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...

Religion at a time of Coronavirus

Coronavirus has proved to be counter-public in all its senses. All publics have been forced to go private. One of the most visible among them is religion. The roots of the process of political and moral contestations of the role of religion can be traced in European Enlightenment. Coronavirus has simply offered no time for any such contestation of...


Hypocrisy is the tribute that vice pays to virtue.

- Fr Victor Ferrao