Category: Christian World

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White Knights of a scam

File photo of Bofors gun 155mm. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons THE STATESMAN, KOLKATA 05th January 2018 By Devendra Saksena*                                                The accused in scam cases are extremely...

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THANKS AMBROSE!

​A tribute to Fr Ambrose Pinto SJ (KAR) who left this world on 3 January 2018 By Fr. Cedric Prakash sj*   Early this morning, when I received a WhatsApp message from my Provincial Fr. Francis Parmar saying that you...

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The message from Gujarat

  THE TELEGRAPH, CALCUTTA 04th January 2018 SWAMI AGNIVESH & VALSON THAMPU   A very indepth and forboding article on today's politics at the cost of humanity, by Swami Agnivesh and Valson Thampu, in the Telegraph Calcutta. Isaac Gomes, Asso. Editor,...

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Christmas in the Midst of Unseen Violence

By Father Dr. Anand Muttugnal Cover Image: Priests and seminarians in detention near Satna. (Source: Express photo) Father Dr. Anand Muttugnal is a great social thinker and promoter of Sarvadharma. He has multifaceted qualifications – Ph.D in Psychology, Bhopal, M.P.; Master of Philosophy,...

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PURSUING PEACE

  Fr Cedric Prakash sj* 1 January 2018 A new year has just dawned! To the hoots of sirens and the blasts of trumpets, to firework displays and the singing of ‘Auld Lang Syne’ the world bade goodbye to 2017...

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Brother Modi’s Talaq Deterrent

  THE TELEGRAPH, CALCUTTA 29 December 2017 J. P. YADAV New Delhi Cover Image: Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Law Minister, introduced the bill on instant "Triple Talaq" in the Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha has passed a landmark bill that makes...

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CHRISTMAS IS A STAR

  Fr Cedric Prakash SJ, human rights activist, needs no introduction.  Here is Fr Cedric's poetic reflection (which he sent me today) on Christmas for CCV readers. Isaac Gomes, Associate Editor, Church Citizens' Voice.   FR CEDRIC PRAKASH A poetic reflection...

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Visions of a feast in the time of Christ

“I was hungry, thirsty, lonely” is Christmas Renuka Narayanan, in Hindustan Times, Dec 24, 2017 It is believed Jesus and his disciples ate simply. Being in the midst of Christmas celebration here is a look back at feasts of the...

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Wish you a Happy or Sorry Christmas?

Paradoxical Celebration & prayer! dr. james kottoor When the world’s affordable, comfortable class, they are very few, rejoice and revel in a sea of affluence and merry go round of a throw away culture, the vast majority of the poor...