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HOW RELIGIONS DEVELOPED – Swami Snehananda

First there were very powerful charismatic leaders with a mission. I am going to consider four leaders who gave rise to four world religions. 1. Christ is believed to incarnate into history, preached the Kingdom of God, and revealed God...

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Do justice to India’s gays, scrap 377

Rainbow of hope? Will India vote for an LGBT resolution at UN? Arvind Narrain, in Hindustan Times, Jun 28, 2016 (Note: Yes the Gays, homosexuals, or same-sex people, were on the margins of society for centuries, especially in religious circles:...

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Clergy abuse of nuns in India

Yesterday June 26, 2016 Matters India made a startling exposure through a report captioned: Clergy abuse of nuns in India  Story By: Jose Kavi The Editor-in-Chief Jose Kavi must be complimented for his courage and conviction in publishing this corruption...

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Brexit is another name for house-keeping

An Island: that is Britain Uddalok Bhattacharya, Hindustan Times, Jun 26, 2016 In the pic: A demonstrator draped in an EU flag sits on floor during a protest against the outcome of the UK's June 23 referendum on the European Union...

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INDIAN EDITORIALS ON BREXIT

For the last few months BREXIT has become the accepted short form of a discussion that  was analyzing the pros and cons. In this age of globalization and international cooperation will anyone go in for a “go it alone policy?”....

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IS THIS COINCIDENCE?

      (Note:  These thoughtful thoughts are from  MD Hegde, forwarded  by CCV's friend Dr. Hilda  Raja, formerly member of New Leader editorial Board member in Chennai. jk, editor)       1. CHURCH has 6 letters so does MOSQUE. (also...

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Brexit – Isolationist catastrophe of ‘Brexit’

Brian Klaas and Marcel Dirsus, in Los Angels Times, 24/6/16 (Note:  For the last few months BREXIT has become the accepted short form of a discussion that  was analyzing the pros and cons. In this age of globalization and international...

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Scrub Islam Clean? Obama’s ‘Great Religion’ 

George Neumayr, THE SPECTATOR, ​ June 22, 2016 (Note:  If Obama administration can help “to scrub Islam clean” that would be his greatest contribution to world peace. Obama may be fond of  Islamic call to prayer three or four times during...

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India celebrates new feast of Mary Magdalene

Feast of Magdalene Jersus’ wife? –  By Nirmala Carvalho, in CRUX, June 14, 2016              (Note: This story was forwarded by Arul Louis, a very smart journalism student of this scribe in New Leader times long ago. He is now much...

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Jesus’ Wife, Chhotebhai James kottoor, ticklish talk

CCV’s friend Chhotebhai,  a well-known writer, comments on the ticklish news bit “Jesus’ wife” and CCV editor dr. james  replies.  Now to you Chhotebhai: Chhotebhai, 22 June 2016 Sir,               This alleged papyrus story appeared several years ago. What’s new?...