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Palestinian Christians Want A Peace Lamp In Every Church

Palestinian Christians Want A Peace Lamp In Every Church Its population may be dwindling, but the Palestinian village of Taybeh is striving to maintain normality in the midst of conflict, and hope in the midst of oppression. Taybeh, 14 kilometres north east of Ramallah, is one of the few predominantly Christian villages in Palestine. Like villages all over the

Kaimuthu Issue – Much Ado About Nothing

Kaimuthu Issue – Much Ado About Nothing There has been much ado about nothing (kaimuthu to the Priest). Kaimuthu is the fee given to a Karmikan for the Karma (wedding, baptism, house warming etc.). I remember to have heard from late H.G. Thoma Mar Dionysus two things about this. Thirumeni said that if Karma has to be

An Identity Crisis – The Church From The East

An Identity Crisis – The Church From The East My wife and I visited a local clinic the other day. The nurse was interested to know about us, probably noticing our skin color (we are brown-skinned as are most of us from India) and our names (which are distinctly Christian sounding).

You Must Be The Change You Wish To See In The World

You Must Be The Change You Wish To See In The World “You must be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi We are in the commencement of a fresh and a new period of time. Let us make use of the ending of the Old Year and the beginning of the New Year, to remind ourselves

Saint – A Life in Christ Through The Holy Spirit

Saint – A Life in Christ Through The Holy Spirit For the past few weeks Indian Orthodox Churches across the globe celebrated the feast and 103rd memorial of the first declared saint of Malankara – St Gregorios of Parumala. We as youngsters have a lot to learn from the life of the saint and we should never forget that we

Catholicose Elect Reveals H.B’s Thoughts In The Mind.

Catholicose Elect Reveals H.B’s Thoughts In The Mind. H.B. Mar Milithios, Catholicose Elect and Metropolitan of Kunnamkulam Diocese said, until today HB had audience with God Almighty only. HB was not willing for an audience so far, as most of the audiences are not sincere. They are aimed for certain interests that might lead to controversies and unnecessary

The Life-Message Of Late H. H. Baselios Mathews II

The Life-Message Of Late H. H. Baselios Mathews II What could be the life-message of our most respected holy father late Baselios Mathews II? In my view his life was a testament to the fact that liturgical-life offers a scientific, and holistic way of living. From a very young age he followed a liturgical life style both in his

A Life To Be Or Not To Be

A Life To Be Or Not To Be If a Scientist told you that he was “arresting the development of a blastocyst before implantation” or “transferring a nucleus from a human tissue cell to a enucleated human oocyte”, would you understand or question the ethical issues arising from the procedures he has described? However, if you were told

The Mission of Malankara Church in Western Context

The Mission of Malankara Church in Western Context Contextualization and Enculturation are very much present in western missiological thought. Western world realized their mistakes and failures of the old methods, which were used by missionaries in the past. Western imperialism accompanied western mission and contributed towards colonialism of much of the non-western world. Western missionaries went abroad assuming

Ecumenical Winter In Kerala: A Report

Ecumenical Winter In Kerala: A Report Cardinal Walter Kasper, the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity in Rome, wrote to H. G. Philippose Mar Eusebius (dt. 18th June 2005), the president of the Commission for Inter Church Relations of the Orthodox Church: “the title of the Catholicos has not been given by the
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