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French TV inquiry accuses 25 bishops of abuse cover-ups

Clerical sex abuse in France By Tom Heneghan , in NCR,  Mar. 27, 2017 (In the pic: Left: Bishop Bernard Fellay – CNS/Paul Haring); right: Bishop Marc Aillet (Wikimedia Commons/Peter Potrowl) (Note: We (CCV) already published similar abuse in Italy (sex...

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Pro – exogamous Bishop for a non – endogamous diocese

To  Most Rev.. Michael Mulhall, Bp. of Pembroke Diocese Pembroke, Ont. Canada Most Reverent, Arch Bp. Moolakattil  denies The Practice of Endogamy Expulsion In the Arch Diocese of Kottayam In A Legal Confrontation (please see the attachment). The Denial of...

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Not godly to be intolerant of those who question God

  Murder of Coimbatore atheist – March 21, 2017  Renuka Bisht in TwinkleTwinkle, Times of India (Note: What marks out humans from animals is his capacity to question, to have an opinion of his/her own, to be different. To be different  is not...

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Eternal Life

Swami Snehananda Jyoti  In a fast spreading consumer culture of death and destruction, power and pomp, eternal life is not on the mind of many people. Yet for those of who are not enamored by the fleeting nature of consumer...

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Pope pushing for change – Now church must catch up

Joanna Moorhead, in the Guardian, 13 March 2017 From the ordination of married men to female deacons, the pope is proposing reforms that even diehard conservatives should admit the church needs ‘Pope Francis set out first to be a living...

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Married Priests in the Catholic Church 

(This is a very emotionally-charged, controversial topic. So I got up this morning at 5:30 and prayed so what I write here is specially approved by accounts given in the Scriptures, the Holy Spirit, and, above all, my conscience. I...

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Is marriage a dying institution?

Changing lifestyles, changing thinking!            Pooja Bedi in Heartchakra, Lifestyle, Times of India, March 12, 2017   (Note: Life is growth. Growth is change and the assumption is all change is a reform for the better. Hence the axim: “Ecclesia simper reformanda est”, Church must...

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Chidambaram says: Modi most dominant leader

In the Statesman, March 12, 2017                       (Note: The proof of the pudding is in the eating. If you want to go Biblical: “By their fruits you shall know them.” There is no substitute for hard work for success. ...