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10 things to know about ‘Modicare’

 Isaac Gomes  Asso. Editor   Church Citizens' Voice   As reported in Business Today (1st February 2018), the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on 1st February unveiled a new National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) under which health coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh...

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OUT IN FORCE

  The Telegraph, Kolkata 13th February 2018 Editorial Today's editorial in the Telegraph Calcutta pinpoints to the fact that it is a sign of sorry times that an individual needs to use the RTI Act to ask whether there is...

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CBCI conference in Bangalore

  Varghese Pamplanil Let the Excellencies, Lords, Beatitudes and Graces have their fun in the salubrious climate of Bangalore Look at the Catholic scenario in India, a Latin Catholic Church, a Syro- Malabar (SM) Catholic Church and a Malankara Church;...

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The Cul-de-sacs of Christianity!

 (Cul-de-sac means: blind alley, dead end, route or course leading nowhere) By Varghese Pamplanil   This much researched article makes us conscious of the many trespasses Christianity is guilty of. In the west, this religion has lost its soul and in...

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China-Vatican deal shocks Chinese Catholics

LA CROIX INTERNATIONAL ucanews.com reporter  Hong Kong  China February 6, 2018   In this file photo, Pope Francis is flanked, by Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences. (Credit: Gregorio Borgia/AP.)   Chinese...

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UNITY IN ADVERSITY

PRESS RELEASE chhotebhai KANPUR (6TH February): Unity in diversity is the cliché often used to describe the multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-ethnic community that is India. The flavour of the season is unity in adversity, because if they don’t swim together...

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Mamata sends unity message in Darjeeling

THE TELEGRAPH, CALCUTTA 7th February 2018 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pulled off a political feat on Tuesday by bringing the arch rivals Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the GNLF on the same platform.  Readers will recall that Gorkha National Liberation...

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‘Modicare’ Unveiled!

While efficacy remains to be judged, Budget has started a much-needed conversation around health. Rudroneel Ghosh Times of India 1st February 2018 (Note: Health care, Obamacare, Modicare! What better publicity stunt can you think of to be in the company...

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PALACE INTRIGUES IN BISHOP HOUSES?

Church Citizens' Voice begins the month of February on an auspicious note.  It has a new writer in Professor C. John Rose, from Kanyakumari. We accord him a hearty welcome.  In this article the Professor has touched upon Palace Intrigues...