Mahatma and Saint

Come October 2019 and the world will be celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (2nd Oct.) and the canonization (13th Oct.) of Cardinal Newman. [auth] What is little known, however, is the connection…

Interview with Fr. Markus Schmidt, SJ

President of the International Society of Jesuit Ecumenists (Fr Markus Schmidt, the President of the International Society of Jesuit Ecumenists was interviewed on behalf of JIVAN by Fr. Cedric Prakash. Fr. Schmidt is an Assistant…

A Vote for Good Governance

The Indian General Elections 2019 have been announced and on 23rd May the nation will know who will rule for the next five years! After more than seventy years of independence, the coming elections have…

The Courage to be Prophetic Communicators today

The world of communications has seized us as never before! The digital revolution has overwhelmed our lives through computers, cellular phones and the internet. The use and the speed of technology today are easily justified!…

Jesuits and Refugees: A Renewed Mandate

Fr. Pedro Arrupe, the visionary former Superior General of the Society of Jesus, was deeply concerned about refugees and other displaced persons. In the late seventies, he was “struck and shocked by the plight of…