Daily Archives: June 16

To sir with love

Posted by Rita Joseph An excellent teacher and administrator, Father John Edappilly, dean of NISCORT, media training school, was admired by all. The way he handled a fledgling institute and got it university affiliation speaks volumes of his ability. Armed with … Continue reading

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10 things you may not know about…torture

By Paddy MacLachlan 1. Torture is defined as the infliction of intense pain, to punish, coerce, or afford sadistic pleasure.  The word comes from the Latin tortus, which means twisted.   2. While the forms of torture are as endless … Continue reading

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CEOs and PMs sleep out for St Vincent de Paul’s

Posted by Stefan Gigacz Here’s a fundraising idea that Church groups in other countries might like to try. Tonight 176 business chief executives will sleep out under cardboard in the middle of winter in several Australian cities in a major … Continue reading

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Nine more defectors from North Korea

Yesterday the government announced that nine North Koreans defected to the South last Saturday. Continue reading

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Is this an example of bias by Reuters?

Why has Reuters has headlined an article announcing a change of venue for Pope Benedict’s September visit to Berlin with “Pope’s Mass moved to Nazi Olympic site”? Continue reading

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