Category: Christian World

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We too are Church – it’s our Church

  PRESS RELEASE  by chhotebhai   Kanpur, Nov. 3, 2018: How many lay Catholics in India can sincerely say “We are the Church”, or “Yes, this is our Church”? The laity feels largely marginalized. It is required only to raise...

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Only female cleric in Synod speaks

What’s it like being the only female  cleric at the synod on young people? Luke Hansen, S.J. in America, Jesuit Review,October 22, 2018 Rev. Martina Viktorie Kopecká at the Synod on young people (Credit: Vatican Media) Note: Have you made mistakes...

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HIMALAYAN CYCLATHON

Cover image:  Padamshri Dr Giriraj Kishore felicitating Avinash Noronha (seated extreme right) at Mega Mall in Kanpur on 27th October 2018. # chhotebhai Avinash Noronha's  (Chhotebhai's son) life is a clear example of a few, only a few Lay members...

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Letter #73: The Synod and “LGBT”

Dr. Robert Moynihan INSIDE THE VATICAN MAGAZINE 26 October 2018 "Some LGBT youths, through various contributions that were received by the General Secretariat of the Synod, wish to 'benefit from greater closeness' and experience greater care by the Church, while...

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Poverty Must Be Eradicated!

  -*Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ   It is 17 October and the world community once again commemorates the ‘International Day for the Eradication of Poverty’. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the declaration by the General Assembly, (in its resolution...

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WE TOO – HUM BHI!

            # chhotebhai     The “Me Too” moment seems to have arrived in India, with long suppressed secrets of sexual harassment tumbling out of the dark recesses of memory, to shame and shock the mighty – be they journalists,...

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ROMERO: SAINT FOR OUR TIMES

*Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ     On Sunday 14 October, Pope Francis will canonize seven women and men as saints of the Catholic Church. Each of these have proved outstanding in holiness and contributed in significant ways to help make...

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Youth synod of old men!

Cover image: Pope Francis talks with Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri (second left) as they leave after addressing the opening of the Synod of Bishops on Oct. 3, 2018 at the Vatican. (Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP)   LA CROIX INTERNATIONAL Fr. Myron...

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Dangerous saints for desperate times

Photo credit : Julie Lonneman   By National Catholic Reporter Editorial Staff Oct 12, 2018   Note: Pope Paul VI became famous and notorious for two things: 1.  His arch conservative birth control encyclical and 2. Opposition to liberation theology of...