BBC Manchester interviews Fr Varghese Lal on the faith & practices of the Ancient Malankara Orthodox Church

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OCP News Service – 13/4/15 Visit to hear the Interview: Visit the website of Indian Orthodox Church here: Contact Fr Varghese Lal in Facebook here: Manchester/United Kingdom: Talaat Farooq of BBC Manchester interviewed Fr.Varghese Lal (Media Manager of the Information Services of the Indian Orthodox Manlankara Church) priest on the faith and practices of the ancient Indian Orthodox Malankara ...

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

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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 ...

OCP Chancellor Chorbishop Kyriakose Thottupuram of Chicago urges meeting between Patriarch of Antioch and Catholicos of the East

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and Catholicos Baselois Marthoma Paulose II of the East

    OCP News Service 30/5/14 Also read: OCP Chancellor Calls Patriarch Ignatius Ephraim II as the new bright star in the Eastern Horizon Chicago: In his recent statement OCP Chancellor Chorbishop Kyriakose Thottupuram of Chicago urged meeting between Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East - Primate of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church and Baselius Marthoma Paulose ...

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 begin First Ever Hindi Congregation

Fr. Joshi Varghese PRO - Diocese of Calcutta Indian Malankara Orthdoox Church - 18/2/14 Visit the Dioscese website: ST. THOMAS INDIAN ORTHODOX HINDI CONGREGATION: A LIGHT UNTO THE NATIONS Bhilai: In what could be termed as a historic decision for the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, H.G. Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius, Metropolitan of Calcutta Diocese has formed St. Thomas ...

Orthodox Metropolitan’s hold personal talks with Dr Modi, assures all help for Ahmedabad Diocese

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Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian- February 2014 KOCHI, Kerala -- It was the maiden meeting between Gujarat Chief Minster Dr Narendra Modi and Ahmedabad Diocese Indian Orthodox Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios at the Kochi government guest house yesterday. The cordial 'personal' meeting with the country's future prime minister lasted 30 minutes but both the ...

Ahmedabad Diocese’s Devaria Mission Project to come up on ‘tithing’

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian- December 2013 GANDHIDHAM, Kachchh, Gujarat, India -- The new Devaria Mission Project of Indian Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad (ODA) has been launched on November 21, 2013. The foundation-stone laying ceremony was held in the blessed presence of Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Metropolitans HG Dr Yuhanon Mar Chrysostomos, Bishop of Niranam Diocese, and HG ...

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 ...

The Journal of Indian Malankara Orthodox Theological Studies Released

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 31/8/13 The Orthodox Theological Seminary journeys into a maiden venture with the release of The Journal of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Theological Studies. The first volume of the biannual journal was released by Catholicose and Malankara Metropolitan HH Moran Mar Baselius Marthoma Paulose II at a specially held function at the Devalokam ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mar Diascoros dream of having an Orthodox church at St Thomas Mount to be a reality soon

The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian - 30/4/13 CHENNAI, India: A long-felt need of Indian (Malankara) Orthodox church faithful will soon be realized with the completion of the new Orthodox Church at St Thomas Mount. The construction of the church is presently in its final stages. For the faithful of Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church who are the ...

Mar Ivanios laid to rest

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 15/4/13 Geevarghese Mar Ivanios, 72, Metropolitan of the Kottayam Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Church, was laid to rest at the St Baselios Monastery (Mar Baselios Dayara) in Thattinpuram on Saturday. Catholicos (emeritus) Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Didymos-I and the reigning Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II ...

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 ...

Metropolitan Mar Aprem takes part in interfaith dialogue at Jakarta conference; initiates step towards fresh perspectives in Christian-Muslim ties

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian 8/3/13 # Leaders urged to practise dual commandment to love # Urged to ensure sustainable styles of living, working are maintained # Caution society on adopting policies that can compromise common interests # Find ways of being of aiding migrant families and communities # Religious leaders urged to follow up with needed action JAKARTA, Indonesia - An ...

FAITHFULS IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL PREPARE TOWARDS LENTEN RETREAT

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Indian Orthodox Diaspora - Diocese of Delhi 7/3/13 Lent is a time of not just confession but also a strong pillar of hope for every Orthodox faithful. It promises a chance to repent, a moment to look back and meditate and an opportunity to loudly proclaim as St Thomas Christians "My Lord and My ...

OCYM 2013 calender highlights icons with theme on Moronoya feasts

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian 8/1/2012 MUSCAT :Muscat Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka OCYM has released its 2013 calender (Gregorian) with icons or themes featuring the Moronoya feasts or perunnals. The calendar was released by Metropolitan Dr Mathews Mar Thimothios, Metropolitan of UK-Europe and Africa Diocese, during the church's Parish Day, on November 2, 2012. Each sheet carries the ...

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church celebrates 360th Anniversary of Coonan Cross Oath

4/1/2012 "By the Father, Son and Holy Spirit that henceforth we would not adhere to the Franks, nor accept the faith of the Pope of Rome" Indian Orthodox Church celebrates 360th Anniversary of Coonan Cross Oath; the first freedom fight in Asia against Foreign Colonization. More info here: India/Kerala/Kottayam: The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church celebrated the 360th Anniversary of ...