//In Depth

In-Depth contains all serious creative writing, journal articles, conference papers and book chapters written by Jose Vallikatt.

Solidarity: A Vital Virtue

By | May 3rd, 2016|In Depth, Vallikatt|

Not many Catholics have thought ‘solidarity’ in relation to their faith. Many do understand solidarity as a political force in the society and not as connected with their spiritual practices and devotions. Ignorance about the Catholic Social Doctrine may be a possible reason for this. In one of his recent speeches Pope Francis was urging [...]

Limping and Lagging… A Church March

By | January 13th, 2016|In Depth, Vallikatt|

I was thrilled rather than stunned to see Pope Francis posing for a ‘selfie’ photo with a youth at an Asian youth meeting in South Korea a couple of weeks ago. The readiness of the Pope to pose with cheerful smile on his face proves that Pope Francis wants to image the Church as being [...]