Author: Isaac_gomes

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WE TOO – HUM BHI!

            # chhotebhai     The “Me Too” moment seems to have arrived in India, with long suppressed secrets of sexual harassment tumbling out of the dark recesses of memory, to shame and shock the mighty – be they journalists,...

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ROMERO: SAINT FOR OUR TIMES

*Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ     On Sunday 14 October, Pope Francis will canonize seven women and men as saints of the Catholic Church. Each of these have proved outstanding in holiness and contributed in significant ways to help make...

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Youth synod of old men!

Cover image: Pope Francis talks with Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri (second left) as they leave after addressing the opening of the Synod of Bishops on Oct. 3, 2018 at the Vatican. (Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP)   LA CROIX INTERNATIONAL Fr. Myron...

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Dangerous saints for desperate times

Photo credit : Julie Lonneman   By National Catholic Reporter Editorial Staff Oct 12, 2018   Note: Pope Paul VI became famous and notorious for two things: 1.  His arch conservative birth control encyclical and 2. Opposition to liberation theology of...

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Non-violence is the only way!

*Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ   Cover image: Mahatma Gandhi when he was practising as an attorney in South Africa. He is seated in front of a window bearing his name, on the left is H S L Polak then his...

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CATHOLICS JOIN GANDHIAN COMMEMORATION

chhotebhai     KANPUR: The Catholics of Kanpur joined a large number of Gandhians, social and civic activists in a commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of his sesquicentennial (150th) birth anniversary on 1st October.   The commemoration was...

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FRIGHTENING FRANCO FIASCO

Cover Image: Bishop Franco Mulakkal. Express photo. # chhotebhai Blitz, the weekly brought out by R.K. Karanjia, had three Fs on its masthead – Free, Frank, Fearless. The blitzkrieg that has hit the Catholic Church in India over the last...

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In Pieces: the Right to Peace

  *Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ 21 September 2018   On Thursday 20 September, four people were killed in Maryland, US in a workplace mass shooting spree; it was the third workplace shooting in the US in less than twenty –four...