Jesuit Poverty and its Challenges

The proper understanding and prudent practice of religious poverty has probably never been easy in any age. Therefore, the Church in general and the Society in particular, has seen a sea change in the articulations…

Another Church is Possible!

Ever since the World Social Forum started in 2001, its slogan Another World is Possible has caught global attention. This slogan found an alluring echo across the world as it gave expression to a radical…

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…