Blackmail and Rape Charges Shake Up the Orthodox Syrian Church in Kerala

EARLIER THIS MONTH, an ‘affidavit’ of rather scandalous proportions was leaked to a section of the media in Kerala. It contained salacious and incriminating details by a woman, a member of the close-knit Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, confessing sexual relations with four priests of the congregation. Let aside the fact that the document—which the husband … Continue reading Blackmail and Rape Charges Shake Up the Orthodox Syrian Church in Kerala

Nothing is Sacred: Mohan Bhagwat and Mother Teresa

Religious intolerance of no kind can be condoned. The RSS, the mother of all Hindu nationalist bodies, is often known for its aggressive posturing, and therefore deserves blame for inciting communal passions and for its divisive ways. This is an organisation that had been banned following the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 and also … Continue reading Nothing is Sacred: Mohan Bhagwat and Mother Teresa