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FOCUS Ecumenical Journal Features Metropolitan Philipose Mar Chrysostom

April 6, 2017 Featured
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Dr Ajesh T Phillip (Delegate of the Indian Sub-continent- OCP News Service – 6/4/17) Ecumenical News Download a Copy of the Focus Journal: Download from SCRIBD The April 2017 issue of the Focus Diaspora Journal of the Marthoma Syrian Church of Malabar, (A Church in former Oriental Orthodox tradition and a member of the Global […]

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Syriac Orthodox Seminarians Visits Indian Orthodox Theological Seminary

March 22, 2017 Featured
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OCP News Service-22/3/17- Syriac-Orthodox – Indian Orthodox Malankara Churches Special Courtesy- Aby Mathew. Kottayam- Kerala-India: Pictures from the visit of Final year students of the Syriac Orthodox Theological Seminary (Malankara Orthodox Syrian Semianry- Mulanthurithy, Kerala) made a fraternal visit at the Indian Orthodox Seminary (OTS -Kottayam, Kerala). The Syriac Orthodox Seminary in Mulanthuruthy belongs to […]

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HISTORIC BLESSING OF THE NEW ASSYRIAN CHURCH OF THE EAST CONVENT IN INDIA

March 4, 2017 News
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Assyrian Church of the East – March 2017 On Sunday 19th February 2017, the Indian Archdiocese of the Assyrian Church of the East celebrated a momentous milestone in its history with the opening and blessing of the “H.H. Mar Dinkha IV Assyrian Convent” in Kalathode, Thrissur, Kerala. The blessing was conducted by His Beatitude Dr […]

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INDIAN CHRISTIAN MAN DIES AFTER BEING FORCED TO STAND 17 HOURS IN FREEZING POND WITH WIFE

February 27, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 27/2/17 Bartu Urawn lived in the tribal Indian village of Kubuaa where the people worship according to the native religion of Sarna Dharam. Thus, when Urawn and his family converted to Christianity ten years ago, they became targets of hate and oppression. Urawn died last month after he and his wife were forced […]

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Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan’s from India Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

February 14, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 14/2/17 Arrival of a delegation of 17 Diocesan Metropolitans from our Syriac Orthodox Church in India headed by His Eminence Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin and Secretary of the Regional Holy Synod of India, as per the direction of His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, the Catholicos of our church, […]

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PMG Chair of M.G. University Honours Orthodox Journalist Joice Thottackad

January 25, 2017 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 25/1/17 Writings of Joice Thottackad The Paulose Mar Gregorious Chair of the Mahatma Gandhi University has honoured Joice Thottackad (renowned Orthodox Christian Journalist in India) for his outstanding contributions in the field of Orthodox Christian publishing. Joice Thottackad has made enormous effort in publishing and popularizing the teachings of the late […]

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364th Anniversary of  the Leaning Cross Oath – The Historic Orthodox Christian Revolt against Roman Catholic & Western Imperial Domination

January 15, 2017 Featured News
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Visit the wbeiste 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 16th, 2016 Orthodox Christians in India commemorate the 364th anniversary […]

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90,000 CHRISTIANS KILLED IN 2016, NUMBERS COULD INCREASE IN 2017

January 4, 2017 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 4/1/17 2016 was a deadly year for being a Christian. According to the Center for the Study of Global Christianity, which monitors worldwide demographic trends in Christianity, around 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith throughout the year, reports ABC News. Another 500 to 600 million are hindered from practicing their faith freely, […]

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Dr Martin Tamcke, Friend of Oriental Christianity, Honoured by Federal Republic of Germany

December 7, 2016 Featured News
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Fr. Dr. K.M. George – MOTV- 7/12/16 Prof. Dr. Dr. Martin Tamcke, Director and professor at the Department of Ecumenical and Inter-Cultural Theology and Oriental Church- and Mission History at Goettingen University, Germany, has received the prestigious Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany conferred by the Federal President. This is an occasion […]

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‘In His Master’s Path’ – New Book on Metropolitan Paulos Mar Gregorios

November 23, 2016 Featured News
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23/11/16 A new book on the late lamented Metropolitan Paulose Mar Gregorious (Gregory of the East) titled ‘In His Master’s Path’ has been published by Sophia Books. Purchase from Amazon -UK here: (£ 5.62) www.amazon.co.uk/His-Masters-Path-Gregorios-Follower/dp/1540331075 Purchase from Create Space- USA here: ($ 7.00 ) www.createspace.com/6708827 Please contact – johnkunnathu@gmail.com for purchase in India. More on […]

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Berakah – Harvest Festival – Kuwait 2016

November 20, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the Berakah – Harvest Festival held in Kuwait. He was accompanied by His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences Mor Severius Abraham, Patriarchal Vicar in Kuwait, Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin, Mor Severius Kuriakose, Chief Metropolitan […]

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85th Anniversary of the National Evangelical Church in Kuwait

November 20, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – November 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the event organized to celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the National Evangelical Church in Kuwait (NECK). He was accompanied by His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences Mor Severius Abraham, Patriarchal Vicar in Kuwait, Mor Gregorius […]

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Patriarch Abune Mathias Arrives in India

November 19, 2016 Featured News
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Dr Ajesh T Phillip -OCP News Service- 19/11/16 (Ethiopian – Indian Orthodox Churches) Kerala- India: His Holiness Patriarch Abune Mathias and the Ethiopian Orthodox delegation has arrived in India. The Primate of the Church of Ethiopia and the delegation was received by His Grace Metropolitan Geevarghese Coorilose and His Grace Metropolitan Geevarghese Yulios at the […]

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Blessing of New Assyrian Cross Chapel in Kerala

November 18, 2016 Featured News
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Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East – November 2016 Kerala-India: Snapshots from the recent blessing of the newly constructed Cross Chapel. This beautiful Chapel is located at the entrance to the Seminary of the Church of the East in Kerala, India. The Seminary grounds also host a rubber plantation, large expanses of organic […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Receives Metropolitan’s from the Syriac Orthodox Church in India

November 12, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 12/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with a delegation of Archbishops from India at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. Their Eminences Mor Deevanasios Geevarghese, Metropolitan Reesh Dayro of Gethsimon Dayro, Mor Dioscoros Kuriakose, Metropolitan Reesh Dayro of Malecuriz and Simhasana Metropolitan of Northern Region, Mor Athanasius Geevargis, Metropolitan […]

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Coptic, Syriac and Indian Orthodox Prelates Visit Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

October 14, 2016 Featured News
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Yonas Gredew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa & All Ethiopia) OCP News Service – 14/10/16 (Pic Courtesy – Aby Mathew) Addis Ababa: A delegation from the Coptic, Syriac and Indian Orthodox Churches paid a visit to His Holiness Abune Mathias – Patriarch & Catholicos of all Ethiopia. Bishop Angelos (Coptic Orthodox Church in U.K), Metropolitan […]

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His Holiness Karekin II Visits Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy of Calcutta

August 24, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – August 2016 On 17 August, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; arrived in the Republic of India; to visit the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy in Calcutta. Currently, 55 students from Iran, Iraq and Armenia study there. Staff and students of the Academy were […]

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Catholicos of India pays a visit to Mor Aphrem Center

August 12, 2016 Featured News

Archdiocese of the Eastern United States – Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – August 2016 On August 10, 2016, His Beatitude Maphryono Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, accompanied by His Eminence Mor Titos Yeldo, Archbishop of the Malankara Archdiocese of Northern America paid a visit to Mor Aphrem Center in Paramus, New Jersey. His eminence Mor Dionysius […]

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Assyrian Bishops Visit Indian Orthodox Theological Seminary

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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OTS – 27/7/16 – Assyrian Church of the East- Indian Orthodox Malankara Church A visit of the Bishops of The Assyrian Church of the East The Orthodox Theological Seminary hosted a delegation of the Assyrian Church of the East on 25 July 2016. It also comprised of the Bishops of the Chaldean church in India. […]

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Malankara Syriac Orthodox Delegation From Kuwait Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

June 9, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – June 2016- Syriac Orthodox Church in India His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from St. George Church in Kuwait, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh. His Eminence Metropolitan Mor Severius Abraham headed the delegation which came to discuss the situation of their church in Kuwait. His Eminence Mor […]

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Gunmen Kill 16 Including Missionary of Charity Sisters in Yemen

March 5, 2016 Featured News

Syro Malabar Marthoma Nasrani – 5/3/16 Also Read- Indian nun among 16 killed by gunmen in Yemen; victims handcuffed, shot in the head: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/4-indian-nurses-among-16-dead-in-yemen-gun-attack-govt-verifying-reports/ Aden- Yemen: We have some shocking news from Yemen. This morning around 8.30 am Al-Qaeda/IS entered the Mother Theresa’s convent in Aden and killed 9 people including four MC Sisters. Presently we […]

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