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Meet Your Student Callers: Irum, Class of 2016

Once a month, we’ll profile one of the amazing Phonathon students working in UMBC’s call center. This week, say hello to student caller Irum, class of 2016. 287 more words


Who is God for me? Day four.

Monday, June 30th.

After breakfast we had an hour of Adoration with the Sisters. Sister Ruth Maria gave us a talk to meditate on during our time in prayer.   842 more words

Homelessness not 'image' problem but gov't failure

COMMENT Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s decision to forcefully evict soup kitchens that have been feeding the poor and homeless in the capital city all these years is not only appalling in the spiritual month of Ramadan, it violates the constitutional and human rights of the homeless. 424 more words


Soup kitchens more than just feeding the poor, says founder

Four days a week, Munirah Abdul Hamid’s family numbers about 800. These are the days the 64-year-old grandmother hits the streets of Kuala Lumpur to look after the vagrants and homeless. 398 more words


Getting rid of the poor is not eradicating poverty

Okay sure. The Federal Territories minister has cleared the air on his remarks regarding soup kitchens operating in the city of Kuala Lumpur.

Apparently, he did not say that soup kitchens providing free meals for the poor and homeless in the city will not be allowed to continue with their work. 444 more words


When the good life makes a minister poorer of empathy

Spare a thought for Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (pic). He lives in a different stratosphere than 99% of Malaysians.

Have you seen his palatial home in the tony neighbourhood of Bukit Tunku, just a short distance away from the Prime Minister’s private residence? 381 more words