• True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

    True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

    “I will give you whatever is right,” is what the protagonist of the great parable of The Labourers in the Vineyard offered to the hired workers (Mt. 20:1-15). But when those who worked more in [...]

  • Please, Don’t Close That Door

    Please, Don’t Close That Door

    Now that Mercy Doors have been closed, what would happen to mercy? Would the Church and its members pack up mercy and set to relax of the ‘fatigue’ of the yearlong jubilee celebration? Pope Francis [...]

  • Preventing the Predators

    Preventing the Predators

    Open Letter to Cardinals, Bishops and Major Superiors to Stop Sex Abusers in Church Dear Cardinals, Bishops and Major Superiors, It is disheartening and scary to see news breaking out frequently about one or other [...]

Church and Culture: The two principal areas are the evangelization of cultures and that of the defense of man and of his cultural advancement. Both of these tasks demand that new pathways of dialogue between the Church and the cultures of our period be forged. – John Paul II

Children and the Media: A Challenge for Education

1. The theme of the Forty-first World Communications Day, "Children and the Media: A Challenge for Education", invites us to reflect on two related topics of immense importance. The formation of children is one. The [...]

Communication at the Service of an Authentic Culture of Encounter

Today we are living in a world which is growing ever “smaller” and where, as a result, it would seem to be easier for all of us to be neighbours.  Developments in travel and communications [...]

The Priest and Pastoral Ministry in a Digital World

The theme of this year’s World Communications Day - The Priest and Pastoral Ministry in a Digital World: New Media at the Service of the Word – is meant to coincide with the Church’s celebration [...]

True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

“I will give you whatever is right,” is what the protagonist of the great parable of The Labourers in the Vineyard offered to the hired workers (Mt. 20:1-15). But when those who worked more in [...]

Please, Don’t Close That Door

December 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Now that Mercy Doors have been closed, what would happen to mercy? Would the Church and its members pack up mercy and set to relax of the ‘fatigue’ of the yearlong jubilee celebration? Pope Francis [...]

Preventing the Predators

November 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Open Letter to Cardinals, Bishops and Major Superiors to Stop Sex Abusers in Church Dear Cardinals, Bishops and Major Superiors, It is disheartening and scary to see news breaking out frequently about one or other [...]

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True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

“I will give you whatever is right,” is what the protagonist of the great parable of The Labourers in the Vineyard offered to the hired workers (Mt. 20:1-15). But when those who worked more in [...]

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The Church and Internet

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Along with the development of various media technologies the Church takes a fundamentally positive approach to the media. Even when condemning serious abuses of media, the Church considers that “a merely censorious attitude on the [...]

Ethics in Internet

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

The Internet is the latest and in many respects most powerful in a line of media—telegraph, telephone, radio, television—that for many people have progressively eliminated time and space as obstacles to communication during the last [...]

Children and the Media: A Challenge for Education

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

1. The theme of the Forty-first World Communications Day, "Children and the Media: A Challenge for Education", invites us to reflect on two related topics of immense importance. The formation of children is one. The [...]

Communication at the Service of an Authentic Culture of Encounter

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Today we are living in a world which is growing ever “smaller” and where, as a result, it would seem to be easier for all of us to be neighbours.  Developments in travel and communications [...]

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True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

“I will give you whatever is right,” is what the protagonist of the great parable of The Labourers in the Vineyard offered to the hired workers (Mt. 20:1-15). But when those who worked more in [...]

Please, Don’t Close That Door

December 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Now that Mercy Doors have been closed, what would happen to mercy? Would the Church and its members pack up mercy and set to relax of the ‘fatigue’ of the yearlong jubilee celebration? Pope Francis [...]

Preventing the Predators

November 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Open Letter to Cardinals, Bishops and Major Superiors to Stop Sex Abusers in Church Dear Cardinals, Bishops and Major Superiors, It is disheartening and scary to see news breaking out frequently about one or other [...]

Illogical and Emotional Malayali

September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]