St George Orthodox Church, Indiranagar was proclaimed as Georgian Pilgrim Centre on March 7by Metropolitan Abraham Mar Epiphanios,as per the holy edict of the Catholicos Baselius Mar Thoma Didiymus I, Supreme Head of the Indian Orthodox Church.
Consecration of Metropolitan-Elects is likely to be on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Kottayam, Mar Elia Cathedral, IOH has learned from dependable sources. Fr. Dr. Nathanael Remban and Fr. Youhanon Remban are among the seven Metropolitan-Elects and the rest five priests, namely, Fr. Dr. John Mathews,
Second remembrance of Metropolitan Dr. Thomas Mar Makarios was observed at the Catholicate Chapel, Devalokam, where the bishop was laid to eternal rest. The Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Didymos I was the chief celebrant. Youhanon Mar Polycarpos celebrated Holy Qurbana.
The Holy Episcopal Synod of Malankara Orthodox Church approved the election of seven candidates to episcopacy at the Malankara Syrian Christian Association met on February 17 at Sasthamkotta. The Holy Synod met at the Catholicate Palace Hall, Devalokam and HH the Catholicos presided over sessions. Sittings of the Holy Synod
Master Chris Jeo Philip of Muscat Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church has emerged a topper at the Sunday School Final Certificate (SSFC) examination conducted by the Orthodox Syrian Sunday School Association of the East (Outside Kerala Region) in December 2009.
The Catholicos of Malankara Orthodox Church Baselios Marthoma Didymos I confirred the Armenian Catholicose Aram I with the 'Order of St. Thomas' on Saturday February 27, 2010 at a gorgeous public ceremony at Kolenchery. 'Order of St.Thomas' is the the most presigious honor at the Malankara Orthodox
On February 26, in the evening, visiting the St. George Church, Chandanappalli Aram I, the Armenian Catholicos has declared the Parish as Worldwide Georgian Pilgrim Centre. In his declaration speech, the Catholicos remembered his arrival at Chandanappalli 35 years
Delivering key note address at the Ecumenical Meeting held at Old Seminary, Kottayam under the auspiciousness of Kerala Council of Churches, Catholicos Aram stressed that India has always been multicultural and multireligious and the harmony of this Indian society is seen by the world nations
To be one, the Church must go back to its common basis. Nothing except Jesus Christ, and him crucified", the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has said. The cross is not just a sign of religious identity, he added, but a "reality check"
The Supreme Head of Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church Aram I stated that India has always been the exemplary model for religious harmony. The Armenian Catholicos was talking to the press reporters at the Nedumbassery International Airport, when he was welcomed at his arrival from Lebanon.