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CELEBRATE THE FAMILY

  -*Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ 26 August 2018 The World Meeting of Families which began on 21 August in Dublin Ireland, concluded this evening (26 August) with a Eucharist presided over by Pope Francis. The  meeting had for its theme,...

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The monarchical church and its clericalism

  Note: Here Pamplanil gives a brief picture of the sorry state of the church in the context of sex abuse and auricular confession. The church with its middle-age concept centralised authority, refuses to grow into  modern times of democratic...

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EVEN ONE DRINK IS UNSAFE : STUDY

  THE TELEGRAPH, CALCUTTA G.M. MUDUR 24th August 2018   An enlightening and self-explanatory report in today's Telegraph Calcutta.  It particularly applies to states which eye huge revenue earning through sale of alcohol.  It also applies to Hill states /...

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REDEFINING OUR FREEDOM

Cover Photo:  Independence Day programme by students of Auxilium Parish Primary School, Kolkata.    * Fr Cedric Prakash SJ 18 August 2018   Social media was clogged with messages, images and videos on 15 August, the day on which India...

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PRIESTS, PREACHERS AND POLLUTION

  Cover image: Father Sony Varghese (Abraham Varghese) and Father Jaise K George, accused of raping and blackmailing a woman for several years, surrendered before a local court today. (Courtesy:  NDTV News Thiruvananthapuram 13th August 2018)   This is a...

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SHRINKING ST STEPHEN’S

  # chhotebhai (A response to the article “The Shrinking of St Stephen’s” Hindustan Times 12th August 2018)     Prof Ramachandra Guha is a historian and Gandhian of great standing, and I have often written to him expressing my...