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Bombay Laity Ezekiel’s Chapter 3 Task as Watchman 17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the people of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. 18 When I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,’ and you do not warn them or speak out to dissuade them from their evil ways in order to save their life, that wicked person will die for[b] their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood. 19 But if you do warn the wicked person and they do not turn from their wickedness or from their evil ways, they will die for their sin; but you will have saved yourself.

Introducing James Kottoor-Editor in Chief in Church Citizens’ Voice

Introducing the Introducer                Our Editor in Chief James Kottoor If james became a journalist all through his life, he owes it solely and totally to Archbishop Louis Mathias who dreamt of it, planned it and executed it systematically. His … Continue reading

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This Catholic Bishop Could Be A Pagan

This Catholic Bishop Could Be A Pagan This Catholic Bishop Could Be A Pagan The Catholic Emeritus Bishop, Percival (Percy) Fernandez of Mumbai, India who is all out to change the world by changing himself seems to be is in a peren… … Continue reading

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Threats to Kerala Catholic Families? Kerala Bishops Synor – dr james kottoor

Two week Kerala Bishops’ Synod till Aug.29 – dr james kottoor Forty three Kerala Bishops are sitting for two weeks till Aug. 29, in Church’s headquarters at St. Thomas Mount, Kakkanad for what is known as Syro-Malabar Synod. That means … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Fr. Aniceto Pereira of Mount Mary’s Basilica

Fr. Aniceto Pereira presently stationed at Mount Mary’s Basilica has floated tenders for erection of stalls on the steps owned by the Basilica. Some of the tenders conditions is that a 10 % deposit of the tender amount  is to … Continue reading

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Why does the Church in Mumbai not follow the Popes call on environment ?

Attached below is an extract of the Encyclical Letter issued by Pope Francis on care for our Common Home. Why does the Church in Mumbai not follow the Popes call on environment? A bare perusal of the same will show … Continue reading

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Mahim residents protest hacking of bamboos, trees- Ecological Justice?

Read below an article which appeared in the Hindustan Times. The land in question is owned by the St.Michaels Church. There is a status quo order passed by the Hon’ble Bombay High Court on the said land, passed way back … Continue reading

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Can a non-religious meeting be held inside a prayer hall?

14 Aug 2015 Hindustan Times (Mumbai) MANOJ R NAIR manoj.nair@hindustantimes.com Can a non-religious meeting be held inside a prayer hall? ZoomBookmarkSharePrintListenTranslate Can a worship hall be used for non-religious events? Community groups in Mumbai are debating this question after a … Continue reading

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