The role of Jesuits in my formation

The Jesuit priests - Sebastian Kappen and Adapoor - and Dr. M. M. Thomas - a lay theologian - played a great role in my life. Their thoughts on social justice as expounded in the…

Once a Jesuit, Always a Jesuit

Several years after I had left the Society, I had a very interesting encounter at an Irani Bakery in Pune where I had gone to purchase my young family’s daily bread. The septuagenarian owner, who…

Hawking and God: The Elusive Blind-Spot

The death of Stephen W. Hawking on 14th March 2018 at his home in Cambridge, though not unexpected, is an irreplaceable loss not only to the world of science, particularly cosmology, but also to all…

Rohingya Refugees: their uncertain future!

Many questions but no answers How soon can over 1.1 million Rohingya refugees be sent back to their homes in Rakhine State of western Myanmar? Ask the Bangladesh government and the people of Bangladesh. Whoever…

Family Special: Grandparents in the family

Family is one of the important components in human society where parents and grandparents play vital role in shaping the children as responsible citizens of the country. Indian society has a good tradition of the…

Agere Contra: More attachment to God

The glow of Ignatius has not dimmed even four hundred and fifty years after his death. One might wonder what people look forward to take from him. It is the great legacy of the Spiritual…

Timor: Land of the Rising Sun

Timor - The Rising Sun The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is a small lower-middle income country in the World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific region. Foreigners ruled East Timor for closely five hundred years, longer…