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Rating Pope Francis’ Reign – dr. James Kottoor

He completes five years as Pope on Mar.13, 2018 Printed media around the world are making an assessment of Pope Francis going to complete five years of his rule on March 13th Three years ago he had said: “I have the...

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Rome refuses to soften stand on endogamy – Dr. J kottoor

Kottayam diocese is the home of Endogamy  Kerala: Rome refuses to soften stand on endogamy DECCAN CHRONICLE. | ABHISH K BOSE, Published, Feb 16, 2018, Knanaya Church can’t excommunicate for marrying outside the community!  (Note: This news report was published in the Deccan Chronicle of Feb.16,...

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What does it mean? Medium is the Message

Devendra Saksena in The Statesman   February 25, 2018   (Note: It is important to know the world we live in. Are we masters of this world or its victims? The medium is the message "is a phrase coined by Marshall McLuhan meaning that...

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Do god(s)exist?

​Varghese Pamplanil (Note: So, Is the big question whether Man created God or God created man? It is like asking which is first: Egg or chilken? The great spiritual Guru Sankaracharya used to be pestered by his disciples asking: “Tell us...

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CHALLENGE TO THE INDIAN CATHOLIC PRESS

  – Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ*     23 February 2018 A few days ago a twenty-seven year old poor Adivasi youth was lynched by a mob in the Palakkad District of Kerala for apparently robbing some Rs 200/- worth of foodstuffs;...

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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...