Indian Orthodox faithful Dr. Cherian Eapen Honored by the Russian Orthodox Church

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  Tera Rus (OCP Delegate of Moscow and All Russia) - OCP News Service - 31/7/18 Moscow-Russia: Dr. Cherian Eapen, a faithful of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church was honored with the award of Sergei Radonezh - first degree by His Holiness Kiril- Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia. Dr. Cherian Eapen was given the award for his ...

Metropolitan Tikhon hosts Metropolitan Nicholovos at OCA Chancery

Orthodox Church in America - Indian Orthodox Malankara Church- May 2016 On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon hosted His Eminence, Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos of the Northeast American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America. Metropolitan Tikhon welcomed Metropolitan Nicholovos, who was accompanied by Fathers Abraham ...

Muscat Maha Edavaka – the only church in the Gulf region to install holy relics of St Gregorios & St Dionysius

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OCP Gulf News Correspondent - OCP News Service- 10/3/16 The Indian Orthodox Malankara Church MUSCAT -OMAN: Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka in Muscat becomes the only Indian Orthodox church in the Arabian Gulf (outside Kerala region) to have installed the holy relics of two proclaimed spiritual saints namely St Gregorios and St Dionysious. St Gregorios is the first ...

Metropolitan Mar Seraphim says ‘Procession’ is not part of the Indian Orthodox liturgical tradition

OCP News Correspondent - 8/11/15 - Indian Orthodox Malankara Church  BENGALURU - India: His Grace Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Metropolitan, Bengaluru Diocese, has said that ‘Rasa’ (procession or pradakshina) is not really a part of the Indian Malankara Orthodox liturgical tradition. The Metropolitan was addressing the faithful of Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Hebbal Kempapura, Bengaluru. The church celebrated ...

OCP Delegate Dr Rubina Khachatryan of Armenia meets Catholicose Baselios Paulose II & the Indian Orthodox Malankara Delegation

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OCP News Service - 28/4/15 Yerevan: Before departure from Armenia, His Holiness Baselios Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Metropolitan of Malankara) and the delegation from Indian Orthodox Church received Dr. Rubin (Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Delegate of Yerevan & All Armenia) 25th April, Saturday 2015. She also represents the Armenian Apostolic ...

President Pranab Mukerjee of India Released Postage Stamp Commemorating the 200 Years of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Theological Seminary

21/4/15 - Fr Thomas- Nagpur New Delhi: Sri Pranab Mukherjee, Honarble President of India released a commemorative postage stamp on the bicentennial of Kerala’s Orthodox Theological Seminary or Old Seminary, Kottayam today. The function was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan . His Holiness Moran Mar Baselius Marthoma Paulos II, the Catholicos of the East along with other ...

​​Stigmata – Human Obsession for Signs and Wonders

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Fr. Jaise K. George- March 2015 Email: frjaise@gmail.com Many of you might have heard the news of a baby in Philippines, born with the stigmata of Jesus that became viral in the social media. While we want to know whether this is a hoax or not, we have seen similar phenomenon earlier. St. Francis of Assisi was ...

New Zealand’s new Indian Orthodox Church is consecrated and named St Geevarghese Mar Dionysius

Liju Cherian- March 2015 AUCKLAND, New Zealand: St Dionysious Indian Orthodox Church (SDIOC), the first Indian Orthodox Church, for the faithful of Auckland was consecrated on February 13, 14, 2015. Named after St Geevarghese Mar Dionysius of Vattasseril (1858-1934), who was the Malankara Metropolitan (primate) of the Indian Orthodox Church, Vattasseril Geevarghese Mar Dionysius was also popularly ...

Indian Orthodox Malankara Church observes ‘Cyber Fast’ on Good Friday

Malankara Orthodox Church observes ‘Cyber Fast’ on Good Friday

3/3/15 The Ministry of Human Empowerment, of the Malankara Orthodox Church launched this year’s project ‘NERVAZHY’ for providing a balanced media literacy to modern families. Under this project the Ministry initiates to observe April 3, 2015(Good Friday) as ‘Cyber Fast Day’. Just as we abstain from delicious food and avoid all non-veg items during the lent, we need to abstain from ...

Holy Synod of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church urges reconciliation and unity with the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch & All East

Ajesh T Phillip - (OCP Delegate of Indian Subcontinent) OCP News Service - 27/2/15 India/Kerala/Kottayam: The recent session of the Holy Episcopal Synod of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church has urged unity and reconciliation with the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East. The Synod stated that peace should aim at bringing the disintegrated faithful together in ...

Rev. Emmanuel Benjamin Gharib of Kuwait Visits Indian Orthodox Theological Seminary

24/1/15 - The Orthodox Theological Seminary  Kottayam/Kerala: Rev. Emmanuel Benjamin Gharib, Chairman of the National Evangelical Church Kuwait and Pastor of the Kuwait Presbyterian Church visited the Seminary on January 22 and attended the Evening Prayers. He was accompanied by other dignitaries of the National Evangelical Church Kuwait. The National Evangelical Church is a campus in Kuwaiot ...

Metropolitan Mar Yulios of Ahmedabad Diocese releases Indian Orthodox liturgical calendar

By Liju Cherian OCP News Service - 5/1/14 ABU DHABI: HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese, has released the liturgical calendar 2014-15 with lectionary and all other worshiping details as a soft copy. Receiving tremendous response from the faithful after it went online on Facebook and other Orthodox church sites, there are now plans ...

Indian Orthodox Church celebrates 362nd anniversary of the Coonan Cross Oath

3/1/2015 Also read - The Leaning Cross Church – The Historic Monument of Orthodox Revolt against Roman Catholic and Western Imperial Domination “ 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 ...

Second Orthodox Liturgy in Tamil held for the Latin Rite Community of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church

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OCP News Service - December 2014   The Latin Rite Church of Metropolitan Alvares Julius – Indian Orthodox Malankara Church The Community of St Gregorious - Didigul & St James Independent Catholic Church – Sempatty Visit MARP here: Also Read- Orthodox Liturgy Celebrated after a gap of 59 years at the Historic Mission field of Metropolitan Alvares Julius : Mission ...

Pope Tawadros II, Anba Bishoy & Fr Dr K M George discuss reconciliation efforts between Syriac and Indian Orthodox Malankara Churches

John Anton (Special Delegate of Cairo) OCP News Service - October 2014 Read: Pope Tawadros II Expresses Interest to mediate Unity between Syriac and Indian Orthodox Churches: Calls for Peace in Malankara Cairo: Pope Tawadros II received Fr Dr K M George (Special envoy of Baselios Paulose II- Catholicos of the East on the Apostolic Throne of St ...

Bengaluru Diocese of the Indian Orthodox Church under Mar Seraphim plans international school with Kannada medium in Mysore

Liju Cherian Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - 22/10/14 BENGALURU, India: HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Metropolitan, Bengaluru Diocese of Indian Orthodox Church, is giving increasing importance to the existing Diocese Mission projects Eluru in Andhra Pradesh and at Bilikere, Mysore in Karnataka. With the state government giving prime importance to Kannada language in the educational sector, it ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II to visit India : Hopes for Peace and Reconciliation between Syriac and Indian Orthodox Malankara Churches

His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and All East on the Apostolic Throne of St Peter – Primate of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II – Catholicos of the East & Metropolitan of Malankara on the Apostolic Throne of St Thomas – Primate of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church, His Beatitude Baselios Thomas I – Catholicos & Maphriyano -Metropolitan Trustee of the Syriac Orthodox Church in India.

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service – 17/10/14 Beirut: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East – primate of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church will be visiting India in 2015. The invitation by His Beatitude Abune Thomas I- Catholicos and Metropolitan Trustee of the Church in India was ...

Secretary to the Holy Synod : Indian Orthodox Malankara Church will welcome peace initiatives by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Ajesh T Phillip (OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-continent) OCP News Service- 24/9/14 Read: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II : Peace in Malankara Inevitable India/Kerala/Kottayam: Metropolitan Severious Mathews - Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church stated that his church will welcome any sort of peace process initiated by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and ...

Metropolitan Seraphim envisions dream project of the first ever Orthodox University in India

By Liju Cherian Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - September 2014 BENGALURU — Indian Orthodox youngest bishop has set his vision for Bangalore Diocese with focus on the education sector. Metropolitan HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim has envisioned setting up of an ‘Orthodox University’ on the city’s outskirts. In all about 10 to 12 acres, 30 kilometres beyond the ...

Bicentenary Global Alumni Meet held at the Indian Orthodox Theological Semianry

September 2014 Development of the priestly ministry needs to be aimed at an all-round growth of the society, stated His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulos II while addressing the Bi-centenary Global Alumni Meet at the Orthodox Theological Seminary, fondly known as the Old Seminary. The public ceremony was held at 2 pm on Tuesday September ...

St Thomas Indian Orthodox Monastery & ESH Jointly Observes World Suicide Prevention Day

Indian Orthodox Malankara Church September 2014 India/Kerala/Palakkad:  The St.Thomas Ashram, Attappady and the Santhwanam Emotional Support Help line (ESH) jointly observed the World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September, 2014 by lighting a candle at 08PM in the Chapel to remember those who committed self harm and the scores of people affected by suicide committed either by their loved ...