Category: Christian World

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‘Fratelli Tutti’: Papal dreams or Vatican diversion?

Cover image: (Unsplash/Matthew Waring)   Pope Francis' latest Encyclical Fratelli Tutti meaning “all brothers and sisters” has made several news headlines.  It is particularly directed at heads of nations, leaders and social thinkers.  Church Citizens' Voice has published two timely articles on...

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“What the Dickens are Traditions?”

TRADITION, WHOSE TRADITION PLEASE? Varghese Pamplanil   What the Dickens are traditions?   This is with reference to Mr.Joseph Mani’s excellent exposition on tradition.   Webster’s Encyclopaedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language defines “tradition” as the handing down of...

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TRADITION – WHOSE TRADITION PLEASE?

        Joseph Mani   Pope Francis is undoubtedly the most liberal Pope during the last half century. When he was asked if he would allow Catholic priests to be married, he said “Never, it goes against all...

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Clergy Sex: Crisis or Constant?

In the Picture: Detail of painting "The Missionary's Adventures" by Jean-Georges Vibert. circa 1883 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) New book examines clergy sexual abuse in the wide lens of history By Thomas P. Doyle, Oct 10, 2020 & The corrupter of boys: Sodomy,...

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  The judgment is controversial as the court has acquitted all the accused and held the demolition as spontaneous, for which no one except unknown anti-social elements must have been responsible.   THE INDIAN EXPRESS 1 October 2020      ...