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Fr. Theophane lived in Capuchin Ashram Thammanam

He lived in Capuchin Ashram Thammanam – Vatican starts sainthood process for Fr. Theophane Koodalloor – (Published on:  January 28, 2017 by: Matters India Reporter) (Note: The Capuchin Ashram where Fr. Theophane lived, worked, died and buried happens to be walking distance from where this...

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Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18

Source: THE HINDU    FEBRUARY 01, 2017 11:47 IST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 02, 2017 02:08 IST Cover photo: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrives at Parliament to present the Union Budget 2017-18, in New Delhi on Wednesday.   | Photo Credit: V. Sudershan  ...

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Bishops worry over minority support to Church teachings on marriage

                        According to  Saramma Emmanuel reporting on Feb.1st from Bhopal: Catholic Church in India began to seriously ponder over revitalizing Catholic families after separate studies found only a “minority of people support the Catholic Church’s teaching on marriage” in the...

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Indian-origin woman forced to  Sell  Home for 2 Pounds

Published on:  January 31, 2017 by: mattersindia.com – Rekha Patel (Note:  Coming in the wake of Brexit, triumph of Trumph and the anti-foreigner, anti-migrant conservative attitude gripping the west, this news need not surprise us. Of course we are not applying the logic, (post...

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Twitter and Trump, Putin and WikiLeaks

Narain D Batra, in the Statesman, Kolkotta, January 29, 2017 Vladimir Putin (PHOTO: Facebook) (Note: With the omnipresence of press and TV the habit of reading books have come  to a stand still. Now with the omnipresence of Facebook, Twitter and...

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Sin to call man a Sinner! An abiding message!

Kalyan Mitra, in the Statesman, Kolkata,January 28, 2017 (Note: “Never ever call man, the crown and glory of creation a sinner!” Vivekananda said it in another place. I quoted it many times. Here he is quoted as saying: “It is...

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America’s era of anger

Editorial in the Hindu, January 23, 2017 00:08 IST (Note: “What do people say I am?” Jesus asked his disciples. In the same spirit we should look around to see what people think, say and write in serious publications to...

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Racism in US, casteism in India!

Pastors need to decry racism as a sin from the pulpit – Church’s appalling Silence on Racism By Father Bryan Massingale in US Catholic publication, January 23, 2017  (Note:  Reading this article every Christian in India will jump up crying the US church is...

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Three cheers to President  Trump

Make America the Greatest! dr.james kottoor “Where is the Capital of United States of America?” I remember asking this question, to kids and friends, pretending I knew a great deal. That was when I was studying journalism at Marquette in the...

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America’s era of anger

Hindu Editorial The Hindu Edutiorial,  JANUARY 23, 2017  (Note:  An era of anger has just begun? That is how even very balanced paper like the Hindu sees  the take off, of Trump as US president. What is predicted is not weeks,...

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UAE military takes part in Republic Day parade

68th Republic Day in India – IANS | New Delhi January 26, 2017 | 11:10 AM The UAE Army contingent (Photo: AFP)          (Note: Just to be in touch with the 68th Republic Parade visually. Editor) A 149-member UAE military contingent took...

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America First? A dark shadow for the world

                    By K C Singh,  Published  Deccan Chronicle,Jan 23, 2017. Mr Trump’s partiality towards Vladimir Putin may create convergence about fighting ISIS but not necessarily India’s terror problem. (Note: We, the nations of the world, are at a very critical...