• Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

    Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

    Balance sheet of a land deal: Moral integrity questioned, Clergy divided, Faithful alienated. With its notorious land deal, the pastors of the Eranakulam-Angamali Archdiocese of the Syro Malabar church in Kerala served a sourly feast [...]

  • 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 [...]

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 [...]

Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

Balance sheet of a land deal: Moral integrity questioned, Clergy divided, Faithful alienated. With its notorious land deal, the pastors of the Eranakulam-Angamali Archdiocese of the Syro Malabar church in Kerala served a sourly feast [...]

True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on 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

December 4th, 2016|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

Balance sheet of a land deal: Moral integrity questioned, Clergy divided, Faithful alienated. With its notorious land deal, the pastors of the Eranakulam-Angamali Archdiocese of the Syro Malabar church in Kerala served a sourly feast [...]

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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 [...]

Vallikatt’s Desk

Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Lord of the Lands…. Not Masters of Faith

Balance sheet of a land deal: Moral integrity questioned, Clergy divided, Faithful alienated. With its notorious land deal, the pastors of the Eranakulam-Angamali Archdiocese of the Syro Malabar church in Kerala served a sourly feast [...]

True and False Labourers: A Parable from Kerala

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on 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

December 4th, 2016|Comments Off on 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

November 6th, 2016|Comments Off on 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 [...]