Coptic Christians were gathering in Egypt for Christmas Eve services on January 6, protected by a cordon of steel put up by security forces after a New Year church bombing killed 21 people in Alexandria. Security officials said at least 70,000 officers and conscripts were fanning out across the country
Saint Luke tells us about three important meetings in the temple in Jerusalem by the Child Jesus. The infant Jesus met Moses (Lk.2:20-24), Simeon (Lk.2:25-35), and Anna (Lk.2:36-38). How did Jesus meet Moses in the temple? Note that the word ‘law’ is used five times in Luke 2:20-40. Though He
Consecration of reconstructed St Stephens Orthodox Parish, Thane, of Bombay Diocese will be held on 7th and 8th January 2011. Catholicos of the East Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II will be the chief celebrant.
One more feather has been added to the Crown of Ahmadabad Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church on the New Year, the Thomas Indian Orthodox Syrian Congregation, Sikha Pattia, Gujarat.Dr. Geevarghese Mar
Murals on the walls of Churches remind us an age old Christian tradition. In Churches of ancient Christian centers we witness them in abundance. Mosaics were also used extensively to depict Christian motives to enhance spiritual experience while at prayer within Churches of ancient
Metropolitan of the North East American Diocese Mathews Mar Barnabas expressed his desire to avail retirement from administrative duties of the diocese. This was officially conveyed to the Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan in a special epistle.
MGOCSM shall the responsibility to develop personalities with holiness, said the Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan Baselios Marthoma Paulose II. The Pontiff was inaugurating the 102nd Annual Conference of MGOCSM at St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School, Kadayiruppu,
Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedbad Diocese, led Christmas services at St. Thomas Indian Orthodox church, Ahmadi, Kuwait. More than 1200 Orthodox faithful attended Christmas services conducted on Christmas eve. Earlier the vicar Fr. Abraham P. George,
Anselm the English bishop and monk almost nine hundred years tried to philosophically unravel the mystery of incarnation in the context of many questions raised by several profane philosophers and critics of Christianity. The result was the book “Cur Deus Homo”. It was a sophisticated book which was basically intelligible
Let us dedicate ourselves in holiness to prepare a manger in our hearts so as to equip ourselves to face the challenges of the age in the power of Holy Spirit", said the Supreme Head of the Malankara Orthodox Church, Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan Baselios Marthoma Paulos II.