Category: Christian World

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The Great Kerala Circuses – Varghese Pamplanil

Various type of circuses have come to town. The tents are agog with trapeze acrobats, hoopers, tightrope walkers, unicyclists, jugglers of  every kind, jokers of all sorts with  outlandish outfits and wide open painted mouths stretched to the ears. You...

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So why does Christianity have so many branches? 

Note: Recently, our columnist Varghese Pamplanil sent me a link on why there are so many divisions within Christianity (https://www.livescience.com/christianity-denominations.html.) Actually it is an ashaming question to which we do not have a definite answer. Globally, the number of denominations...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – CHURMOSQUAGOUGE

  Congratulations dear friend Isaac for enhancing and enriching our knowledge by publishing Churmosquagougue.    The name of the monument could be the short form of church—mosque —synagogue. In these times of turmoil and asymmetries, the monument may provide a...

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FREE THE MIND

THE TELEGRAPH CALCUTTA 23 February 2021 The article below on the Editorial page in today's (23-02-2021) Telegraph Calcutta reminds me of the following poem composed by the great Nobel Laureate from Bengal Rabindranath Tagore in 1913.  It represents Tagore's vision of...

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A dangerous proposition?  Varghese Pamplanil.

Note: Shri. Varghese Pamplanil, through his very sharp and free flowing language, has given a very clear analysis of the post by Fr Cedric Prakash. Actually, I also did not expect such an article with split focus from Fr Cedric. CCV is open...

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Letter to the Editor 

Letter to the Editor  This is reference to the observations of Dr. James Kottoor, Editor in Chief of CCV about the tape worms that wriggle through the blog.  Dr. Kottoor is a trained journalist, also a Dr. in theology from...

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The Catholic Church is NOT Apolitical

  *Fr Cedric Prakash SJ   ‘Apolitical’ is both a word and a concept; it is reflective of one’s attitude and behaviour towards the realities that grip people anywhere. It essentially means having no interest in or association with politics....

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Yashwant Sinha Comments on Farmers’ Strike! 

"Rollback Sinha", They Mocked Me; It Was Worth It!! By Yashwant Sinha  in NDTV, February 09, 2021.  Read below some thoughtful comments(Excerpts only) from Yashwant Sinha  in NDTV, on 3 Farm Laws. Sinha, jockingly called ‘Rollback Sinha’ was former BJP leader, as...

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Topic is again the ‘Divinity of Jesus’

 Abp Viganò urges Pope to personally answer Claims  he doesn’t believe in divinity of Christ  – Diane Montagna ,in Lifesite, Oct.10, 2019,  Carlo Maria Viganò, Catholic, Pope Francis  This is a continuation of the story on Divinity of Jesus, posted yesterday in CCV Oct.9th ....