National Peace Convention

India, Nov. 11 -- Living in peace and harmony has been a quest of human beings ever since they began to live in communities. Human beings have an intense desire to be related with others and to live i... Read More

Mission Today, Integral Liberation

India, Nov. 4 -- Recently I participated in a Mission Conference of three days as a part of celebrating the Mission Year. About 30 papers were presented during the conference, highlighting different d... Read More

Economic Slowdown, The BJP In A Denial Mood

India, Oct. 28 -- Often the governments show reluctance to accept their failures. They try to pass the buck to someone else. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has proved to be expert in this blame game... Read More

Simple Saints Vs Massive Celebrations

India, Oct. 21 -- In my life time, canonization of four saints of the Syro-Malabar Church took place: St. Alphonsa, St. Chavara Kuriakose Elias, St. Euphresia and St. Mariam Thresia. Although all thes... Read More

Beware Of Appeasement Trap

India, Oct. 14 -- Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in his Mann Ki Baat address on September 29, shared something very pleasing to the Catholic community in India. He said that canonization of Mariam... Read More

The Youth Taking Charge Now

India, Oct. 7 -- Fr. Varghese Alengaden, the founder of Universal Solidarity Movement (USM), believes that the youth are not only the future, but also the present. Hence they have to take charge NOW. ... Read More

Refusal To Change, Recipe For Disaster

India, Sept. 30 -- The month of August and September 2019 witnessed a spurt in the attack on Christian institutions and filing false cases against priests and nuns, especially in the State of Jharkhan... Read More

India Needs Unity, Not Uniformity

India, Sept. 23 -- Union Home Minister Amit Shah's statement on Hindi Divas that Hindi should be made the common language for the country drew strong reaction from various quarters. In his tweets, Ami... Read More

Quixotic Decision

India, Sept. 16 -- The Indian Express on September 8 published a feature by Sreenivas Janyala under the title, "What is in store for Amaravati as Jagan govt. halts all works at Naidu's dream capital?"... Read More

Arrogance And Denial Of Reality

India, Sept. 9 -- The NDTV News on September 2 reported a statement of the BJP Spokesperson, Sambit Patra, on Dr. Manmohan Singh that the former Prime Minister was used as a "puppet" by "people behind... Read More