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Constitutional Concerns

Fr. Cedric Prakash sj* 25 November 2017 (In his typical crystal-clear style, Fr Cedric make a reader-friendly analysis of the tenets of the Indian Constitution and the possible threats to its dilution.  Isaac Gomes, Asso. Editor, Church Citizens' Voice). On...

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Migrants: Fortress Europe – Colleen Dulle,

After 33,000 migrant deaths in 24 years, will ‘Fortress Europe’ keep building walls? November 13, 2017, in America, the Jessuit weekly In the pic: Migrants reach out from a boat during rescue operations Oct. 20 in the Mediterranean Sea. The number...

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Saint (so & so) Private Ltd

It took so many centuries for the Vatican to raise an Indian to sainthood. It was more or less the beginning of a series. The present statistics show that within the coming two three decdes there could be some ten...

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IS OUR CLERGY A HELP OR HINDRANCE TO FAITH?

  Clergy & Authoritarianism   –   Fr. Abraham Orapankal, PhD(usa) (Note: Yes, as the writer rightly points out, the clergy whether in US or India, are facing a credibility crisis. The sad fact is that most of them  are not aware of...

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REACTIONS TO CCV!

Reactions to CCV The knives are out! (Note:  Varghese Pamplanil,  now back in Kerala, from Texas, usa, gives his reactions to many write ups in CCV against Pope Francis to help readers reach a constructive conclusion. jk, ccv, editor).  ...

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Embracing the Poor

  Fr. Cedric Prakash sj*  18 November 2017   Fr. Cedric Prakash, S.J., is a human rights and peace activist and the founding director of PRASHANT, A Centre for Human Rights, Justice and Peace, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. He is...

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Prospects of a Congress win! Game on in Gujarat

Sanjay Kumar & Shreyas Sardesai, in the Hindu, NOVEMBER 14, 2017 UPDATED: NOVEMBER 13, 2017 23:52 IST MORE-IN Demonetisation (Note: The article below is a lead story in the Hindu. It deals with coming legislative  assembly elections in Gujarat the Home state...

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Rosogolla officially belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha

Cover photo: Rosogolla (Courtesy: Pinterest)   Indiatoday Indrajit Kundu | Shivani Chhabra November 14, 2017  West Bengal wins a court case with Orissa that Rosogolla is truly a Bengali sweet as per Geographical Indication (GI) and an international delicacy. A GI is...

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Aadhaar everywhere except for political donations

  THE STATESMAN, KOLKATA 14 November 2017 Prashant Mukherjee A very timely article in the Statesman Kolkata on how political parties whether in the government or in opposition, are playing with its citizens by making Aadhaar Card mandatory for almost...