Religious Conversion

Psychopathology and World Politics

Psychopathology and World Politics by Ralph Pettman World Scientific

The list of apparently 'unhinged' national leaders is lengthy. The 20th century gave us the maddest and baddest of all time, Adolf Hitler. But there were many others.

Sunday, 22 April, 2012, 12:00am

Malaysia awaits court decision on conversion

Malaysians were anxiously awaiting a verdict today that will decide whether a Muslim can renounce Islam, a highly emotive issue in this Muslim majority country.

30 May 2007 - 12:00am

Woman fights for recognition of her faith

Seven years after renouncing Islam, Lina Joy is still battling to win legal recognition as a Christian even though the secular constitution guarantees freedom of religion for all citizens.

16 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Pope's attitude hypocritical

The Pope has said that religious conversion is a human right.

His hypocrisy is really amazing. Last year during his Latin American tour, he had blamed the Protestant 'wolves' of poaching his flock. The same Pope today claims that religious conversion is a human right.

18 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Papal insult to Indians

I would like to thank you for your editorial of November 8, 'Mistimed crusade'.

16 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Mistimed crusade

The Pope's state visit to India comes at a time of increasingly strained relations between the country's minority Christian community and the Hindu majority.

8 Nov 1999 - 12:00am