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...

Gospel, Communalism and Yoga

Humans are cultural beings.  The Church teaches that humans can achieve true and full humanity by means of culture. Gospel of Christ reaches humanity by immersing itself into a particular culture. The Church has always been aware of this Gospel and culture encounter.  As cultures evolved, the Church has always embraced new fields of evangelization and enabled humanity to...


Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao