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OCP Church Research and Study Documents

Draft Proposal for a Protocol between the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East (SOCA) and the Malankara Orthodox Church (MOC)

December 8, 2014
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.

  Department of Church Research and StudiesIntroduction THE MALANKARA ORTHODOX CHURCH was founded in AD 52 by St Thomas, one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. At least from the fourth Century, the Church accepted Catholicos of Seleucia – Ctesiphon (Patriarch of Babylon) as the Spiritual Head. At least from the 17th Century, the […]

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Reflections on the future of the Oriental Orthodox Communion

July 9, 2014

Prepared by – George Alexander, Secretary and Spokesperson – June – July 2014 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 […]

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The Community of St Gregorious of Parumala in Dindigul Exposed

December 4, 2012

Mr Ajesh T Philip presenting the icon of St Gregorious to Mr Xavier OCP News Service(Exclusive) 24/10/2012 * Mr Ajesh T Philip discovered the lost Orthodox Community of St Gregorious of Parumala in Dindigul. Read more here ” The Lost Orthodox Christians of St Gregorious of Parumala in Dindigul”  Dindigul/Tamil Nadu: As part of the decision of […]

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A Humble Call for Unity of Orthodoxy in Ukraine

October 7, 2012

Department of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society “ By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat and wept When we remembered Zion” (Psalm 136) The Orthodox Study Bible It is indeed sad that the Orthodox Churches in Ukraine are split into different denominations. Am not going into the history of the […]

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A Wake up Call for Serbia

October 7, 2012

Department of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society George Alexander & Kisha D Dorado OCP News Service 04/10/2012 Our Beloved Serbian Orthodox Sisters, Brothers and Friends in Christ A lot of things are going within the holy Orthodox Serbia. Olden times have changed. Its Serbia into the 21st Century. I thought of […]

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The Lost Orthodox Christians of St Gregorious of Parumala in Dindigul

October 7, 2012

Department of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society Ajesh Philip OCP Ambassador & Correspondent Tamil Nadu/ India: Dindigul in Tamil Nadu is the one of the oldest centers of Orthodox Christians. Metropolitan Mor Julious Alvaris(Arch Bishop of Goa and Ceylon) started a center here as part of his reunion movement to the […]

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HOLY BRAHMAVAR

October 7, 2012

Department of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society Original Article with Pictures Holy Brahmavar The little known Brahmavar Orthodox Community deserves a very special status in the history of the Malankara Orthodox Church. The Indian Church which for centuries had been confined within the boundaries of Kerala obtained a national outreach when […]

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