Jose Kavi is the editor-in-chief of Matters India, a news portal started in March 2013 to focus on religious and social issues in India. He had headed the India operations of Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN) for 25 years until his retirement in 2012. He began his journalism career in 1982 after leaving the Society of Jesus as a scholastic (seminarian). He had worked with South Asian Religious News and United News of India, a national secular news agency, before joining UCAN. He is married and lives in New Delhi with his wife, son and daughter.