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Indian CBCI Learn from US Bishops!

African-American Archbishop to Chair US bishops’ task force  on race Catholic News Service, Church in US, July 21, 2016                         (Note: US and India have a common vexing, divisive issue to set right. If it is  just the skin...

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Silence is not golden for statecraft

By Karan Thapar in Hindustan Times, : Jul 30, 2016                          (Note:  Silence is a double edged sword. One who keeps quiet actually says nothing and uses silence to provoke critics to resort to guess work, to speak  eloquently...

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New Syromalabar diocese Established  in  England!

In UCANews, July 29, 2016 (Note: Geographically the Syro-Malabar Church (SMC) in Kerala is flourishing and prospering. For too long it was confined to India’s tail tip Kerala. They expressed their frustration and expectation when one of its bishops long long...

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​Obama ‘passes the baton’ to Hillary

VARGHESE K. GEORGE, in the Hidu, Jul 29, 2016 AFP U.S. President Barack Obama in his endorsement of the former Secretary of State said: "…there has never been a man or a woman — not me, not Bill, nobody —...

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Clash of Civilizations! Huntington’s Clash Revisited

     David Brooks  in  New York Times, March  3, 2011       (Note: It is against the background of Islamic State prompted terrorist  attacks in Europe, Middle East, US and elsewhere that Huntigton’s Clash of civilizations becomes very relevant. It was some 23...

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List of terrorist attacks across the globe in 2016 

Published on  July 27, 2016 Story By: mattersindia.com Nice:We are already half way through in 2016, and the world has witnessed some of the deadliest terror attacks that have come in quick succession. (Note: 2016 is the year of terrorism. It has...

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First woman White House nominee – Hillary Makes History!

AP, Philadelphia, in Hindustan Times, Jul 27, 2016 Democratic US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during her California primary night rally held in the Brooklyn. (REUTERS)                          (Note: We wish good luck to Hilary!  Only question in the minds of...

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ISIS slit his throat while he was saying Mass

Father Jacques Hamel, A good priest in France – From the report in the Guardian UK Father Jacques Hamel: 'A good priest … who did his job to the very end' (Note: “Barbaric killing” and “horrific violence … in a church, a...

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Kidnapped pastor, companion denied bail

Another  kidnap of Pastor in MP Published on  July 25, 2016 in Matters India Reporter (Note:  First it was the kidnap and torture of a Catholic bishop, Prasad Gallela of Kadappa on April 25/2016, now it is that  of a Protestant pastor Ramlal...