Ignatius the Visionary to Xavier the Missionary

Four Centuries Ago As we look at the world today, dictatorial governments, totalitarian regimes with absolute apathy and political vendetta are mushrooming day after day, causing an irreparable loss to the labyrinth of human love.…

Sri Lanka – Paradise at a Loss |…

The Context: Hunger for Survival   [auth] The Vesak festival (or Vesākha Day), also known as Buddha Jayanti or Vaisakhi Buddha Purnima, the most important religious event on Sri Lanka's calendar, which venerates Buddha's birth,…

Do Jesuits Neglect their Health?

The scenario: Pandemic, both the first wave and the second wave, created fear and the recurring death news of our brethren gave us jitters. The statistics proved that in South Asia the highest number of…

Challenges to Religious Life Today

That there is a ‘crisis’ in consecrated religious life is there for everyone to see. Look at the drop in entrees. Those who leave religious life are plenty. ‘Disobedience’, and ‘calls for justice’, are becoming…

Keeping Stan Alive

The unforgettable legacy of Bhima Koregaon [auth] “No words would suffice to thank these powerful people's lawyers Vrinda Grover, Sudha Bharadwaj and Mihir Desai who continue to remain steadfast to democratic rights, civil liberties, constitutional…

PM Modi meets Pope Francis

On the possibilities for Catholic politics in India [auth] Prime Minister Modi’s recent meeting with Pope Francis in Rome, prior to the former’s participation at the G-20 meet in the same city, generated huge amount…

In Gratitude- En Agradecimiento

When the first group of 18 Gujaratis was baptized on 11th December 1893, the Spanish Jesuits had not yet arrived in Gujarat.  The first Spanish Jesuit, Fr. Grau, reached Gujarat in 1921, exactly 28 years…

Synodal Spirit, lead us on!

Let’s Listen while ‘Journeying Together’: Thanks to Pope Francis, the Catholic Church is in synodal mode. Many ask: What does ‘synod’ mean? Synod comes from two Greek words: ‘syn’ + ‘hodos’, literally ‘with’ + ‘path’…