Rev. Dr. Thomas Aykara CMI speaks on ‘Trend Setters in Contemporary Spirituality

ROME, Italy – Rev. Dr. Thomas Aykara CMI, (Emeritus), an eminent scholar in Philosophy, Theology and Comparative Religion will speak on ‘Trend Setters in Contemporary Spirituality (Mahatma Gandhi to Mother Theresa) at the Chavara Institute, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 294/ 10, on 28, 29 and 30th April from 16.30 P.M. to 17.30 P.M. It is free and open to all.

Serious Study Is To Be Done Among the Women Religious

Letter to the Editorin Sathyadeepam online: Author: Thomson P. U., Statistical Officer, Paravara (H), Kochi–682038.

I refer to the three interviews published in April 1st edition of the Fortnightly on women religious life with Rev. Sisters of different congregations spoke at length on the religious life – today & tomorrow. In this context, I would like to add a few reflections to the religious life in general and women religious life in particular as a corollary to the concerns expressed through the interviews. Continue reading

A Thousand Dalit Christians reconvert to Hinduism by Nirmala Carvalho

TAMIL NADU, India –  A thousand Dalit Christians reconvert to Hinduism by Nirmala Carvalho. In a single ceremony Dalits take on oath for Hinduism and sign an affidavit. Caste discrimination is affecting the local Church. New Delhi (AsiaNews) A thousand Dalit Christians were reconverted to Hinduism today, the 117th anniversary of the birth of Bhimrao Ambedkar, the messiah of the Dalits, in the town of Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu). Continue reading