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We have a stake in Syria, yet we have done nothing

John McCain on Aleppo masacre – (December 22), in the Washington Post Light a candle instead of cursing the darkness (In the pic: Syrian army soldiers patrol the east Aleppo neighborhood of Tariq al-Bab on Dec. 3. (Hassan Ammar/Associated Press)...

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Jesus the Migrant, God Incarnate Son

Francis Sunil Rosario   (Fr.  Sunil Rosario is a priest from Kolkata, now doing his Doctorate in Ministry (D.Min) at Catholic Theological Union, (CTU) in Chicago. He has his M. Phil degree from Dublin City University. Before that he was...

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German bishops plan Guidelines for divorced, remarried

Christa Pongratz-Lippitt, in NCR, Dec. 21, 2016 (In the pic: Bishop Karl-Heinz Wiesemann)  (Note: All are fully aware of the biblical dictum: “Those who stand and  wait also serve!” But then how long is one to wait? Even Framcis lost...

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What is Aleppo in Syria? – Death in Aleppo

Shiv Visvanathan, in the Hindu, December 16/16 (Note: It is Christmas time. What will make good headlines are stories about Joseph and Mary walking the length and breadth of posh residential areas, knocking closed doors in vain, to find enough room...

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This Advent, a world of conflict rages

  (Note: It is Advent, the time of waiting for Christ, who cannot come soon enough. How hard to wait amid the swirl of chaos and suffering. Special Christmas Report published in the US Catholic.  Add to it the chaos...

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​Christmas & Refugee crisis – Fear Not!

EDITORIALS – December 19-26, 2016 Issue of America, The Editors (Note: Every one borne into this world of days and nights is literally thrown into a sea of unexpected challenges of life and death like swim or sink for survival. Result is...

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Kolkata Fest – Christmas Bonhomie 2016

  (Note:  Isaac Gomes gives a peep into the Kolkata Christmas Festival which is a collaboration between the Government of West Bengal and the Archdiocese of Calcutta.  This Festival has been taking place for the last five years and is...