Category: Christian World

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Stop Saint-making Please! Please!!

Proof of God’s Unlimited Mercy? dr. james kottoor                    Wrote a certain Tyler in the internet a few days ago: “But I doubt neither John Paul II’s celibacy nor his sanctity. I really don't care about his celibacy because it's always...

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Endogamy in Kottayam open Debate

Two Eminent Knanites thrash it out openly, frankly Dr James Kottoor
    Dialogue, dialogue, dialogue!  That alone is the way forward anywhere, especially in the Church. The aggrieved parties in Kottayam diocese and Church in India tried it for the last three...

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Christians ‘sidelined’ from government benefits

Official policies need to change so community can access welfare schemes. Posted on February 29, 2016, 6:58 PM. Bhopal (UCAN): Christians in India said they want state and federal authorities to offer fair and equitable job and education opportunities to all religious...

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A Word of Appreciation to Roshan Francis – james  kottoor

          I happened to read the write up: അച്ചൻ കോവിലാറ്റിൽ മുങ്ങി മരിച്ചു… by Sri Roshan Francis in Almaysabdam blogspot and enjoyed it. I felt  the same every time while reading  his  writings. This time I  felt guilty for not...

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The Power of Words

  Our Columnist from Chicago   Mathew Idikkula                 (Note: Indeed,  used and abused is the God given blessing called “speech” as our friend from Chicago writes. Just imitate him and react constructively to  the right use  of speech he demonstrates...

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Republican debate turns Nasty as Rubio, Cruz lay into Trump

US: Trump attaked before Super Tuesday   Ben Jacobs and Tom Dart in Houston in Guardian, Friday 26 February 2016 Rubio and Cruz go after frontrunner on immigration, healthcare and more.Both campaigns claim victory ahead of crucial Super Tuesday races.Sexual assault allegations against...

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Religious freedom today

All talk, no Practice Editorial in America,National catholic review, Feb.29/16 issue EDITORIAL (Note: Theoretically all pay lip service to freedom of religion, but how many practice it? This is what the American Jesuit weekly analyzes below. Rationally speaking, there should...

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Amnesty condemns ‘growing intolerance’ in India

  Published on: 7:56 pm, February 24, 2016 Story By: Mattersindia.com London: Authorities in India failed to stop “incidents of religious violence” and often “contributed to tensions through polarizing speeches”, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, as it condemned “growing intolerance” that...

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Christians top jobless in India: government report 

Published on: 9:59 pm, February 22, 2016 Story By: mattersindia.com New Delhi: Highest incidence of joblessness was witnessed among Christians in cities as well as in rural area while Hindus and Sikhs reported least unemployment in urban and rural areas, says a government...