Category: Christian World

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Rosogolla officially belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha

Cover photo: Rosogolla (Courtesy: Pinterest)   Indiatoday Indrajit Kundu | Shivani Chhabra November 14, 2017  West Bengal wins a court case with Orissa that Rosogolla is truly a Bengali sweet as per Geographical Indication (GI) and an international delicacy. A GI is...

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Aadhaar everywhere except for political donations

  THE STATESMAN, KOLKATA 14 November 2017 Prashant Mukherjee A very timely article in the Statesman Kolkata on how political parties whether in the government or in opposition, are playing with its citizens by making Aadhaar Card mandatory for almost...

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LIVING ARRUPE’S LEGACY TODAY!

Fr. Cedric Prakash sj* 13 November 2017      Fr Cedric Prakash SJ playing with children at a refugee centre in the Middle East (RV / Vatican Radio) Tomorrow November 14th is the Foundation day of the Jesuit Refugee Service(JRS) and also the...

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Bright ideas sparkle among remote village kids

THE STATEMAN KOLKATA  13 November 2017 Here is an eye-opening report on innovation and traditional knowledge, in the Statesman Calcutta, thanks to Prof. Anil Gupta and his dedicated team of Sodh Yatra.  It once again proves that India is one country rich...

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HEART IN THE SMARTPHONE

The Telegraph, Calcutta Edition 11 November 2017 Editorial  A wonderful editorial in the Telegraph Calcutta on the Pope's admonition of the Clergy and the faithful for use of their cell phones during Mass. He said this on Wednesday 8th November...

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Black-and-white rap on Modi

THE TELEGRAPH CALCUTTA THE TELEGRAPH SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT NEW DELHI 08 November 2017 Cover Image: Former Prime Minster Manmohan Singh during a meeting with Gujarat traders on Tuesday 7th November 2017 (Photo credit: Vijay Soneji)   Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is...

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Evangelisation of a Kingdom

Joseph Mattappally, Asso. Editor, CCV. A Syro-Malabar Bishop is inviting Nurses to UK through officially authorising a reruiting agency to work on behalf of the diocese. It is perhaps, the beginning of a big scam or lasting shame to the community. I...

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Christian way to address Hunger Pangs

  Isaac Gomes, Asso. Editor, Church Citizens' Voice, tries to explore how the Indian Church can actively combat the curse of hunger through effective database management and use of its resources.   Readers will recall a report captioned “Alarm as...

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Stunted Spectres

  India is the land of hungry children: high growth and wasting bodies. One main reason for this is the present Government's drastic cut in budget allocation for Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and Mid-day Meal Programme. ICDS is a programme which provides...

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Bishop’s scandal a rude awakening for Church in Indonesia

https://w2.vatican.va/content/benedict-xvi/en/messages/pont-messages/2012/documents/hf_ben-xvi_mes_20120810_fiac.html Cover image: Bishop Hubertus Leteng of Ruteng resigned on October 11 amid allegations of having a mistress and misappropriating church funds. (Photo courtesy of Indonesian Bishops Conference)   LA CROIX INTERNATIONAL Kanis Dursin, Jakarta  Indonesia November 1, 2017   The...