Category: Christian World

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Christian persecution shows dramatic increase: report

Published on: 12:41 pm, August 22, 2016 Story By: mattersindia.com   (Note: The Evangelical Fellowship of India’s Religious Liberty Commission (EFIRLC) has recenty released a report on cases of violence on Christians in India.  This report is for the period...

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Was Jesus a Catholic?

  (Note: Jesus may have been ethnically and religiously a Jewish, but his universal message and vision are reflected in the very definition of the word ‘catholic.’ – Isaac Gomes)   Source: U.S. Catholic Historical Jesus scholars all agree that...

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Equality, not Patriarchy or Hierarchy

Seminaries such as Maynooth perpetuate unjust rule of church men over women    By Soline Humbert, in the Irish Times, Aug 15, 2016  ‘Churchmen claim to have divine knowledge as to what God can’t be and do in women and...

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Donate Eyes, wipe out blindness!

Indian NGO urges Pope Francis to pledge eyes In Matters India,   August 12, 2016 (Note:  This note is for the benefit of those interested to know more about  donating one’s eyes and body after death. “Gift of Life, Gift...

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August 15th: Assumption & Independence!

  The Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Author: Sarah Jane Boss                (Note: August 15th is a day of double festival for all Indian Catholics as they are very much attached to Mary mother of Jesus and to India’s independence...

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Segregation of Dalits and Blacks

Human Rights and American Hypocrisy By Balbir Punj in New Indian Express, 06th August 2016   (Note: Segregation and ill treatment of weaker sections of society is the common feature in all barbaric cultures where might is right. It should have...

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Is Command over English important for lawyers?

  (Note:  The article by Sourav Ghosh of National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) points out once again, how important command over English is to make or break one's career, especially in the practice of Law – Isaac Gomes). Language...

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Indian CBCI Learn from US Bishops!

African-American Archbishop to Chair US bishops’ task force  on race Catholic News Service, Church in US, July 21, 2016                         (Note: US and India have a common vexing, divisive issue to set right. If it is  just the skin...

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Silence is not golden for statecraft

By Karan Thapar in Hindustan Times, : Jul 30, 2016                          (Note:  Silence is a double edged sword. One who keeps quiet actually says nothing and uses silence to provoke critics to resort to guess work, to speak  eloquently...