MCCBCHST criticises PAS president Hadi Awang's recent comments on Malay-Muslims forming core of cabinet, government.

Inter-faith body praises Malay rulers for speaking out

MCCBCHST president Mohan Shan says group greatly respects rulers for timely statement when nation faces threat of extreme racial and religious polarisation.

Kuliah selar sultan: Gabungan bukan Islam tuntut Zamihan minta maaf

Pegawai Jakim itu diminta menarik balik kenyataannya ekoran peringatan Majlis Raja-raja semalam terhadap mereka yang memperalatkan agama Islam.

Keep Zakir Naik out , says multi-religious council

Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism says teachers of religion who incite hatred and contempt for the practices and rituals of other religious groups are totally unacceptable.

Hadi to critics: Argue from knowledge, not assumptions

'Look at Islam from the aspect of the Quran instead of the Islamic State's culture.'

Interfaith group wants proper decorum during ‘doa’

It suggests that when the “doa” is recited in schools or during official functions, those of other faiths be encouraged to pray silently.

Interfaith group objects to secrecy on marriage law changes

MCCBCHST criticises Minister in the PM's Dept Joseph Kurup for saying group cannot be consulted over proposed amendments because it is confidential.

We weren’t consulted, says interfaith group on marriage laws

Its honorary secretary, Prematilaka Serisena, says the proposed draft, expected to be tabled at the Cabinet meeting, should be put on hold until the government consults all stakeholders.

No more unilateral conversions of minors, says minister

Nazri Aziz opens up on new Bill to amend marriage and divorce law, saying it will ensure couples get legally divorced in civil courts, even if one spouse converts to Islam.

Interfaith group wants law reform on conversion of children

MCCBCHST says Najib's announcements on amendment to marriage-divorce act is not specific on status of children in a marriage, where one spouse converts to Islam.

Orang agama patut didik, bukan hukum, kata majlis bukan Islam

Humban Namewee ke dalam penjara bukan cara terbaik tangani masalah berbangkit, kata Setiausaha Agung Kehormat Majlis Perundingan Malaysia Agama Buddha, Kristian, Hindu, Sikh dan Taois, Prematilaka KD Serisena

Interfaith group not intimidated by Perkasa’s threats

Council says "the truth (about Dr Zakir Naik) is out there for everyone to see" after statement linking Zakir's teachings to terrorist attacks in Dhaka

Umat Islam patut pertahan Dr. Zakir- Perkasa

Perkasa memberi amaran keras kepada Timbalan Presiden MCCBCHST, Mohan Shan supaya tidak membuat tuduhan yang tidak berasas dan kesimpulan tanpa bukti yang kukuh.

Interfaith body says a man of God does not belittle others

MCCBCHST secretary Prematilaka Serisena says Dr Zakir Naik does not bring people together, but separates people.

Ramai sokong peraturan baharu mualaf Negeri Sembilan, segelintir tidak

Kesucian Islam telah dihina disebabkan kelakuan segelintir mualaf, menjadikan mereka yang ingin memeluk Islam bubarkan perkahwinan terdahulu dan mengisytihar status agama secara terbuka lebih ideal.

Archived: MCCBCHST wants ‘Allah’ stand spelt out clearly

The council would like to see the governments' assurance that recent Appeals Court ruling on 'Allah' usage is restricted to Catholic weekly, the Herald, be made clear in the decision.

Archived: NGOs oppose bid to amend state Islamic law

The High Court's decision in M. Indira Ghandi's case does not cancel out the Syariah Court's decision that the Muslim father's custodial rights over his children were valid, said Mapim