Category: Indian Spirituality

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Mother Teresa a Humanitarian Icon

Editorial  in Indian Express, September 5, 2016 Mother Teresa reached out to those that state and society had failed. (Note: Actions speak volumes and louder than a books full of words and lecturing. With one gesture of rejecting any banquet...

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Of the baba, by the baba

Ramdev Guru in News & Ads? –  By Shailaja Bajpai, Indian Express, September 1, 2016 Ramdev is a major TV advertiser. He also makes news! (Note: Baba Ramdev is known both as a religious figure (Guru) and a business man. The commonly accepted concept...

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India celebrates new feast of Mary Magdalene

Feast of Magdalene Jersus’ wife? –  By Nirmala Carvalho, in CRUX, June 14, 2016              (Note: This story was forwarded by Arul Louis, a very smart journalism student of this scribe in New Leader times long ago. He is now much...

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Jesus’ Wife, Chhotebhai James kottoor, ticklish talk

CCV’s friend Chhotebhai,  a well-known writer, comments on the ticklish news bit “Jesus’ wife” and CCV editor dr. james  replies.  Now to you Chhotebhai: Chhotebhai, 22 June 2016 Sir,               This alleged papyrus story appeared several years ago. What’s new?...

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PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL GROWTH

Of all creation, only humans are endowed with freedom. Choice involves freedom. Sin or evil and virtue or good deed presuppose choice. Psycho-spiritual growth involves choice. It affects all: theists, agnostics, and atheists. God of theists is considered as Force...

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RELIGIOUS ORDERS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Swami (Dr) Snehanand Jyoti Catholic Christian Church is one of the most influential and powerful and best organized organizations in the world, that has a membership of about 1.3 billion (130 crores) in a world of about 7.4 billions (740...

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‘Politicians never apologize’

Rise and fall of saffron wave & Apology Published on: , May 16, 2016 in: Mattersindia.com  Cardinal Mar George Alencherry (Note: There is no Saffron wave, and Cardinal Alancherry is right on it. There was one when Modi  was the rising star in...

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SHAME & SCANDAL

chhotebhai Kidnap, ransom, murder, suicide, and sexual exploitation – all the ingredients of a B grade Bollywood movie. Except that this is real not reel life. And it is all happening in the holy, apostolic, Catholic Church. It reminds me...