Category: Christian World

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Letter to the Editor – The Bible: Old and New?

Varghese Pamplanil   My dear friend Dr. James Kottoor has put in the public domain, a strictly private correspondence exchanged between us, on some incident narrated by someone called Luke in the so called gospel. This Luke character was not...

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Letter to Editor Was Lord Ram Nepali?

    George Nedumparambil         Iron must be hit when it is red hot to have the intented effect! In the same way reaction to articles published in CCV will have the maximum effect, only when it...

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The Enigma: Who is Jesus? – Varghese Pamplamil

​Trying to understand  Jesus!  Jesus has been the most controversial person in history? Is that what makes him the undying or “Everlasting Man”(Chesterton), Eternal Galilean (Fulton J.Sheen)? There is the Jesus of Faith, of fancy, of millions of Churches who...

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WHY CHINA NEEDS INDIA’S FRIENDSHIP

Cover Photo: Retired Major General Harsha Kakar     HARSHA KAKAR THE STATESMAN KOLKATA 7th July 2020   This article in today's Statesman Kolkata lucidly explains why instead of muscle-flexing and browbeating India, China needs India's friendship more than India...

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Love and theft

Cover photo: A Robinhood statue at Nottingham Castle in the UK.  (Shuttercock)   Rev. Valson Thampu THE TELEGRAPH ONLINE 6th July 2020   We don’t like criminals. But we vote for them. The proportion of those with criminal records among...

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UNDERSTANDING CHINA

    ASWINI K. MAHAPATRA THE STATESMAN, KOLKATA 05th July 2020   The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) over-reliance on history, for legitimising one-party rule for perpetuity, constitutes a potent challenge for President Xi Jinping.  The Chinese bubble to become world's number...

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SUICIDE MISSION

  chhotebhai   During the Second World War this term referred to Japanese pilots who went on suicidal missions, where death was certain. The Kamikaze pilots flew their bomb-laden aircraft straight into enemy targets. Then we had the LTTE suicide...