Sopana Indian Orthodox Academy Honors Christine Chaillot 

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OCP News Service - 12/9/14 The Sopana Academy of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church has honored Dr Christine Chaillot the legendary pan-orthodox activists with their first ever award for studies in theology and culture. The award was presented to Dr Chaillot by His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II - Catholicos of the East on the Apostolic Throne ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II : Reconciliation with Indian Orthodox Church only with the consent of the Holy Synod of the Syriac Orthodox Church in India

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf & Levant Region) OCP News Service - 30/8/14 Lebanon/Beirut: In a recent press release from Metropolitan Thimotheos Mathews (Vicar for the Malankara Affairs) states that any move for dialogue for peace or unity between the Syriac Orthodox Church and the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church will only be with full consent ...

Indian Orthodox Priest Fr Alexander appointed as the Deputy Administrator for the Office of the Government wide Policy of the United States of America

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Ann Maria Husser (OCP Delegate of USA) OCP news Service - 20/8/14 Also Read: Fr Alexander Kurien – the Orthodox Brain in US Strategic Planning Washington: Fr Alexander J Kurien of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church has been appointed as the Deputy Administrator of the Office of the Government wide Policy of United States of America. ...

Ahmedabad Diocese to host 3-day biennial clergy conference of Indian Orthodox Malankara Church

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The Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - Liju Cherian 18/8/14 AHMEDABAD, Gujarat, India -- Ahmedabad Diocese under HG Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, is all set to host the sixth biennial clergy conference for 3-days from August 19 to 21. The conference is set on the theme "Servant of the new covenant" from 2 Corinthians 3:6 and will be ...

Indian Orthodox Malankara churches in Gujarat under Mar Yulios holds special prayers for peace in Iraq & Middle East

 Metropolitan Yulios Geevargahese of Ahmadabad

15/8/14 Liju Cherian Signatories urge perpetrators to shun inhuman acts of violence. India/MIRZAPUR/ Ahmedabad/Gujarat- HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, will lead the Indian Orthodox Churches in Gujarat, on holding special prayers for peace in Iraq and the Middle East, on August 17 and 18, 2014. Dr Mar Yulios was part of the signatory on behalf ...

Indian Orthodox Malankara Church welcomes dialogue with Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East

Ajesh T Phillip (OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-Continent) 9/8/14 Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II calls for dialogue & unity with the Indian Orthodox Malanakra Church Catholicos Baselios Thomas I responds to the Call for dialogue between Syriac and Indian Orthodox Churches OCP Secretariat: Dialogue and Peace in Malankara should be shaped on Orthodox Conciliarity and Trilateral Participation: India/Kerala/Kottayam: The Indian Orthodox ...

Catholicos Baselios Thomas I responds to the Call for dialogue between Syriac and Indian Orthodox Churches

His Beatitude Baselios Thomas I – Catholicos & Maphriyano -Metropolitan Trustee of the Syriac Orthodox Church in India

Ajesh T Phillip (OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service - 8/6/14 India/Kerala/Ernakulum: Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church in India, Abune Baselios of Thomas I (Catholicos –Maphriyano & Metropolitan Trustee) has responded to the call by Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East to begin dialogue with the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church. Catholicos ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II calls for dialogue & unity with the Indian Orthodox Malanakra Church

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.

OCP News Service 5/8/14 Prakash Varghese – (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP Chancellor Chorbishop Kyriakose Thottupuram of Chicago urges meeting between Patriarch of Antioch and Catholicos of the East: OCP Chancellor Calls Patriarch Ignatius Ephraim II as the new bright star in the Eastern Horizon: Pope Tawadros II Expresses Interest to mediate Unity between Syriac and ...

105th Memory of Pulikkottil Joseph Mar Dionysius II

The Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - 14/7/14 India/Kerala/Kottayam: The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church commemorated the 105th feast of his blessed memory Pulikkottil Joseph Mar Dionysius II at Orthodox Theological Seminary. The hierarch Baselios Paulose II led the divine service and metropolitans from different ends of the Church took part in the feast. At 6 pm on ...

Indian Orthodox Church in Muscat Launch Charity Projects

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Liju Cherian The Indian Orthodox Malankara Church in Muscat - July 2014 Muscat Indian Orthodox parish launches charity project in aid of kidney patients aid of kidney patients MUSCAT, Oman: Muscat Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka (MGOME) of the Indian Orthodox Church, has launched its popular charity project for 2014-15 in aid of kidney patients. Called the 'Rays ...

Pope Tawadros II Expresses Interest to mediate Unity between Syriac and Indian Orthodox Churches: Calls for Peace in Malankara

Fr Dr K M George with Pope Tawadros II

OCP News Service - 1/7/14 Based on the Report by Leju P Thomas Also Read:Pope Tawadros receives Fr Dr K M George: Discuss Orthodox Unity Cairo: His Holiness Tawadros II - Pope & Patriarch of Alexandria and Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church has expressed his at most desire to mediate conciliar unity between the Syriac and ...

SOPANA: a new initiative of the Indian Orthodox Church to mold budding theologians

28/6/14 INDIA/KERALA/KOTTAYAM: “On the basis of the unanimous request of the Chapter of the Monastery and on my own conviction I have appointed Fr. Dr. K. M. George as the Director of the Academy. His erudition and ecumenical experience, particularly with the Orthodox Churches will, I hope, contribute to the mission of the new Academy. When ...

Reflections on the future of the Oriental Orthodox Communion

Primates of Oriental Orthodox Churches - His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria & All Africa, His Holiness Patriarch Ingnatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East, His Holiness Catholicos-Patrairch Karekin II of All Armenia, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Greater House of Cilicia, Hioliness Catholicos Baselios Paulose II of East, His Holiness Patriarch Abune Mathias of all Ethiopia, His Holiness Patriarch Abune Antonios all Eritrea.

Prepared by - George Alexander, Secretary and Spokesperson Edited by – Ahira Sanchez (OCP Associate) Department of Church Research and Studies – OCP Society Visit the Addis Ababa Conference Portal: http://www.theorthodoxchurch.info/aacp/ The six ancient Oriental Orthodox (OO) Churches, Coptic, Syrian, Armenian (Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin & Armenian Catholicate in Cilicia), Indian, Ethiopian, and Eritrean Orthodox Churches, include ...

Catholicose Baselios Paulose II : Societal welfare should be our motto

Indian Orthodox Malankara Church- 26/6/14 Kerala: The Primate of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church H.H. Baselios Paulose II inaugurated a mobile laboratory service under the health care scheme initiated by the Niranam Diocese. During the ceremony the Catholicos of the East stated, “Welfare of the society should be the key objective of our Church”. During the inaugural ...

‘High tech’ Metropolitan Pulikkottil Yulios Geevarghese of the Indian Orthodox Church

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church - 11/6/14 INDIA/AHMEDABAD — ‘High tech’ Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese has switched over to a sleek new powerful Apple iPad Air from his earlier model. The all-new design which has a ton of advanced technological features and other great apps with iOS 7, was presented to Dr Mar Yulios during his 47th ...

Director of the Indian Orthodox Icon School Fr Bobby Graduates from SVOTS

OCP News Service- June 2014 Read more on the gradutation ceremony: Read more about The Indian Iconography School here: New York: Fr Boby Varghese, the director of Mar Baselius School of Icon Writing & Liturgy of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church has graduated from the St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Crestwood, New York in Master degree studies where he ...

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 ...

OCP Secretary Meets Indian Orthodox Delegation at I.A.O Conference

  Kisha D Dorado - OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region OCP News Service - 14/5/14 Thessaloniki: Secretary George Alexander met with Indian Orthodox delegation at the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy I.A.O. Conference seminar held in Thessaloniki. The Indian Orthodox delegation consisted of Fr Dr. K M George (Leading International Orthodox Theologian) and Fr Varghese ...

OCP Secretariat Express high concerns over Indian Orthodox – Roman Catholic Agreement on Sharing Sacraments

OCP News Service – February 2014 Read News item about an agreement in the Malayalam Language: DIALOGUE & EFFORTS FOR UNITY BETWEEN THE TWO FAMILIES OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH: 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 ...

Indian Orthodox Vicar turns green conscious for Christmas, gifts saplings for senior citizens

Liju Cherian 22/12/13 BENGALURU, India ~ An Indian Orthodox parish priest from Bengaluru Diocese is committed to spread the message of green conscious and become an ecology goodwill ambassador. The young celibate Vicar has distributed over 200 Christmas saplings to the senior citizens in his parish. Rev Fr Varghese Philip Idichandy as Vicar/President of the St Gregorios ...

Fr Dr V C Samuel to be Commemorated by Indian Orthodox Youth Movement

The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Orthodox Christian Youth Movement United Arab Emirates - November 2013 OCYM Abu Dhabi is organising "Gurusmarana" - Vaidikarude Vaidikan Fr. Dr. V.C Samuel Anusmaranam" - a programme in memoriam to Fr. Dr. V.C Samuel, the greatest Christologian of 20th Century on 15th November 2013 after the Divine Liturgy at St George Orthodox Cathedral, Abu Dhabi.  It ...