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‘Church is a Branch House of Heaven’ – Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Paulose II of the East

December 12, 2018 Featured

Chief Editor – OCP News Service – 12/12/18 MUSCAT, Sultanate of Oman: His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II – Catholicos of the East on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Malankara Metropolitan, Primate of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church (Orthodox Syrian Church of the East), led the Holy Muron consecration ceremony of […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios: New Liturgical Year Is An Occasion to Transform Lives of the Faithful

November 10, 2018 Featured

OCP Gulf Correspondent – OCP News Service – 11/10/18 #Ahmedabad Diocese Cover collection is the prime source of income for the Diocese #His Holiness Catholicos to lead consecration of St Thomas Orthodox Retreat Center, Abu Road, in March 2019 #Consecration of St Mary’s Orthodox Parish, Ghala, Sultanate of Oman, on Dec 7, 8 #Diocese launches […]

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Consecration of Mort Shmouni Syriac Orthodox Church – Ghala, Muscat

May 11, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 11/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the church of Mor Shmouni in Ghala – Muscat, Oman. His Holiness was assisted by His Beatitude Mor Baselios Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences: Mor Ireneos Paulose, Patriarchal Vicar of Oman and Metropolitan of Kozhikkod Diocese, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, […]

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Reception held for Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem Il in Muscat

May 9, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was received by a crowd of faithful of our Church in Muscat at his residence. Leading the crowd were their Eminences: Mor Gregorios Joseph, Metropolitan of Kochi Diocese and Secretary of the Regional Episcopal synod in India, Mor Ireneos Paulose, Patriarchal Vicar of […]

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Dr. Angeliki Ziaka of Aristotle University to Deliver Annual Archbishop Iakovos Memorial Lecture

April 22, 2017 News

HCHC – 22/4/17 Dr. Angeliki Ziaka, Associate Professor of Religion at the School of Theology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, will deliver the annual Archbishop Iakovos Memorial Lecture at 7 pm on Thursday, April 27, in the Reading Room of the Archbishop Iakovos Library. The lecture (free and open to the public) is sponsored […]

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“Christ’s resurrection provides ‘hope’ and ‘light’ to bond all people” – Metropolitan Yacob Mar Irenios

March 28, 2016 Featured News
Yakob Mar Ireanios

OCP Gulf News Correspondent – OCP News Service New Calender Easter – March 2016- Indian Orthodox Malankara Church MUSCAT – Sultanate of Oman: Jesus Christ’s resurrection after three days of crucifixion symbolizes love, forgiveness, sacrifice and belief. By implementing or following this, one can realize the full meaning of resurrection which should be a way to […]

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In the Middle East, the Arab spring has given way to a Christian winter

January 2, 2013 Featured News
Coptic Christians at funeral of Pope Shenouda III in Cairo

Rupert Shortt – 2/1/2013 The line about the American general meeting the Arab Christian isn’t as familiar as it should be. “When did your family convert?” the general asked. “About 2,000 years ago,” the Arab answered wryly. The general’s ignorance is widely shared. Take but one example from closer to home. Over-zealous teachers in London have […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios attracts many into Orthodoxy during Sultanate visit

October 17, 2012 News

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 17/10/2012 MUSCAT: During the recent two-week hectic visit to the Sultanate of Oman, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, visited all the three Indian Orthodox (Malankara) churches located in Muscat, Sohar and Salalah. The Metropolitan also visited several interior areas at congregations like Barka, Buraimi, Sur, Ibri, Rustaq and […]

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Catholicose Baselius Paulose II on a three day visit to the Sultanate of Oman

September 22, 2012 News

  22/9/2012 The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian Visit from 27 – 29th of September. Visit coincides with 40th anniversary of Muscat Mar Gregorios Maha Edavaka and Catholicate centenary MUSCAT: His Holiness Moran Mar Baselious Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan, Primate of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church , begins […]

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Indian Orthodox Church in Muscat invites applications from cancer patients towards its ‘Care for Life’ Project 2012-13

June 20, 2012 Featured News

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 20/6/2012 Liju Cgherian Sultanate of Oman MUSCAT, Sultanate of Oman — The word ‘Thanal’ in Malayalam (a language spoken in India predominantly from the southern state of Kerala) means ‘shade’. That’s what Muscat Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka (MGOME) has been doing for the poor – providing aid and succor through […]

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Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Yulios, the tech geek, uses Ipad, Kindle for liturgical services and ministry work

April 25, 2012 Featured News
Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Yulios with his Ipad

Liju Cherian Sultanate of Oman 25/4/2012 MUSCAT — A young Indian Orthodox (Malankara) Church is clearly bitten by the gadgets the tech world has to offer. Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan Pulikkottil HG Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, uses Apples iconic devices Ipad and Amazon Kindle, for liturgical services and ministry work. Dr Mar Yulios perhaps is the […]

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Islamic, Christian Theology in focus as Dr Mar Yulios holds talks with Grand Mufti, Awqaf and Religious Minister

April 4, 2012 Featured News

Indian Orthodox Church Liju Cherian Sultanate of Oman 4/4/2012 MUSCAT, Sultanate of Oman – Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, has held detailed talks with His Eminence Shaikh Ahmed bin Hamed al Khalili, Grand Mufti, and HE Shaikh Abdullah bin Mohammed al Salmy, Sultanate of Oman’s Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, […]

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