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Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy

Remembering Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy: 10 things you probably did not know about this Cardinal from Tamil Nadu

A priest for more than 62 years, a bishop for 52 years, a cardinal for 29 years and the first Tamil Cardinal Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy was called upon by  Pope Paul VI in 1971 to serve the Universal Church. Born in Kalleri, Viluppuram District, Tamil Nadu Lourdusamy was close to Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul I, and most especially, with Pope John Paul II and his fellow curial cardinal Joseph Ratzinger and future Pope Benedict XVI. On his 96th birth anniversary, we look back at the milestones the priest set throughout his life. Here are 10 things you might not know about his illustrious career

 

Picture Courtesy: Catholic News Agency, YouTube, Google, Getty Images

Published on 5th February 2020
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Happy 16th Facebook: 16 reasons why it will never die and remain the original social network  

Facebook is the website that everyone loves to hate. We all use it, but that doesn’t mean we like it. Sixteen years ago, most people had never heard of Facebook. It was mostly college students using it and there were very few people over the age of 30. Now it’s worldwide and even grandparents (and some great-grandparents) are using it. There are currently more than 1.2 billion users and it is growing rapidly each and every day. This is the Facebook addiction and it’s the reason they will always be the number one social network.

Here are some interesting facts about the social networking giant to celebrate the day it was founded: 

Published on 4th February 2020
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Remembering Rosa Parks: 10 reasons why we call her the Mother of the Freedom Movement

You've probably heard of Human Rights and Civil liberties campaigner Rosa Parks — the original Bus Lady of Alabama — but do you know how much she stood up for equal rights for African-American people at a time when even the law was against them? Check out the reason why Rosa Parks is still an inspiration to Human Rights activists across the world to this very day

Published on 4th February 2020
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Remembering Anna: 15 reasons why the former CM will always tower over Tamil Nadu politics

On the birth anniversary of one of Tamil Nadu's most impressionable and iconic politicians, Annadurai aka Anna, we examine reasons why people still remember his name and why the young ought to understand what he stood for

 

Published on 3rd February 2020
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#IamQuietThisDiwali

We, at Edex, The New Indian Express are campaigning to cut down on crackers this Diwali. Would you like to lend a hand?

Published on 14th October 2017
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#IamQuietThisDiwali

We, at Edex, The New Indian Express are campaigning to cut down on crackers this Diwali. Would you like to lend a hand?

Published on 13th October 2017
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 #IAmQuietThisDiwali

We, at Edex, The New Indian Express are campaigning to cut down on crackers this Diwali. Would you like to lend a hand?#CrackerDown #IAmQuietThisDiwali

Published on 13th October 2017

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