Author: Isaac_gomes

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“Ekam Sat Vipra Bahuda Vadanti!” George Responds to Cedric

   Note:To understand better the issues discussed, please read Cedric Prakash’s detailed article: ‘Demolishing human rights' in CCV, 9th December. Organized  religions, Proseletization for numbers, Finances of religious bodies (church act included) are at the root of the whole discussion and...

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Christian women demand making India safer for women

  Matters India December 10, 2019 By Matters India Reporter   New Delhi, Dec 9, 2019: An ecumenical group of Christian women has condemned increasing incidents of violence against women in India and demanded making society safer for them. “In this...

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DEMOLISHING HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA

  *Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ This past year from December 2018, had two significant 70th anniversaries: first, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (10 December 1948) and then, of the promulgation of the Constitution of India (26 November 2019)....

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Response to a Letter to Editor!

    Reaction of A KNOW-NOTHING to All-Knowing Younger  Brothers of mine,  led by Chotebhai! — no doubt still my loving younger brother:     Allan de Noronha 26 Nov 2019 to: James Kottoor, George, Valson, Swami, Anna, Ilma, Arundhati,...

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THE MYTHS WE LIVE BY – THE POWER OF MYTHS

                                                                            Joseph Mani   Another typical article by Joseph Mani (author of the book BEYOND GODS & SCRIPTURES) worth introspection and feedback from our readers.  Isaac Gomes, Asso. Editor, Church Citizens' Voice.   I have always wondered...

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THE VERDICT: IS THERE CLOSURE?

  *Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ   The long-awaited verdict on the contentious issue of the disputed land in Ayodhya was finally delivered by the Supreme Court on 9 November 2019. The judgement has come after a 70-year old conflict filled...

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DOWN THE YEARS … BETWEEN THE EARS

  # chhotebhai   STIRRINGS As the All India Catholic Union (AICU) celebrates its centenary in 2019 the incumbent National President (NP), Lancy D’cunha, has asked me to record the history of the AICU during my tenure as NP (1990-94),...

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“AMALAN, WHY WERE YOU IN A HURRY?

  *Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ “Amalan, was a man in a hurry!” said our Provincial Fr Francis Parmar in his moving farewell tribute to you, at the introduction of the Eucharistic Celebration at Rosary Cathedral yesterday (28 June). Fr Francis...

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RESOLVING AYODHYA

  # chhotebhai   It requires resolve to solve a tricky problem like Ayodhya. It is said to be a matter between Hindus and Muslims. I am neither. Hence what have I got to do with Ayodhya? Everything. Because the...

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THE CONGRESS IS DEAD … LONG LIVE THE …

  # chhotebhai   The British monarchy is probably still the most popular in the world, besides being the oldest extant one. It dates back to William the Conqueror in 1066. In modern times it may also be popular because...