Category: Christian World

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Our Human Rights Are Denied

  *-Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ December 10: Human Rights Day once again! Another anniversary, when post World War- II the world gave itself the Universal Declaration of Human Rights- a pathbreaking and much needed Magna Carta. Sadly, for many (particularly...

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Is Covid-19 a catalyst for cultural change in Asia?

Cover image: A medical worker wearing protective gear takes samples for a Covid-19 test from a visitor at a testing station in South Korean capital Seoul on Nov. 27. (Photo: AFP)   Some Asian nations have ditched conservative cultural and religious practices as they...

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THE IRRELEVANCE OF ORGANISED RELIGIONS IN THE MODERN WORLD

Cover image: The Grand Mosque in Paris (LifeSite News)   Varghese Pamplanil   William Kilpatrick, in LifeSite News, has quoted,the apparently, “monstrous” words of a seemingly “fanatic” Cardinal Robert Sarah. The Cardinal said “Islamism is a monstrous fanaticism, which must be fought...

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THE UNJUST AND INEQUITABLE SOCIETY OF INDIA

  Varghese Pamplanil   THE BEGINNINGS The November 2020 issue of Pax Lumina paints, in Van Gough surrealistic graphics, the pitiable and miserable condition of manual scavengers, condemned to exist,shunned and ridiculed,outside the perimeter of Indian society.   What more...

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Get wise on Love, Jihad, God is Love, Marriage!

Choosing partner without religion bar is a debate right: HC amid 'Love-Jihad' Published in New Indian express: 24th November 2020 Critiquing an earlier verdict of the same court, which claimed “conversion just for the purpose of marriage is unacceptable,” the bench said...

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THE JUDGEMENT DAY OF RECKONING AND ACCOUNTABILITY

  Varghese Pamplanil   For the last many years, headline grabbing torrid stories of pedophile, homophobic, homosexual and other sexual perversions indulged by a large number of Catholic clerics, all across the world, more particularly in US and Australia, have...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – THE FIFTIETH GOSPEL

Varghese Pamplanil George Nedumparambil has proposed a 5th gospel in addition to the four Canonical gospels. He may not be in the know that many gospels, known as Gnostic Gospels,  predating the gospels recognised by the Church do exist.   In...