Spiritual

Does the Bible Call for Confession to a Priest?

“I confess my iniquity, I am sorry for my sin” (Psalm 38:18) Confessing sins to the clergy is a practice in some Christian denominations. Disclosures made by the penitents to a priest are to remain a secret with the priest to be buried with him in the grave. Maybe, this was the case in the […]

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The Killer Instinct… (Part: IV – Islam)

“The idea that a country or a people could somehow be ordained by heaven to commit unspeakable acts in God’s name is insane. Unfortunately, history is full of inhuman acts by religious leaders in the name of their dogma or holy war.” –      Zain Winter Introduction On September 11, 2001, nineteen Islamic terrorists boarded four […]

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The Killer Instinct…(Part: III – Christianity)

“Murder, considered a crime when people commit it singly, is transformed into a virtue when they do it en masse.” – St. Cyprian (200 AD – 258 AD)   Introduction Auschwitz, the death camp set up in Poland by the Nazis during World War-II (1939-1945), is considered the largest mass murder site in human history. Precise number […]

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Christianity in the Times of ‘Ghar Vapasi’

  “Woe to you…you hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are”.   (The Holy Bible – Mathew 23:15) These are troubled times. The world is sitting on the tinderbox of religious extremism.  […]

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