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India must walk the talk in its outreach to the continent

Modi tour 4 nations in Africa: TOI  Editorial,  July 8, 2016                    (Note:  For two things Modiji has to be complimented: 1. The frequency with which he makes foreign tours, 2. Visiting more than one country in one tour following...

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Is Pope Francis alone on apologizing to gays?

Apologize   to Gays? By David Gibson  in NCR, Jun. 30, 2016 Pope Francis celebrates Mass during the Feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ) at St. Giovanni in Laterano Basilica, in Rome, on May 26, 2016. (Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi) (Note:  This is  a...

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Francis appoints female to Academy of Social Sciences

Her name is Ana Marta González and she is a lecturer of moral Philosophy in Spain. More and more women in Vatican offices are being selected for important positions By VATICAN INSIDER STAFF, 9/7/16/ Researcher Ana Marta González Pope Francis...

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Sexual, feminine, global revolution interview

 German sociologist Gabriele Kuby discusses conversion, the global sexual revolution, freedom, family, and faith By  Alvino-Mario Fantini in Catholic World Report  (Note: This piece was forwarded by our friend Bernard in NY, as he found it a “Must Read”.After reading ...

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MINISTER SPEAKS ABOUT CHURCH’S REFUSAL OF GOD,

Methodists oppose LGBT, WHY? ……….. BUT NOT GOD: A METHODIST TO OPEN ITS DOORS TO LGBT    BY JOEL PITNEY in rfeligion dispatches, JULY 7, 2016 In th pic: Debbie Pitney, right, at her ordination in 1975. (Note:  Old habits die hard.  It...

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Cosmetic cabinet change?

Biggest NDA Cabinet reshuffle gives precedence to politics over performance Times of India  Editorial, July 6, 2016 (Note: Times of India (TOI) gives two editorials on cabinet reshuffle: one before reshuffle giving advise and one on 6th evaluating the reshuffle made.) How does the...

Demand for uniform civil code is gathering momentum 0

Demand for uniform civil code is gathering momentum

In the backdrop of Monday 4th July 2016 Supreme Court of India judgement that marriage annulment granted by Ecclesiastical Tribunals (church courts) has no legal sanctity, there is an increasing demand for Uniform Civil Code (UCC).  Even Cardinal Allencherry has...

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Islamic State poses Clear  and present danger

By The New Indian Express, 02nd July 2016                    (Note: Yes,  if  ISIS took root in Iraq and Syria, who was finally responsible for it? To me it was George Bush chasing a desert mirage called “Weapons of Mass distruction” of...

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Jihad: who distorted it? Time for  Renaissance of  islam

By Ram Jethmalani, in New Indian Express,02nd July 2016                          (Note:  It is always a treat both to listen to or read Ram Jethmalani, the erudite lawyer and veteran politician. So I never miss reading him. Here I am tempted to...