Cover Stories

Letter from a Brother

‘Birds and butterflies, the beloved sisters of St. Francis, fluttered over the chapel at San Damiano, as if they were left orphans, when his body was being lowered into a tomb.’

img1 Dr Suresh Mathew
12 Oct 2020

Fratelli Tutti: A Franciscan Encyclical

The third encyclical of Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti (FT), is a Franciscan encyclical in two ways. First, both in the introduction and in the conclusion,

img1 Dr. Mathew Paikada
12 Oct 2020

Articles

On prayerful reflection of the Encyclical one cannot but resonate with that prayer from the Upanishads, “from darkness lead me to light” or for that matter the Exultet during the Easter Vigil.

img2 Cedric Prakash
12 Oct 2020

The virus of fundamentalism has infected all religions in India, and the religious divide is widening, creating distrust among the followers of different religions.

img2 Jacob Peenikaparambil
12 Oct 2020

“God has created all human beings equal in rights, duties and dignity, and has called them to live together as brothers and sisters”.

img2 Dr Prakash Louis
12 Oct 2020

It is true that the 287 paragraphs long Encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, in eight chapters have been in the making even before the pandemic began.

img2 Varghese Theckenath
12 Oct 2020

Modiji’s self-composure is admirable. One would like to delve deep into the secret of his inner confidence. Nothing seems to disturb him.

img2 Archbp Thomas Menamparampil
12 Oct 2020

Apart from the highly controversial Farm Bills, the Parliament in its brief monsoon session also passed three Labour Bills

img2 Joseph Maliakan
12 Oct 2020

The 2019 Lok Sabha Elections gave women in India a reason for hope. Women won 78 out of 545 Lok Sabha seats.

img2 M L Satyan
12 Oct 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which took the world by storm has literally had a catastrophic effect on the education systems across the globe and India is no exception.

img2 Aarti
12 Oct 2020

While the healthcare ‘industry’ may be booming, healthcare ‘service’ in India faces serious challenges due to commercialization of healthcare services.

img2 Manoj Varghese
12 Oct 2020

Dear Shri Rahul Gandhi Ji, Crisis brings out the best and the worst in a person. You might not have known that when you went to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh

img2 A. J. Philip
12 Oct 2020

Octogenarian Jesuit priest, Fr. Stan Swami, of Jamshedpur Jesuit Province, was picked up by NIA on 8th October from his office cum residence at Namkum in Ranchi ‘for questioning.’

img2 P. A. Chacko
12 Oct 2020

The Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) issued a Letter Samaritanus Bonus (The Good Samaritan) on July 14, 2020

img2 Bp Gerald John Mathias
12 Oct 2020