• Dr. Azmi Sharom – Dr. Azmi Sharom is an Associate professor of Law Faculty, University of Malaya and Star Columnist (Brave New World) who will speak on the legal definitions of an Islamic State, the need to retain Common Law versus Syariah Law and on the use of the word ‘Allah’ by non-muslims.
• Mr. Baldev Bhar, Chairman of Catholic Lawyers’ of Penang Diocese who will speak on the pitfalls and problems of converting in and out of Islam
• Fr. Francis Anthony, parish priest of the CHS who will speak on how Catholics can respond to these issues in a fair and peaceful manner.
Details of the forum is as follows:
Date : 20th January 2008, Sunday
Time : 7.30pm
Venue : Dewan Holy Spirit
Forum Theme: “Islamisation of Malaysia“
Between the three speakers, we believe the members of our church will be able to understand with greater clarity what is happening in our country today, why it is happening and how best they can respond to it.
If you have any questions, please me at 016 4100264/04 2273405. Please circulate this message to all Catholics as well.
with best regards