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Cyclone Ockhi – Varghese Pamplanil

(Note: What is the greatest wonder in this world? It is, we believe, that two persons in this world are not identical in their physical, mental and spiritual make up and therefore every one of us has something to learn...

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‘Make a Mess!’, Pope urges Myanmar youth!

By Christopher Lamb, in the Tablet, 30 November 2017 'I want you…to be signs of hope to those who need encouragement, a helping hand to the sick, a welcome smile to the stranger' Pope Francis has urged young Catholics in Myanmar...

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Another ‘bomb shell’, Nuclear?

‘A ‘Field-hospital ’ or ‘Silicon Valley Church’ questions  Cardinal  Muller – dr. james kottoor.                               In the pic: Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller Yes! “both bitter and concerned” and...

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Constitutional Concerns

Fr. Cedric Prakash sj* 25 November 2017 (In his typical crystal-clear style, Fr Cedric make a reader-friendly analysis of the tenets of the Indian Constitution and the possible threats to its dilution.  Isaac Gomes, Asso. Editor, Church Citizens' Voice). On...

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Migrants: Fortress Europe – Colleen Dulle,

After 33,000 migrant deaths in 24 years, will ‘Fortress Europe’ keep building walls? November 13, 2017, in America, the Jessuit weekly In the pic: Migrants reach out from a boat during rescue operations Oct. 20 in the Mediterranean Sea. The number...

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Saint (so & so) Private Ltd

It took so many centuries for the Vatican to raise an Indian to sainthood. It was more or less the beginning of a series. The present statistics show that within the coming two three decdes there could be some ten...

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IS OUR CLERGY A HELP OR HINDRANCE TO FAITH?

  Clergy & Authoritarianism   –   Fr. Abraham Orapankal, PhD(usa) (Note: Yes, as the writer rightly points out, the clergy whether in US or India, are facing a credibility crisis. The sad fact is that most of them  are not aware of...