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Pope pushing for change – Now church must catch up

Joanna Moorhead, in the Guardian, 13 March 2017 From the ordination of married men to female deacons, the pope is proposing reforms that even diehard conservatives should admit the church needs ‘Pope Francis set out first to be a living...

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Married Priests in the Catholic Church 

(This is a very emotionally-charged, controversial topic. So I got up this morning at 5:30 and prayed so what I write here is specially approved by accounts given in the Scriptures, the Holy Spirit, and, above all, my conscience. I...

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Is marriage a dying institution?

Changing lifestyles, changing thinking!            Pooja Bedi in Heartchakra, Lifestyle, Times of India, March 12, 2017   (Note: Life is growth. Growth is change and the assumption is all change is a reform for the better. Hence the axim: “Ecclesia simper reformanda est”, Church must...

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Chidambaram says: Modi most dominant leader

In the Statesman, March 12, 2017                       (Note: The proof of the pudding is in the eating. If you want to go Biblical: “By their fruits you shall know them.” There is no substitute for hard work for success. ...

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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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This ugly Indian church must change!

This article titled "മാറണം, മാറിയേ തീരൂ!" written in almayasabdam blog (Malayalam) was my response on the heinous sex abuse case, recently unearthed in Kerala, according to which a Syro-Malabar top brass raped a 16 yr old girl and she eventually gave...

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The Rediscovery of Kasundi – Mustard Sauce of Bengal

(Note:  Isaac Gomes, Associate Editor, reproduces an interesting article, courtesy livemint,  KASUNDI, the Bengali mustard sauce, one of the very handy and essential ingredients on Bengali cuisine).   The Bengali mustard sauce has found its way to kitchens around the world,...