Representatives from Orthodox, evangelical, mainline Protestant, historic African American and living peace churches were united last week as they spoke out issues concerning peace, justice and human rights.
Delegates to the Centennial Gathering of the National Council of Churches and Church World Service
Dr. Yuhanon Mar Demetrios, Assistant Metropolitan of Delhi Diocese, observed that true peace is not something that can easily be possessed or comfortably achieved but is attained by overcoming strife through justice, fairness and truthful perseverance with unfailing faith, in which process one aligns with and pleases God. Quoting Luke
Dr Pulikkottil Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan, Diocese of Ahmedabad, elevated Arun and Santo, two young boys to the altar during his recent visit to St Stephens Orthodox Church in Salalah. The Metropolitan elevated the young lads with a solemn message before he led the Holy Eucharist
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St. Gregorios of Parumala was consecrated as Metropolitan on December 10, 1876 at the Marthoman Church, Vadakkan Paravur. On December 10, it will be the 134th anniversary of the Saint getting consecrated as Metropolitan and the Orthodox Church will duly observe this day
Dr. Zachariah Mar Aprem, Metropolitan of Adoor-Kadampanaadu Diocese assumed charges as Assistant to the Malankara Metropolitan. He will assist the Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan in administrative affairs. Metropolitan Dr. Mar Aprem (Fr. Sabu Kuriakose) had been the Principal Secretary
Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan Baselios Marthoma Paulose II appointed Fr. Thomas P. Zachariah of Kottayam Diocese as his Principal Secretary. He belongs to the Puthuppalli Nilackal Orthodox Church and at present is serving Sleeba Orthodox Church
As it is with spiritual matters the Orthodox Church is capable of imparting leadership in religious harmony and the Church leadership, therefore, has the responsibility to react against evil in the society as well, said the Leader of Opposition, Kerala Legislative Assembly, Oommen Chandy.
The ecumenical Christmas celebrations of Philadelphia will take place at George Washington High School Auditorium on December 26, 2010 from 4.00 to 8.00 pm.Catholic Arch Bishop of Philadelphia Cardinal Justin Rigali will deliver the Christmas message, informed Fr. John Meleppuram, Chairman, Ecumenical Fellowship
Joining hands with the agonies and pathos of People Living with HIV /AIDS, the St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur, observed the World HIV /AIDS Day on Dec 1st, 2010. As part of the observance of the World Aids Day STOTS arranged an enlightening 'Satsang'