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Illogical and Emotional Malayali

By | September 26th, 2016|SR News, Vallikatt|

Pretentious Malayalis are drenching the cultural sphere of Kerala with emotional rants on the pretext of justice for Soumya, a young woman brutally raped and allegedly murdered by a single-handed beggar Govindachami in a running train. Hundreds of Malayalis vent their spleen at the erudite Juries of the Supreme Court (SC) for an unquestionably rational [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|News, SR News|

In a message to the consecrated persons of Catholic Church, Pope Francis highlights his profound belief that the Lord’s call to bring peace and mercy to mankind continues to be an urgent and significant one in today’s world. This is especially true for missionaries who leave the safety of their homelands to bring the light [...]

20 Irresistible Quotes from “Communicating Mercy”

By | August 12th, 2016|In Depth, News|

Communicating Mercy is a work edited by Dr Jose Vallikatt. The book with the punchline "Let Mercy flow like a river of Nardine" comes during this Jubilee Year of Mercy. It covers "a range of aspects – peoples, social life, environment, authority – in relation to mercy. The Church, which was hitherto viewed almost contemptuously [...]

Prayer that gains golds

By | August 9th, 2016|News, Sports|

Simone Biles, the Olympic gold medalist, in a recent interview with Us Magazine, unpacked her Olympic bag, explaining the significance of each item. Along with her bottled water, bobby pins, Beats headphones and cheetah-print umbrella, Biles carries a white rosary. "My mom, Nellie, got me a rosary at church," she told the magazine. "I don't [...]

Ledecky places God before gold

By | August 9th, 2016|News, Sports|

Olympic gold medalist Ledecky (USA) says that Catholic faith is central to her identity. “My Catholic faith is very important to me. It always has been and it always will be. It is part of who I am and I feel comfortable practicing my faith. It helps me put things in perspective,” Ledecky told the [...]

GST Not a good news for the poor

By | August 6th, 2016|News, SR News|

The Upper House of Indian Parliament on Aug. 3 passed the Goods and Services Tax Bill after political parties and state governments agreed on its terms in wide discussions and debates in parliament and outside for over eight years. Church officials have expressed concern over India passing a new law to unify its tax system, saying [...]

Magsaysay to Dalit Christian Bezwada Wilson

By | July 30th, 2016|News, SR News|

Bezwada Wilson, a Dalit Christian from the southern Indian state of Karnataka, and a member of the Church of South India, was July 27 announced as one of the six recipients of the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award. Ramon Magsaysay Award winner for 2016, Dr Bezwada Wilson as a 10-year old boy grew up listening to the [...]

Priest uses Minecraft to teach students about religion

By | July 22nd, 2016|Entertainment, News|

A Spanish priest has caught the attention of Microsoft executives after using Minecraft to teach his students about the Church. Daniel Pajuelo uses the game to teach his young pupils at a school in Madrid. They have used the programme to build a virtual Catholic church, and therefore learn about architecture and the way parishes [...]

3 important life lessons from ‘The Secret Life of Pets’

By | July 22nd, 2016|Entertainment, News|

Animated movies are a great medium to teach young kids some valuable life lessons, but the new film "The Secret Life of Pets" is just so hilarious that a father and son who saw the film laughed throughout the entire film and forgot to reflect on the lessons the movie wishes to impart. After doing [...]

‘Miracles’: New film explores extraordinary events in Christendom

By | July 22nd, 2016|Entertainment, News|

A new documentary simply titled "Miracles" tries to answer all the relevant questions regarding miracles, those extraordinary events of spiritual nature that have captivated people's attention for thousands of years. Produced by St. Anthony Communications, the 35-minute film on DVD explains "what miracles are, how people can know if they are real and true, and [...]