Category: World News

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‘Jesus is a good cure for fear’: Obama

Washington (Matters India): At his final National Prayer Breakfast as president, Barack Obama said his Christian faith helped him overcome fear as commander in chief and that faith can help the country overcome fear. “Like every president, like every leader,...

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Don’t let anger hijack a religion – Reme Ahmad

Curtsy -Statesman, 28 January, 2016 (At a time when religion has turned out to be another byname for extremism and intollerance, this article is an eyeopener. It is interesting to see that religions are increasingly throwing mud at each other. If one...

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ISIS Dirty Dozen Held In Nia Raid

In the pic: 35 year old youth from Mumbra believed to be key recruiter; he has been arrested along with a dozen others from Karnataka and Hyderabad. By STAFF REPORTER, in Freepress Journal, Jan 23, 2016             (Note: A few days...

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Terror in Indonesia

Editorial ub  tg ///statesman, 21 January, 2016 (Note: Jakarta strike assumes importance since it is the fist in  Asia, that too in the largest Muslim nation known for its tolerance toward all religions. It only proves that the combined might...

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Global Economy on A Sticky Wicket

By The New Indian Express,21st January 2016                       (Note:  A slow down in global economy is bad news for the Lazarases of this world, not for the Dives who have stored up wealth for generations. One percent of the world...

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What’s Happening Around?

In the pic: Dr James Kottor with Mrs. Monica Thomas (Kanjirappally) during the grand KCRM Convention held at Kochi in Feb 2015) CCV Archives  By dr.james kottoor           Ever so many things – far too many things,  good, bad and ugly, more...

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Europe’s crisis of culture & institutions

By Garima Sharma, in the Statesman,  16 January, 2016 (Note: Immigration and open door policy of European Union seems to be  doing more harm than good recently. Germany has been most generous in accepting immigrants. Other countries were less to...

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Church leaders debunk Hindu group’s claims

World Hindu council says it converted thousands of Christians and Muslims in the past 10 years. New Delhi: UCAN. Church leaders in India want the government to investigate claims that a Hindu group converted 500,000 Christians and 250,000 Muslims to Hinduism...

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Donald Trump SAYS

Obama’s Syrian refugee guest Refaai Hamo was a “trojan horse”. Mr Trump has said Syrian refugees are "strong, powerful men" who want to "destroy" America. Donald Trump says Dr Refaai Hamo does not represent the reality of Syrian refugees' intentions in the US AP    ...

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US Sends Back Six More Indian Students

By Express News Service,Published:  12th January 2016   (Notte: The Express news service says “six more Telugu students” were deported with cancelled visas from JFK airport to Rajiv Gandhi Air port in India. That implies, 1. more Indian students  had to face...

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Church set on fire in Lahore

Building set ablaze over use of its loudspeakers during Muslim payer times. In the pic: The Apostolic Church building in the Baath neigborhood of Lahore was set ablaze Jan. 7. (ucanews.com photo) Lahore (UCAN): A church building in eastern Pakistan has...

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Euthanasia update – Catholic care home sued for refusing euthanasia

                                                   by Simon Caldwell,  in Catholic Heralad UK, Friday, 8 Jan 2016 In the pic: The Belgian flag flies outside the Belgian federal parliament in Brussels. Some politicians have been demanding that the Church should be stripped of public funding unless it...