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​‘Black pope’ elect  is Venezuelan Fr  Sosa

Latin American moment for Catholicism after Jesuits elect Venezuelan 'Black Pope' By Christopher Lamb,  in The Tablet, UK, 14 October 2016  Venezuelan Fr Arturo Sosa Abascal is the new leader of Jesuits, known also as ‘Black pope’ (Note: Impotant to note here...

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C9 collegiality rules the church now!

  Vatican Power Shift  – VATICAN DISPATCH By Gerard O'Connell,  in America the national  Catholic  Review,  Oct 12 2016 Pope Francis greets Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, during a meeting with nuncios. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout) (Note: Once upon a...

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Syro-Malabar Diocese in Chennai! When? Soon or Never?

Dreaming of Possibilities?    – By dr. james kottoor      On Aug.30th 2016 CCV (Church Citizens’ Voice) published the article: “Now or never? Syro-malabar Diocese in Chennai?” by  P. C. Joseph, a spokesperson for Catholics in Chennai who are opposed to creating a different,...

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Stamp Duty And Its Significance In Agreements

  (Note: An excellent article on Stamp Duty in agreements by Ms Mamta Ramaswamy, an Associate at Doraswamy Law Chambers (DLC), Bangalore and a student pursuing her Diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws from NUJS, Kolkata. CCV's Isaac Gomes feels the...

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Muslims most Disliked group in America – Study says

Rachael Revesz ,@RachaelRevesz ,Friday 16 September 2016   2016 has also been one of the worst years on record for attacks on mosques, Muslims have overtaken atheists as the most disapproved group in America Getty (Note:  In an effort to show extreme politeness...

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No great India without unity

Can there be an India with state fighting state? Language destroyed a culture in Babylon – By T J S George,  in New Indian Express, 18/9/16 (Note: Legends, folk stories and biblical narratives teach us some unforgettable lessons.  One such is the story of...

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Will power to be health super power?

Where there's a way, there's a will – By Ravi Shankar, in New Indian Express, 11/9/16 (Note:  For sure “India urgently needs to acquire the will to be a health superpower ….. It is pointless to speak about progress while our countrymen...

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Clinton gets under Trump’s skin in debate

US Election Debate Takeaways: By AP. Published: 27th September 2016   Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton gestures as she appears on stage with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016....

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New York Times Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD, IN NEW YORK TIMES, SEPT. 24, 2016 CreditChang W. Lee/The New York Times,Our endorsement is rooted in respect for her intellect, experience and courage. (Note:  Comparisons are odious. Yet New York Times says, “this is not a...