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Pope did next  to nothing? To halt sex abuse, says writer

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Rome, in the Guardian UK, 16 January 2017  Pope Francis doing ‘close to nothing’ to stop clerical sexual abuse, alleges writer Emiliano Fittipaldi Fittipaldi claims the Vatican refuses to provide Italian courts with information on allegedly abusive priests...

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Politics is becoming a bad boys club, a dangal of dabang talk

Bad boys club on political horizon?   By Sagarika Ghose in Times of India,  January 15, 2017 (Note: Frankly speaking journalists and TV anchors are fast disappearing from the landscape of Modiji’s India. Sagarika, Rajdeep, Arnab were most popular on primetime English Indian...

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If US blocks access to South China Sea, state media warns!

Trump to risk 'war' with Beijing? Benjamin Haas in Hong Kong, in the Guardian uk, Friday 13 January 2017 Threats by Rex Tillerson, would-be secretary of state, to stop access to islands are ‘mish-mash of naivety and shortsightedness’, says China Daily. China’s...

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Pursuit of happiness at risk? Yes, he could

Editorial, Published, inThe India Express, January 12, 2017 As illiberal winds gust harder, Obama pleads compellingly for a measured calm in politics.   (Note: Is the liberal culture dead and buried with the advent of Trump, tottering Brexit and Hillary’s drop...

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Pope Francis’s authority challenged by Knights of Malta

Condom conundrum?  Pope Francis's authority challenged by Knights of Malta over condom row – Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Rome, in the Guardian, UK, Wednesday 11 January 2017 Ancient Catholic order refuses to cooperate with Vatican investigation into sacking of offical over distribution of condoms. The row...

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Obama’s Final Farewell

Saying Goodbye, Warns of Threats to National Unity – By Mark Landler and Julie Bosman, Jan. 11, 2017, In New York Times After eight years and one of the most contentious elections in memory, President Obama took the stage in Chicago to defend his...

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Shun princely, clerical attitude! Pope’s Morning Homily

Pope’s Morning Homily ‘Real’ Authority Enters Hearts JANUARY 10, 2017,   DEBORAH CASTELLANO LUBOV, in the Zenit At Casa Santa Marta, Francis Speaks on 3 Characteristics of Jesus’ Authority. Give up Princely, Clerical psychology. Take up the “kneeling to serve attitude” of...

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Meryl Streep rips the ‘bully’ in Trump

In the Guardian UK, Monday 9 January 2017… (Note: Important to keep in mind and reflect are her words: “Disrespect invites disrespect, violence invites violence. When the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose…… This instinct to...

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Demonetisation unplanned both RBI, government clueless

  Robert Vadra lashes out –  IndiaToday.in | Posted by Kritika Banerjee The businessman, who is married to Priyanka Gandhi, took to Facebook to lash out at the government for "its experiment" on people Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, today...