Orthodox Church celebrated the 358th anniversary of historical Bent Cross (Coonan Cross) Oath on Monday January 3, 2010 at the Mattanchery Church. Metropolitan of Kochi Diocese Dr. Yakob Mar Irenaeus inaugurated the meeting. Fr. Geevarghese
Muslim clerics across the Middle East used their Friday sermons to discuss tolerance and call on Christians and Muslims to unite against terrorism, as they condemned a deadly bombing outside a Coptic church in Egypt last week. Coptic Christians around the world celebrated their Christmas Day on Friday.
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,