QUESTION: The continual flood in Kerala prompts me to think about global warming and climate change. Some would say that life becomes impossible on the earth within a few decades. Do we have any studies related to it? Do you think that human beings have a serious role to play at this juncture?
Question: Sr Reeta I have heard about the forth coming celebration of Laudato Si year. What is it and what are the motivation and impacts of such a celebration? Answer: Saji Mathew Kanayankal CST Recently Vatican announced a ‘Special Laudato Si Year’ to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si, Pope Francis’ ‘watershed’ encyclical on […]
Question: Fr. Jacob Neduvazhy “Thus it is just as possible to maintain that Jesus’ being forsaken by God was the opposite of hell as to say that it was hell (Luther, Calvin) or even the ultimate heightening of hell…. His experience of being abandoned on the Cross is timeless. Here too it is analogous to […]
Question: David Joseph It is true that the corona has infected us unimaginably. Despite of all the tragic events what can this contribute to us? Answer: Saji Mathew Kanayankal CST Any serious events like pandemic, war or natural calamity will have its long-lasting effects in the rhythmic flow of the world. At present the humanity, […]
Question: Fr David P. The novel, the Plague of Albert Camus takes place in a city of Oran which becomes “the perfect ‘anywhere’ for “the historically unthinkable to happen.” According to him priests “have placed everything in God’s care.” Have these statements of Camus any relevance to the virus pandemic we are currently facing? Answer: […]
Question: Jobson P.K. During this spread of the Corona Virus I got many messages on the silence of God and meaninglessness of religion and its various practises and the importance of science. How do you see the role of religion in the present context? Answer: Saji Mathew Kanayankal CST The attack of coronavirus and its […]