Category: Christian World

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Letter to CCV Editor! Does Sin Exist?

GEORGE NEDUPARAMBIL People are afraid, I should rather say Christians, specially Catholics, to discuss publicly sin and punishment – in heaven or hell. Why? Because they are thought-controlled by the Church, by their   “infallible” high priests: Bishops and priests. The...

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The Enigma: Who is Jesus? – Varghese Pamplamil

​Trying to understand  Jesus!  Jesus has been the most controversial person in history? Is that what makes him the undying or “Everlasting Man”(Chesterton), Eternal Galilean (Fulton J.Sheen)? There is the Jesus of Faith, of fancy, of millions of Churches who...

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WHY CHINA NEEDS INDIA’S FRIENDSHIP

Cover Photo: Retired Major General Harsha Kakar     HARSHA KAKAR THE STATESMAN KOLKATA 7th July 2020   This article in today's Statesman Kolkata lucidly explains why instead of muscle-flexing and browbeating India, China needs India's friendship more than India...

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Love and theft

Cover photo: A Robinhood statue at Nottingham Castle in the UK.  (Shuttercock)   Rev. Valson Thampu THE TELEGRAPH ONLINE 6th July 2020   We don’t like criminals. But we vote for them. The proportion of those with criminal records among...

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UNDERSTANDING CHINA

    ASWINI K. MAHAPATRA THE STATESMAN, KOLKATA 05th July 2020   The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) over-reliance on history, for legitimising one-party rule for perpetuity, constitutes a potent challenge for President Xi Jinping.  The Chinese bubble to become world's number...

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SUICIDE MISSION

  chhotebhai   During the Second World War this term referred to Japanese pilots who went on suicidal missions, where death was certain. The Kamikaze pilots flew their bomb-laden aircraft straight into enemy targets. Then we had the LTTE suicide...

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WANTED NOW: A JOHN THE BAPTIST!

  – *Fr Cedric Prakash SJ   Wanted Now: A John the Baptist! – who brings hope. For many, these past months have been a period of hopelessness, of despair, of despondency and of dejection. There is a listlessness and...

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DRAGON’S SWANSONG – PART II (CONCLUDING PART)

  THE STATESMAN  KOLKATA 20 June 2020 Sanjit Paul Singh   Yesterday CCV published Part I of a very analytical article by Mr Sanjit Paul Singh in the Statesman Kolkata, on China's place in the international arena, particularly its intrinsic position (net...

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DRAGON’S SWANSONG – PART I

  THE STATESMAN  KOLKATA 19 June 2020   Sanjit Paul Singh   A very clinical analysis by Mr Sanjit Paul Singh in today's Statesman Kolkata, of the apparently invincible Chinese Regime which is on the look-out to take away parts...