A special meeting of the Holy Episcopal Synod met at the Catholicate Palace, Devalokam concluded at 9.00 pm on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. Catholicos of Malankara Baselios Marthoma Didymus I presided over the meeting. IOH has learned that this special meeting has confirmed the names for the new Metropolitans,
Preparations for the consecration of Metropolitans on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 are over. Fr. Dr. Youhanon Ramban, Fr. Dr. Nathaniel Ramban, Fr. Yaquob Ramban, Fr. Youhanon Ramban, Fr. Dr. Zachariah Ramban, Fr. Dr. Geevarghese Ramban, and Fr. Dr. Abraham Ramban
Widow of a murdered Malankara Varghese, allegedly a victim of a bitter feud between two Kerala church factions, Sunday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to unravel the conspiracy behind her husband's death as many more "higher ups" may be involved.
The Southeast Regional Sunday School and OVBS Teachers’ Conference of the South-West American Diocese was held at St. Paul’s Orthodox Church of Greater Orlando, Florida on Saturday, May 8, 2010.
Dn. Joshua George, Diocesan Director of Orthodox Vacation Bible School, led the sessions
at the diocesan center on Monday, April 26th, Ambassador of Haiti to the United States Mr. Raymond Alcide Joseph accepted the check for $70,000 from Alexios Mar Eusebius, Metropolitan of the Diocese of South-West America. Congresswomen Sheila Jackson-Lee and Congressman Al Green were also present on
A literary workshop on contemporary Malayalam literature and the phenomenon of reading was held by OCYM Dubai unit on Friday, April 23, 2010. T. Padmanabhan, renowned short story writer was the guest of honor for the workshop. Fr. Biju. P. Thomas, the vicar of St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Dubai presided
Preparations are underway for the 97th annual feast of the First Catholicos of Malankara Baselios Paulose I, (Murimattathil Bava) at Pampakuda Cheriya Palli, where the Pontiff was laid to rest for ever. The feast falls this year on May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh was yesterday (April 23) conferred with the prestigious Paulose Mar Gregorious Award for his contribution in promoting inter-faith dialogue and social reform.The award was presented by President Pratibha Patil
In an ecumenical declaration to be presented at the final session of the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, Christian organizations and individuals stress the positive role that religions and spirituality can play for a more harmonious coexistence between humanity and nature.
Various committees have been formed to make the consecration of Metropolitans a memorable event on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at Mar Elia Cathedral, Kottayam. Dr. Mathews Mar Severios presided over the meeting that determined different committees.