Category: Christian World

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REDEFINING OUR FREEDOM

Cover Photo:  Independence Day programme by students of Auxilium Parish Primary School, Kolkata.    * Fr Cedric Prakash SJ 18 August 2018   Social media was clogged with messages, images and videos on 15 August, the day on which India...

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PRIESTS, PREACHERS AND POLLUTION

  Cover image: Father Sony Varghese (Abraham Varghese) and Father Jaise K George, accused of raping and blackmailing a woman for several years, surrendered before a local court today. (Courtesy:  NDTV News Thiruvananthapuram 13th August 2018)   This is a...

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SHRINKING ST STEPHEN’S

  # chhotebhai (A response to the article “The Shrinking of St Stephen’s” Hindustan Times 12th August 2018)     Prof Ramachandra Guha is a historian and Gandhian of great standing, and I have often written to him expressing my...

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PROGRESSION OF PROCESSIONS

  Here is another masterpiece by Chhotebhai, a treatise on the increasing hullabaloo we are witnessing across India, all in the name of Religiosity and less Spirituality. The organisers/ processionists do not care for any civic norms by making the local...

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Government wants last word on judges

THE FREE PRESS JOURNAL By Olav Albuquerque  Aug 10, 2018 07:26 am The dilly-dallying of the Government of India over the elevation of Justice K.K. Joseph to Supreme Court, is an alarming sign.  It shows that it is trying its...

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THE CONFESSION CONUNDRUM

  * JOSEPH MANI   In the wake of the confession-related scandal in Kerala, the NCW chairperson has suggested that Confession should be banned. The Churches have vehemently opposed the suggestion, naturally; the BJP government, through its Minister Alfons Kannanthanam,...