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Malpractice blessed into Fair Practice?

Today's CAB Election Farce From: isaacgomes@hotmail.com To: abpthomasdsouza@gmail.com Subject: Today's CAB Election Farce Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2015 18:29:36 +0000 To: Archbishop Thomas D'Souza       Archbishop of Calcutta Your Grace, Today you put up a stellar performance  as Ex-Officio Chairman...

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Excerpts from the Synods’ Final Report

(Note: Given below are a few quotations collected by Crux staff on controversial issues like Divorced and Remarried; Gays and lesbians; Co-habitation; and Women, for easy reference. james kottoor,editor) By Crux Staff, October 24, 2015 The 2015 Synod of Bishops...

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Pope has smoked Out his opposition

Robert Mickens | A Roman Observer , Oct. 26, 2015, in NCR [Robert Mickens is editor-in-chief of Global Pulse. Since 1986, he has lived in Rome, where he studied theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University before working 11 years at...

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Lay Auditors at the Synod: What did they say?

The lay auditors at the synod did say almost everything that should be said. Ed Schreurs one of the members of the Catholic Church Reform International has forwarded what half a dozen auditors actually said in the Synod with the...

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Church official condemns dalit burning

New Delhi (UCAN): A church official in India said the burning to death of two dalit children was the latest in a series of atrocities against the former lower-caste group. The church "sternly condemns the sad incident," Father Z. Devasagayaraj, secretary...

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Mystic Manthra: Ek Maalik, Many Margs

Truth: Where is it? Deccan Chronicle | Francis Gonsalves | October 23, 2015, Representational image (Note: Jesus presented himself as the way, truth and life. Apostle Thomas who came to India in 52 AD called his followers: Margam Koodiyavar. Followers...

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The Indian miracle-buster stuck in Finland

By Samanthi Dissanayake BBC News, Helsinki An Indian man who made his name exposing the "miraculous" feats of holy men as tricks has fled the country after being accused of blasphemy. Now in self-imposed exile in Finland, he fears jail...

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A Reflection on Oct.17 Papal Speech

Church: Pyramidal Hierarchy or People of God? (For full text of the Pope’s speech on Synod, see: “Turn Hierarchy into Inverted Pyramid”, Oct.21/15 in Church Citizen’s Voiced (CCV), www.almayasabdam.com.) dr. james kottoor What is the Church? In the cacophony of...

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Synod ends where it began, In disagreement

[Jesuit Fr. Thomas Reese is a senior analyst for NCR and author of Inside the Vatican: The Politics and Organization of the Catholic Church. His email address is treesesj@ncronline.org. | Oct. 20, 2015, in NCR   (Note: The two knotty...

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Turn Hierarchy into inverted Pyramid

Papal Speech on Synod  –  to minister =  ‘foot washing’ like Jesus (Note: Given below is Pope Francis’ mind-boggling and momentous address on October 17/15, in Paul VI Audience Hall, Vatican City at the Commemorative Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary...