Religion, Politics and the Political in Goa

Religion and Politic do not mix. It is said to be a hazardous cocktail. Religion has often served political ends.  God is repeatedly sold for notes and votes across several religions. Violence has sometimes enjoyed religious sanction.  Heinous crimes   have been committed against Humanity in the name of God.  ‘The other worldly’ concerns of religions have numbed and...

Dalit Lives Matter

Our worst fears are becoming real thick and fast.  Our country appears to  be fast becoming a banana republic.  We have several indicators of weakening of our judiciary, high handedness of the police, crimes against women and Dalit community, denial of crucial data, rising prices, job losses, sinking economy, our standoff with China etc., forcefully manifest that we are...


Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao