Category: Christian World

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Canadian Contrast

Editorial in Indian Express, February 3, 2017 Amid the rise of the far-right, Justin Trudeau’s Canada stands out as a bastion of Western multiculturalism.                  (Note: There is always a silver lining even in a dark overcast sky. We have...

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Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18

Source: THE HINDU    FEBRUARY 01, 2017 11:47 IST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 02, 2017 02:08 IST Cover photo: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrives at Parliament to present the Union Budget 2017-18, in New Delhi on Wednesday.   | Photo Credit: V. Sudershan  ...

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Bishops worry over minority support to Church teachings on marriage

                        According to  Saramma Emmanuel reporting on Feb.1st from Bhopal: Catholic Church in India began to seriously ponder over revitalizing Catholic families after separate studies found only a “minority of people support the Catholic Church’s teaching on marriage” in the...

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Sin to call man a Sinner! An abiding message!

Kalyan Mitra, in the Statesman, Kolkata,January 28, 2017 (Note: “Never ever call man, the crown and glory of creation a sinner!” Vivekananda said it in another place. I quoted it many times. Here he is quoted as saying: “It is...

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Racism in US, casteism in India!

Pastors need to decry racism as a sin from the pulpit – Church’s appalling Silence on Racism By Father Bryan Massingale in US Catholic publication, January 23, 2017  (Note:  Reading this article every Christian in India will jump up crying the US church is...

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America First? A dark shadow for the world

                    By K C Singh,  Published  Deccan Chronicle,Jan 23, 2017. Mr Trump’s partiality towards Vladimir Putin may create convergence about fighting ISIS but not necessarily India’s terror problem. (Note: We, the nations of the world, are at a very critical...

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Inequality growing steadily? The majority at the margins

             By Jayati Ghosh,  in Indian Express,  January 21, 2017   Protests by the people against inequality are producing governments that move exactly in the opposite direction              (Note: Both independence and interdependence are rooted in the very nature...

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Modi still Has it? There’s support still for Modi

Rajib Bhattacharjee, in  the Statesman, Kolkata, January 22, 2017                     (Note: Most governments are faulted for inaction for fear their action may rock the boat and prevent their smooth sail in office. Modi is just the opposite, he is...

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Trump’s full speech Inaugural address to nation

(CNN)  As prepared for delivery                         (Editorial Note: “Where is the Capital of United States of America?” I remember asking this question, to kids and friends, pretending I knew a great deal. That was when I was studying journalism...