The new Bangalore Diocese will soon have a roof over its head. It has set things rolling towards finding a prime location to build the Diocesan palace. On September 16, 2010, Diocesan General body decided to set up the Aramana in Bangalore City limits for the new Metropolitan of Bangalore.
The St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur (STOTS) invited applications for admissions for Bachelor of Divinity course for the academic year 2011-12. Both men and women with true commitment to God and the Holy Orthodox Church can apply.
The new metropolitan of new Bangalore Diocese who took charge on August 15, recently gave an interview to Bangalore-based News9, the leading English news channel in Karnataka. Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim was interviewed by Bansy Kalappa, Special Correspondent, News9,
All the newly consecrated Metropolitans of Malankara Church set out today on a historic pilgrimage to the land, where Jesus set his foot on earth, Israel. Metropolitans Dr. Yuhanon Mar Dimitrios (Diocese of Delhi), Jacob Mar Elias (Diocese of Brahmavar)
A one day conference of M.G.O.C.S.M - VASHI ZONE (Bombay Diocese) will be conducted at St. Gregorios Orthodox Syrian Church, Panvel on 26th September 2010. The Theme of the conference is "HOW CAN ONE BE A TRUE CHRISTIAN".
Fr. M C Poulose, the Sabha Managing Committee member and the Vicar of St.Mary's Orthodox Cathdedral, visited Commonwealth games village, representing Indian Orthodox Church and conducted a special prayers at the site. Giji Thomson IAS, the Special Secretary to Commonwealth games was also present
Metropolitan of the Northeast American Diocese Mathews Mar Barnabas and Assistant Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos celebrated Holy Eucharist for the first time in the State of Connecticut to inaugurate an Indian Orthodox Parish, namely the St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church, Hartford,
Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim, Metropolitan head for the newly created Bangalore diocese had an interesting interactive session with the Orthodox youth on September 18 at the St Mary's Orthodox Valliyapally in Jalahalli. The two-hour meeting saw MGOCSM youth from various Orthodox churches of Bangalore
“Using places of worship for campaigning will be treated as a violation of the poll code. Religious heads cannot issue calls to vote for members of a particular community or to defeat the nonbelievers,” Kerala State Election Commissioner P Kamal Kutty announced in Thiruvananthapuram on September 14.
“Two google searches would produce as much green-house gases as boiling a cup of water!!!” This was an interesting posting on Facebook from HG Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Assistant Metropolitan of America. This however related to a feature from UK The Sunday Times, titled: “Revealed: the environmental impact of Google searches.”