Cover Stories

Snuffed out Before Born

The cry of the unborn is inaudible; it is soundless. Only those who can listen to the sound of silence can hear it; feel its intensity; and respect their right to be born and to live.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
25 Oct 2021

LICENCE TO KILL

The Parliament extends legalization of abortion up to 24 weeks. It is nothing but killing of six-month child in the womb

Bp Gerald John Mathias Bp Gerald John Mathias
25 Oct 2021

Articles

A child should not suffer merely because its mother is not ready to carry or its parents are not ready to be parents

Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken Dr. Pauly Mathew Muricken
25 Oct 2021

A few days before the NCB raided the ship from where Aryan Khan was arrested, the world’s largest consignment of drugs weighing 3000 kgs was seized from a private port in Gujarat.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
25 Oct 2021

Considering the pathetic situation of hungry children in India, we must agree that a grave injustice is being done to the children.

M L Satyan M L Satyan
25 Oct 2021

World Food Day is celebrated all over the world on October 16. It is an initiative by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations.

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
25 Oct 2021

Truthfulness is a value we rarely come across these days. People find it beneficial and profitable to be dishonest

Bishop Alex Dias Bishop Alex Dias
25 Oct 2021

Young generation, especially students, are very much influenced and affected by the hateful, revengeful and violent atmosphere in society

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
25 Oct 2021

It is important to realize that there is life after Facebook, and perhaps a better one

Julian S Das Julian S Das
25 Oct 2021

As governments in India pass laws on religious conversion, and political leaders create disharmony by talking about allurement and inducement in changing religions

Robert Clements Robert Clements
25 Oct 2021

An individual’s right to pursue any religious faith of her/his choice is under severe attack across the country, especially in the Hindi heartland

Manoj Varghese Manoj Varghese
18 Oct 2021

Corbett was not a foreigner, as he was born at Nainital in Uttarakhand, though his parents were British in origin. He loved India like no one else loved the country.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
18 Oct 2021

Jesus was an amazing teacher and an ideal leader. The qualities needed in an excellent leader are reflected in his life and teachings.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
18 Oct 2021

Nearly two years ago, a report published by the United Nations Development programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) brought cheers to many Indians.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
18 Oct 2021

The 16th day of October is celebrated as ‘World Food Day’. This day was designated by the United Nations in 1945,

Dr. M. D. Thomas Dr. M. D. Thomas
18 Oct 2021

PM CARES Fund lacks transparency and accountability though it is managed by the Prime Minister’s Office and it is used for public purposes

Isaac Gomes Isaac Gomes
18 Oct 2021

‘Not being heard is no reason for silence’ at a time when majoritarianism is gaining ground day by day

Archbp Thomas Menamparampil Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
18 Oct 2021

Considering the recent developments which throw a big question mark over the Opposition’s intention to unitedly take on the might of the Saffron brigade in the state,

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
18 Oct 2021

According to a report in the Hindustan Times, the Central Government has started a campaign dubbed Mission 100 Days,

Aarti Aarti
18 Oct 2021

“That’s my cousin!” whispered my friend, as we looked at a bedraggled, shabby, girl, hair matted and unkempt, looking at us with haggard eyes,

Robert Clements Robert Clements
18 Oct 2021

In the next two years, culminating in 2023, Pope Francis has projected a synod of the entire Church, going beyond the synod of bishops

Felix Wilfred Felix Wilfred
11 Oct 2021

We hope that at the end of the synodal process, the Church will become what God wants it to be: the Kingdom of God.

Oswald Cardinal Gracias Oswald Cardinal Gracias
11 Oct 2021

The Catholic Church is preparing to have another synod. This year the theme of the synod is Synodality.

IC Correspondent IC Correspondent
11 Oct 2021

The early Church was able to strengthen the unity of the Body of Christ, the Church, because all Christians nurtured relationships between the pastors and the faithful.

Archbishop Felix Machado Archbishop Felix Machado
11 Oct 2021

Just as Christ journeyed with the People of God, we are also called to continue this journey in the same spirit

Percival Holt Percival Holt
11 Oct 2021

Within the Church we have hierarchical structure which can easily collude with patriarchal structure if one is not careful

Shalini Mulackal PBVM Shalini Mulackal PBVM
11 Oct 2021

On 11 October 1962, Pope John XXIII (Papa Buono-The Good Pope, now Saint!) opened the historic Second Vatican Council fully convinced

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
11 Oct 2021

On October 3, around 13 attacks on churches were reported from across the country. Most of them were perpetrated by radicals alleging ‘conversion’.

Manoj Varghese Manoj Varghese
11 Oct 2021

How did someone dare to ram a vehicle into a crowd with a view to killing the people at random? Who filled the person’s mind with so much hatred for the farmers?

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
11 Oct 2021

Fr. Varghese Alengaden is unlike any other priest; he is unlike any other motivational speaker, animator, trainer or writer.

Marydasan John Marydasan John
11 Oct 2021

As I see the infighting in our country and across the world, over construction of mosque or Jewish temple, and church or other religious shrines

Robert Clements Robert Clements
11 Oct 2021

Craze for becoming a doctor has not been a new one. But getting admission to a medical college has always been an uphill task.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
04 Oct 2021

“NEET has specially affected the families which earn less than Rs 2.5 lakh a year and those who studied in Tamil medium schools”

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
04 Oct 2021

Vilification of a community is, often, the beginning of spreading hatred against it. This is a tried and tested method.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
04 Oct 2021

On October 2, Indians celebrate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our nation.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
04 Oct 2021

Outrageous! How dare one make such a statement on his 152nd birth anniversary? The “sins”

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
04 Oct 2021

If minor religions can find a place in the Census data, then Sarna too deserve a similar treatment in the coming Census

Julian S Das Julian S Das
04 Oct 2021

It is hoped that universal health security coverage, especially for unorganized workers, would be added in e-Shram without delay

Jose Vattakuzhy Jose Vattakuzhy
04 Oct 2021

Of late several actions of the union government have come to light. These are: (1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s

Isaac Gomes Isaac Gomes
04 Oct 2021

The title being considered here has two parts, the first focuses on life and the second, on religion.

Dr. M. D. Thomas Dr. M. D. Thomas
04 Oct 2021

The man who’d just died walked up the steps towards the pearly gates, but a pretty angel stopped him, “Not this way sir!”

Robert Clements Robert Clements
04 Oct 2021