India

Abune Mor Baselios Thomas I Re-elected as the Metropolitan Trustee of the Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church in India

November 19, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – 19/11/18 Kerala-India: The Jacobite Syrian Christian Association held on 19/11/18 at the Punthecruz Patriarchal center has re-elected His Beatitude Abune Mor Thomas I as the Metropolitan Trustee of the Syriac Orthodox Church in India. His Beatitude is the current Catholicos of India and Primate of the Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church, which […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios: New Liturgical Year Is An Occasion to Transform Lives of the Faithful

November 10, 2018 Featured

OCP Gulf Correspondent – OCP News Service – 11/10/18 #Ahmedabad Diocese Cover collection is the prime source of income for the Diocese #His Holiness Catholicos to lead consecration of St Thomas Orthodox Retreat Center, Abu Road, in March 2019 #Consecration of St Mary’s Orthodox Parish, Ghala, Sultanate of Oman, on Dec 7, 8 #Diocese launches […]

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‘A PILGRIMAGE TO LIGHT’ – A Review by George Joseph Enchakkattil

October 30, 2018 Featured

A PILGRIMAGE TO LIGHT (PRAKASHATHILEKKU ORU THEERTHAYATHRA). A Review: George Joseph Enchakkattil – OCP News Service – 30/10/18 It was in the year 1997 Mr. Joice Thottakkadu came up with a volume of the biography of L/L HG Dr. Paulose Mor Gregoriose and quite sensibly, the release was on the very first memorial day of […]

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A ‘Letter of Consent’ Required for Clergy (of Indian Origin) to offer Worship at the St.Mark’s Monastery in Jerusalem

October 10, 2018 Featured
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OCP News Service – 10/10/18 Jerusalem- Holy Land: A statement from His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and All-East reads that a mandatory letter of consent is to be obtained from the office of the Catholicos of India (Catholciate of the Syriac Orthodox Church of India) for any clergy/prelates of Indian origin […]

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An Iraqi Refugee in Jammu Seeking Support & Help

September 30, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – 30/9/18 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007939746362 India: Abdul Aziz (61) is an Iraqi refugee who lives in Jammu and Kashmir. He left Iraq due to war and terrorism. With the help of United Nations, he moved to Jammu and Kashmir in India in the year 2008. Abdul survives on a very low income, […]

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‘SYNODALITY, DEMOCRACY AND THE SOCIAL MEDIA’ – FR. DR. K. M. GEORGE (KONDOTHRA)

June 5, 2018 Featured

Pan Orthodox Cemes – 5/6/18 Your Eminences, Fathers, Professors, Sisters and Brothers, I bring cordial greetings to you with full awareness of more than two millennia of intellectual spiritual and commercial exchanges between Greece and my country. As I put the words, “Synod” and “Democracy” in the title of my brief presentation, I know that […]

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Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem Meets Faithful at Puthencruz

May 25, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the crowds of the faithful who gathered after the Holy Qurobo in the Patriarchal Center in Puthencruz to meet His Holiness and receive his blessings. His Beatitude Mor Baselios Thomas I, Catholicos of India, welcomed His Holiness and said that he wishes […]

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Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Chief Minister of Kerala

May 23, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 23/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Excellency Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, at the Cliff House in Kerala, India. His Excellency welcomed His Holiness and the accompanying delegation to India. His Holiness thanked His Excellency for his positive role in the current situation in India. […]

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Consecration of Mort Shmouni Syriac Orthodox Church – Ghala, Muscat

May 11, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 11/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the church of Mor Shmouni in Ghala – Muscat, Oman. His Holiness was assisted by His Beatitude Mor Baselios Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences: Mor Ireneos Paulose, Patriarchal Vicar of Oman and Metropolitan of Kozhikkod Diocese, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, […]

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Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Gewargis III Sliwa arrives in Kerala

April 27, 2018 Featured

Assyrian Church of the East – 27/4/18 His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East has arrived in Kochi, Kerala on his first Apostolic Sojourn as Catholicos-Patriarch to the Archdiocese of Malabar and India. His Holiness and accompanying prelates, His Grace Mar Narsai Benjamin, Bishop of Iran and His Grace […]

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The Secretary of the Regional Synod in India Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

March 18, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 18/3/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh His Eminence Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan of Kochi and Secretary of the Regional Synod of India, in the presence of His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs. During the meeting, His Holiness discussed […]

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Encyclical of the Great Lent – 2018

February 18, 2018 Featured
His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – 123rd Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St. Peter in Antioch and All East Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 18/2/18 ܒܫܡ ܐܝܬܝܐ ܡܬܘܡܝܐ ܐܠܨܝ ܐܝܬܘܬܐ ܕܟܠ ܐܚܝܕ ܐܝܓܢܛܝܘܣ ܦܛܪܝܪܟܐ ܕܟܘܪܣܝܐ ܫܠܝܚܝܐ ܕܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ ܘܕܟܠܗ̇ ܡܕܢܚܐ ܘܪܝܫܐ ܓܘܢܝܐ ܕܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܐܪܬܕܘܟܣܝܬܐ ܕܒܟܠܗ̇ ܬܒܝܠ ܕܗܘ ܐܦܪܝܡ ܬܪܝܢܐ ܡ̄ We extend our apostolic benediction, benevolent prayers and greetings to our brethren, His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences the […]

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Triennial Anniversary of the historic Meeting of the OCP Delegation with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

February 4, 2018 Featured

Fr. Prakash Kuriakose (Delegate of Malankara) – OCP News Service – 4/2/18 Kerala-India: February 7th, 2018, marks the 3rd anniversary of the historic meeting between Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Society) delegation and His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and the Syriac Orthodox delegation at Puthencruz, Malankara. OCP representation was the first […]

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How the Church can Help Seniors Battle Loneliness

January 26, 2018 Featured

Cassie Steele- OCP News Service – 26/1/18 Loneliness is a big problem for seniors across the globe. According to the Global Age Watch Index, a survey measuring quality of life for people aged 60 and over, India ranked 71 out of 96 countries, with many seniors lacing savings, a solid health infrastructure, and a strong social […]

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365th Anniversary of the Leaning Cross Oath – The Historic Orthodox Christian Revolt against Roman Catholic & Western Imperial Domination

January 3, 2018 Featured

3/1/18 – Indian Orthodox Malankara Church  Visit the website here: “ By the Father, Son and Holy Ghost that henceforth we would not adhere to the Franks, nor accept the faith of the Pope of Rome, nor any foreign rule.” – From the Event of Leaning Cross Oath of 1653. On January 3rd, 2018 Orthodox Christians […]

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Syriac Orthodox Church Delegation from India Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

November 29, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 29/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from Elamkulam Church in India, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. The delegation was headed by their Eminences: Mor Dioscoros Kuriakose, Metropolitan of the Simahasana Churches in the North of Kerala and Abbot of Malecuriz Dayro, and Mor Antheemos Mathews, Metropolitan […]

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Paulos Mar Gregorios: A Reader by Fr Dr K M George

November 22, 2017 Featured

Marthoman TV – 22/11/7 Buy a copy here Paulos Mar Gregorios: A Reader is a compilation of the selected writings of Paulos Mar Gregorios, a metropolitan of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India and a former President of the World Council of Churches. The book deals with his thought in the areas of ecumenism, orthodox […]

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New Book – ‘On a Stormy Course: In the Hot Seat at St. Stephen’s’

October 14, 2017 Featured

Reverend Valson Thampu – 14/10/17 PURCHASE AT AMAZON INDIA HERE What is the institution that the world knows as St. Stephen’s College, Delhi? Is it only an anthology of nostalgic tales, mythological anecdotes, free-wheeling assertions and transitory opinions? Or does it have a distinctive birth that defines its worth and dictates its mission? For four decades, […]

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Paulos Mar Gregorios: A Reader by Fr. Dr. K. M. George

October 9, 2017 Featured

MOTV – 9/10/17 Buy here: Paulos Mar Gregorios: A Reader is a compilation of the selected writings of Paulos Mar Gregorios, a metropolitan of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India and a former President of the World Council of Churches. The book deals with his thought in the areas of ecumenism, orthodox theology, philosophy, […]

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Holy Qurbana Echoes the Armenian Way in Colaba Church

August 9, 2017 Featured

MOTV – 9/8/17 (Armenian – Indian Orthodox Churches) Arriving in Mumbai as traders in the late 17th Century and early 18th Century, Armenians built a Church nestled in the lanes of Fort. Named St Peter’s Orthodox Church, it was built in 1796 by Armenians. Besides Kolkata, where they continue to be in large numbers, presence […]

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Delegation from the Regional Episcopal Synod in India Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

August 7, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 8/7/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Regional Holy Synod of India at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. The delegation was headed by His Eminence Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin and Secretary of the Regional Episcopal Synod in India, and included their Eminences: Mor […]

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