Category: Christian World

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Knanaya Youth in Atlanta Creates History Again

ATLANTA: Knanaya Youths in Georgia (KCYL)should be very proud today as they proved themselves as champions of service to our community. The BLOOD DRIVE they organised on Sunday March 1, at Holy Family Knanaya Church at Rosebud Road was a success story...

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Losing Our Religion!

Katherine Ozment, the writer,  is a freelance writer with twenty years of publishing experience, including senior editing stints at Boston magazine and National Geographic. Her musings on the ups and downs of raising three children have been published in such venues as The New York...

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Challenges to Religious in 21st century Asia

 Hector Welgampola. As home of the world’s main religions, Asia has been the font and source of mysticism. The ancient continent’s celestial heights, expansive deserts and sprawling wilderness whetted early Asians’ yearning for the sublime. This search inspired varied forms...

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Shan state (Myanmar) conflict reaches Catholic parish

Church attacked, priests questioned, staffers detained in Myanmar.   Myanmar:  A Catholic parish in Myanmar’s northern Shan state became embroiled in the region’s spiraling conflict last week when small artillery shells landed in the church compound. Kutkai Township, located between...

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‘Capital punishment must end’

– Catholic publications unite in rare joint statement Washington D.C., Mar 5, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Four U.S. Catholic publications with a broad range of audiences have come together in a joint editorial citing Church leaders in calling...

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A Controversial Canonization

What should disqualify someone from being a saint? That might seem a funny question. How about sin? But over the course of the last month, people in California and elsewhere have been asking it a lot. In January, Pope Francis...

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To all Reformers: Dr James Kottoor

  Pope Francis acknowledged and affirmed the position of all the baptized in our Church when he raised this question to the bishops in South America: "As pastors, bishops, and priests, are we conscious and convinced of the mission of the...

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IS fighter changes heart after “death”

Aleppo (story – Matters India) – An ISIS jihadist has recently converted to Christianity after being left for dead near the eastern border of Syria where he was finally rescued by Christian missionaries from the region, reported the Aleppo Herald...

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Sex abuse: former nun plans hunger strike

Former nun Anita of St. Agata Convent is all set to launch an indefinite hunger strike in front of her convent at Thottakkattukara, Ernakulam. Kochi:  A Catholic nun who was expelled from her congregation after she reportedly resisted sexual abuse...