In this book Author brings out some genuine historical, theological and juridical concepts of relationship between religious institutes and their respective eparchial bishops. The scope of the book is to study the relationship between the religio
us institutes and the eparchial bishops in a juridical way. This book explains the nature of the power exercised by the eparchial bishops and the major superiors of religious institutes and their synaxis. And also this book analyses on how both t
hese authorities can work together. The chief purpose of this book is to highlight the relevant norms given in CCEO and CIC regarding relationship with religious institutes and eparchial bishops in the mission of the Church.
Apostle Thomas founded the Indian Church in the 1st century C.E, even before it was established in Palestine and Europe. This book is focused on finding out the origin of Christianity, a new religion in the multi-pluralistic religious
background of India. Manuscripts, archaeological findings, the living tradition of the people and personal visit to the Churches of Ancient origin in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Maharashtra etc, study of the Copper Plates, Olas (writing on palm leav
es); and visit to St. Thomas museum at Mylapore, are the primary sources of this book. Jose V.J. (Fr. Jose John Vettiyankal), a research scholar, throws light on the amazing growth of Christian faith in the Indian sub-continent.
This book is a collection of brief life sketches of some 400 saints. It presents a panoramic parade of some of the outstanding heroes and heroines of the Catholic Church, who, by their holy lives, untiring labours and sacrifices have, through the
centuries, helped to sustain that indestructible marvel. The galaxy of saints presented here includes people from all walks of life-martyrs, popes, priests, abbots, nuns, mystics, thinkers, scholars, educationists, social workers, kings and quee
ns as well as ordinary men and women. Thoroughly revised and painstakingly researched, the book has been appropriately updated to include some of the modern day Saints and Blesseds like Mother Teresa, Padre
In this book, the author traces the footsteps of the Apostle, reviewing the unchallengeable evidence of his presence and mission in our land, still vibrant in the living traditions, institutions, feasts, customs and folklore of the Christian comm
In this compelling biography, Alain Decaux presents Paul as a man of exceptional passion and conviction, courage and faith, yet one branded by human contradictions, self-doubts, and personal weakness. He draws the reader into the exciting adventu
res of a man who spent his life proclaiming the Gospel with freedom and faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.