Category: Christian World

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Pope Francis’s authority challenged by Knights of Malta

Condom conundrum?  Pope Francis's authority challenged by Knights of Malta over condom row – Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Rome, in the Guardian, UK, Wednesday 11 January 2017 Ancient Catholic order refuses to cooperate with Vatican investigation into sacking of offical over distribution of condoms. The row...

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Shun princely, clerical attitude! Pope’s Morning Homily

Pope’s Morning Homily ‘Real’ Authority Enters Hearts JANUARY 10, 2017,   DEBORAH CASTELLANO LUBOV, in the Zenit At Casa Santa Marta, Francis Speaks on 3 Characteristics of Jesus’ Authority. Give up Princely, Clerical psychology. Take up the “kneeling to serve attitude” of...

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In Germany, Muslim Refugees convert to Christianity

Muslims becoming Christians?  (In the pic: A pastor baptises a Newly converted Muslim refugee – Dec 10, 2016, in Times of India) Church leaders have confirmed an upward trend in conversions. However, they have not provided statistics about these conversions. The entire conversion...

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New York’s Cardinal Dolan to Pray at Trump Inauguration

DISPATCHES – Michael O'Loughlin, Dec 28 2016  in America, the National Catholic Review (In the oic: Banquet Hail. New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and Donald Trump, then the Republicans' nominee for U.S. president, at the 71st annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation...

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Jesus the Migrant, God Incarnate Son

Francis Sunil Rosario   (Fr.  Sunil Rosario is a priest from Kolkata, now doing his Doctorate in Ministry (D.Min) at Catholic Theological Union, (CTU) in Chicago. He has his M. Phil degree from Dublin City University. Before that he was...

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This Advent, a world of conflict rages

  (Note: It is Advent, the time of waiting for Christ, who cannot come soon enough. How hard to wait amid the swirl of chaos and suffering. Special Christmas Report published in the US Catholic.  Add to it the chaos...

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Kolkata Fest – Christmas Bonhomie 2016

  (Note:  Isaac Gomes gives a peep into the Kolkata Christmas Festival which is a collaboration between the Government of West Bengal and the Archdiocese of Calcutta.  This Festival has been taking place for the last five years and is...