Category: World News

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US view on French Elections – How Macron Would Fix the French Economy. Ruchir Sharma APRIL 27, 2017, in New York Times Emmanuel Macron in Arras, France, on Wednesday. CreditEric Feferberg/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images (Note: Even New York Time columnist admits that, unlike...

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French TV inquiry accuses 25 bishops of abuse cover-ups

Clerical sex abuse in France By Tom Heneghan , in NCR,  Mar. 27, 2017 (In the pic: Left: Bishop Bernard Fellay – CNS/Paul Haring); right: Bishop Marc Aillet (Wikimedia Commons/Peter Potrowl) (Note: We (CCV) already published similar abuse in Italy (sex...

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Get out of my country? Rampaging nationalism

Amulya Ganguli, in the Statesman, March 7, 2017 | 02:25 AM (Note: The cry of the US white racists “Get out of my  country” is now spreading to Great Briton which has litererally beome Little England, after Brexit. It started...

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Shooting Indians out of US?

The Kansas shooting  Editorial,in the Statesman, Kolkotta, February 26, 2017 (Note: "Murderous gun culture!” What else is American culture? The nation was established in the rivers of blood of the native Indians exterminated; then it grew to be the biggest military...

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Trump Era’s Catholic Mirror

President, pope, critics – Ross Douthat, in New York Times,  Feb.. 15, 2017 (Note: This article was forwarded to us by our friend Arul Louis as it provides a wide variety of views on President Trump, Pope Francis and global politics going through...

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Francis is a dangerously misguided Pontiff?

Steve Bannon contacting Catholics who share his suspicion Francis is a dangerously misguided  Pontiff (Jason Horowitz, More on Bannon in The New York Times , February 7, 2017) While Trump, a twice-divorced president who has boasted of groping women, may seem an unlikely ally of traditionalists in the Vatican, many of...

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US Church vs politics – The President and the Bishops

By Michael McGough in the Tablet UK, 09 February 2017 (Note: The UK’s national Catholic weely Tablet, is bright, brief and begone, in its comments on the state of thinking among US hierarchy. (“Intelligenti paucca”) Few words are enough to get the...