AUC: Asian Journal of Religious Studies
Home of Love : A Short History of the Papal Seminary, Kandy-Pune (1893-2015)
Author: Fr. Merces de Melo Carlos, updated and edited by Fr. Kurien Kunnumpuram.Papal Seminary, one of the oldest Catholic Seminaries for the formation of priests, has a glorious history. Over the last 125 years it has been able to train thousands of priests, sisters and lay people. Until it was shifted to Pune, Papal Seminary (Papal Athenaeum) was catering almost exclusively to the Papal Seminarians. After it was shifted to Pune, it started accepting students from other religious congregations and lay men & women also. Fondly called "The Home of Love", it has contributed creatively to both -- the Church and the Nation. The book, inter-alia covers a broad overview of this prestigious institution since its pioneer beginning at Kandy, facing various struggles towards its growth, consolidation & widening the developmental horizons at Pune, towards imparting training all through to the people, and continuing unabatedly its journey to the present 21st Century rightly spreading its affectionate flavor. For more
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