On God’s Death – An Orthodox Contribution to the Problem of Knowing God by Metropolitan Mar Gregorious Pauolse of the East

Late Legendary Metropolitan Paulos Mar Gregorios (Gregory of the East)

Late Metropolitan Paulos Mar Gregorios - Gregory of the East Introduction We are now assured that the Death of God ‘theology’ has already become passé. It has been weighed and found wanting. All the way from its recent origins in the Theologische Hochschule in Berlin, trying to adopt a methodological atheism in response to Bonhoeffer, down to ...

‘What do the Orthodox Believe’ by Metropolitan Paulose Mar Gregorios of India

Late lamented Metropolitan Paulose Mar Gregorios (Gregory of the East)

November 2014 (Article written in 1976) Visit website here: What do we believe? It is more to ask: "in whom do we put our trust?" "Believe" is a very vague word. Often it means simply holding an opinion without demonstrable evidence. But our faith is not an opinion, not one of many possible views. It is an ...

A Syriac Poetic Eulogy for St. Gregorios of Parumala by Dr Kurien Thomas

October 2014 Dr. J.J. van Ginkel, affiliated fellow, faculty of humanities, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, the Netherlands, presented an interesting paper in the Eight World Syriac Conference held at Kottayam, India from 8th to 16th September 2014. The paper was titled as “A poetic Eulogy from Kharpat for Geevarghese Mar Gregorios (‘Parumala Thirumani’); reflections on ...

Conciliarity and Communion : The Witness of Paulos Mar Gregorios by Fr. Dr. K. M. George

Late lamented Metropolitan Paulose Mar Gregorious of the East and Fr Dr K M George of India

August - 2014 Orthodox ecclesiological self-understanding reached a particularly articulate phase in the context of the 20th century ecumenical movement. Conversations with the churches of Reformation tradition especially within the framework of the World Council of Churches on the one hand, and with the Roman Catholic Church since Vatican II on the other hand, have brought ...

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 ...

Prayers for the safe release of the Metropolita’s Paul Yazigi and John Abraham

April 2014 Dear All Kindly keep both of our beloved Prelates Metropolitan Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim of Aleppo and Metropolitan Paul of Aleppo  in your daily prayers.  Metropolitan's, Archbishops and Clergy are here by requested to observe their names in Divine Liturgy.  May Almighty God keep them safe and return them at the earliest. OCP Secretariat  Source:  

Kidnapped Syrian Bishops Have Been Held Captive For Over 100 Days

The Huffington Post | By Yasmine Hafiz 6/8/13 Metropolitan Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Metropolitan Boulous Yazigi have been captured for over 100 days now, despite the calls for their release by religious leaders of all faiths from around the world. The bishops were kidnapped on Monday, April 22, 2013, by an unknown group near the Turkish-Syrian border between ...

Official statement from the Committee of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate concerning the two Archbishops Yohanna Ibrahim and Boulous Yazigi

29/7/13 “One hundred days since the abduction of the two Archbishops Yohanna Ibrahim and Boulous Yazigi On Monday, April 22, 2013, which has become known to everyone, His Eminence Archbishop Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim of the Syrian Orthodox and Boulous Yazigi of the Greek Orthodox church were kidnapped at the hands of an unknown group near the Turkish-Syrian ...

One month on the abduction of our two Archbishops

22/5/13 One month lapsed and we are still living the nightmare of the abduction whereabouts our two Archbishops Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim Metropolitan of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, and Boulos Yazaji Metropolitan of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo were kidnapped on the 22nd of April 2013. An unknown group has abducted them without claiming its responsibility ...

Syria: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter in tears

7/5/13 The Orthodox Churches in Syria celebrated Easter on Sunday - but the Chaldean Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo said: " while they sang 'Christ is risen', and while repeating those words of joy and victory - all their prayers mingled with their tears. " Not only is the Christian community suffering grave shortages of food and ...

Syrian Orthodox Bishop Calls for Diplomatic Initiatives in Syria

Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim Describes Increasing Violence VATICAN CITY, OCT. 9, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim, the Syrian Orthodox Bishop of Aleppo appealed for concrete diplomatic initiatives in response to the growing violence in Syria. Speaking to Agenzia Fides, Mar Gregorios said that the situation is worsening in the region and echoed Pope Benedict's called for ...

Orthodox head to attend 40th year celebrations

28/9/2012 MUSCAT :The Indian  Malankara Orthodox Church, which is celebrating its 1960th anniversary and centenary of the Catholicate establishment in India this year, has planned several humanitarian and charity projects in India, Bishop Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan said on Thursday. The Catholicos, who is on a visit to ...