‘The Orthodox position on inter-communion in the ecumenical context’ – Fr. T. George, Ireland

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Marthoman TV - 29/4/18 Inter-communion is a pertinent question often asked by many a people. This author too was fumbling for an answer once whena rector atthe Church of Ireland, asked this author why we, the Orthodox, keep ourselves away from the Communion with the non-orthodox. He says that the Holy Communion is the best medicine for ...

Fifty-eighth anniversary of the historic meeting between Patriarch Athenagoras and Metropolitan Paulose Gregorious of India

Patriarch Athenagoras and Metropolitan Gregorious Paulose of India

OCP News Service Eastern Orthodox-Oriental Orthodox Churches Concilliar Unity – 31/7/17 Global: The year 2017 marks the 58th anniversary of the historic meeting between Patriarch Athenagoras and Metropolitan Paulose Gregorious of India. In the year 1959, Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras received Deacon Paul Varghese (Later Fr Paul Varghese, also Late lamented Paulose Gregorious of the East- Metropolitan of the Delhi ...

Vicar Fr Idichandy launches ‘St Gregorios Home for the Homeless project’ in Bengaluru

FR IDICHANDY, SEXTON SAJU, BIJU T SAM

Liju Cherian -(Gulf Correspondent) - OCP News Service  - 2/6/17 BENGALURU, India: Fr Varghese Philip Idichandy, Vicar, St Gregorios Orthodox Church, Mathikere, Bengaluru, a parish of the Indian (Malankara) Orthodox  Church, has launched the ‘Home for the Homeless Project’ under the name of St Gregorios, the patron saint of the Parish and the first canonised saint of ...

Icon-oriented St Gregorios Orthodox Church, Mathikere, Bengaluru, all set for consecration on May 26-28

MATHIKERE CHURCH WITH ICONS

Liju Cherian (OCP Gulf Correspondent) - OCP News Service- 21/5/17 BENGALURU: The consecration and dedication of the reconstructed church of the Indian (Malankara) Orthodox  Church at Mathikere, Bengaluru, will be held on May 26, 27 and 28, 2017. The consecration services will be led by His Graces Dr Yakoob Mar Irenaios (Metropolitan, Kochi Diocese), Dr Youhanon Mar ...

Metropolitan Mar Yulios leads feast of blessed Padre Noronha at the Brahmavar Orthodox Cathedral

The Brahmavar Orthodox Church (Catholicate of the East) By Our Gulf OCP Correspondent- OCP News Service- 25/7/16 Read: Saintly Padre Rock. Nuronah – The Unsung Hero of the Orthodox Reunion Movement in India BRAHMAVAR, Karnataka, India: Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church led the feast of blessed Fr R ...

Catholicose Baselios Thomas I backs Malankara Peace initiatives by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Ajesh T Phillip ( Delegate of the Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service – 30/5/15 ALSO, READ PREVIOUS STORIES: The historic meeting of Catholicos Baselios Palouse II with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II takes place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin: OCP Chancellor Chorbishop Kyriakos Thottupuram of Chicago urges meeting between Patriarch of Antioch and Catholicos of the East: Pope Tawadros ...

Orthodox Liturgy Celebrated after a gap of 59 years at the Historic Mission field of Metropolitan Alvares Julius : Mission in Dindigul Revamped

Divine Liturgy

OCP News Service- 30/7/14 For research articles visit MARP:  Dindigul/Tamil Nadu/India: Orthodox Divine Liturgy was served by the prelates of the Chennai Diocese of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church on 29th July 2014 at the historic Mission field in Dindigul after a gap of 59 years. (In 1889 July 29 Fr. AFX Alvares Ramban was consecrated as the Archbishop ...

Clergy Global Conference of the Indian Orthodox Church to be held in June at Parumala

The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 10/5/14 Global: The Triennial Global Conference of The St Thomas Orthodox clergy fellowship will be held at Parumala Seminary from June 3 to 5, 2014 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). The conference will be inaugurated by His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan. The theme of the ...

Metropolitan Mar Gregorios slams corporate culture, says spiritual life hit by lack of ‘family values’

By Liju Cherian - Indian Malankara Orthodox Church - May 2014 MUSCAT : HG Dr Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Metropolitan of Thiruvananthapuram Diocese, of Indian Orthodox Church has come down heavily against the corporate culture among multi-national companies (MNCs) operating in India's high tech cities. Mar Gregorios was addressing a seminar on empowerment of youth and addressing young members ...

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Mourns the Demise of Patriarch Ignatius Zakak Iwas: Special Prayers to be observed

Catholicos Baselios Paulose II

Ajesh T Phlip (OCP Delegate) OCP News Service 22/3/14 Read the Letter details in Malayalam: India/Kottayam: The Primate of Indian Malankara Orthodox Church has published condolences message on the demise of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas of Antioch and All East. The headquarters of the Indian Orthodox Church has send the official letter of condolences from  Catholicos Baselios Paulose ...

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church to stand by Apex Court decision on Section 377 of IPC

5/1/13 Liju Cherian #Judgment of Supreme Court to be guiding factor #Church considers homosexuality, gay marriage, same sex marital as sin #Does not agree on viewing all gay men as 'criminals' #Favours amendment to distinguish between consensual, consensual acts #Church to impart free guidance, counselling, medical aid #Advises believers to adhere to teachings of the Church AHMEDABAD, Gujarat, India --- 'The Holy Synodical ...

Metropolitan Mar Seraphim rallies behind stem cell registration drive, leads awareness march

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church  Liju Cherian-20/12/13 BENGALURU ---In keeping with the Christmas spirit of helping the suffering, Indian Orthodox Metropolitan HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim has come out in support for a just cause. The young Shepherd who head the Bengaluru Diocese led the peripheral blood stem cell donor registration drive and registered his name along with ...

Feast of Saintly Alvares Mar Julius I of Goa

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The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 24/9/13 Visit Metropolitan Alvres Julius Research Project here: India/Goa: The 90th Feast of  Saintly Alvares Mar Julius I of Goa will be held from 22nd September 2013 to 25th September 2013. The Major celebrations will be held at St Marys Orthodox Church in Goa. Saintly Alvares Julius is often hailed as the Champion ...

Resolution by the Holy Synod of Indian Malankara Orthodox Church on the kidnapped bishops in Syria

Marthoman TV – 10/8/13 India/Kerala/Kottayam: The Holy Synod of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church passed a resolution expressing high concerns over the fate of kidnapped bishops Metropolitan Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Metropolitan Boulous Yazigi in Syria. The Synod urged United Nations and WCC to intervene in the situation to free the Bishops. The Synod also expressed its ...

Ahmedabad Diocese under Metropolitan Mar Yulios achieves total transparency

The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian 17/7/13 AHMEDABAD, India -- The Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad has achieved complete transparency towards maintaining its financial accounts. The Diocese under the able leadership of HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios have come out with booklet of contributors list to the Metropolitan Discretionary Fund (MDF). The booklet contains the list of ...

Catholicos to consecrate Ahmedabad Diocesan Chapel

Liju Cherian Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 7/7/13 AHMEDABAD ~ July 12, 13, 2013 will mark an important day in the annals of Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad (ODA). On July 12, HH Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, will lead the consecration celebrations of the Aramana Chapel and the new block ...

Bengaluru Orthodox Students Ministry spreads out to KGF, holds successful one-day conference called Manna@Gold Fields

17/6/13 Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian  KOLAR GOLD FIELDS, Karnataka — Kolar town, about 100-km away from Bangalore city, witnessed a rare conference of Indian Orthodox students on June 2, Sunday. A one-day conference named Manna@Gold Fields was successfully hosted and students irrespective of cast and religion actively participated with great enthusiasm. Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan HG Dr Abraham ...

The church that St. Thomas built

Nita Sathyendran - 18/5/13 The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church In the midst of a quiet village, Nita Sathyendran finds Arapally, a heritage church believed to have been consecrated by St. Thomas the apostle “You mean Thomayaar koil? Straight ahead!” replies an auto-rickshaw driver as we stop at Thiruvithamcode in Kanyakumari district to ask for directions to the heritage ...

Metrpolitan Mar Seraphim uses Facebook for ministry, tackles liturgy of baptism at professionals meet

Liju Cherian Indian Malankara Orthodox Church  1/5/13 BENGALURU, India ~ HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan of Indian Orthodox, who recently completed the four-figure friends list on Facebook is increasingly using the social networking site for pastoral work. The Metropolitan constantly updates his flock and the Bengaluru youth movement through the Fellowship for Orthodox Professionals in Bangalore ...

Ahmedabad Diocese under Metropolitan Yulios to give priority to education sector, plans international school and ashram

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church - 18/4/13 AHMEDABAD ~ In a major decision, Ahmedabad Diocese under HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, has decided to give top priority to education sector. Realizing this, Ahmedabad Diocese aims to further the cause of education for Orthodox children and others in Gujarat and adjoining states. They have formed a special committee to make ...

Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Ivanios of Kottayam enters eternal rest

The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church  12/4/13 MEMORY ETERNAL!!! India/Kerala/Kottayam: Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Ivanios of the Kottayam Diocese of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church entered into eternal rest on 12th April at 7.30 am. The Metropolitan was 73 years old. Short Biography His Grace was born in 1940 at the Keeyath family, Othara. After his schooling, he did his BSc from Fathima Matha College, Kollam. Further to that ...