St Mary's Indian Orthodox Cathedral of the Malankara Orthodox Church, concluded a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary with a grand event on June 26,2009.many programs were held in
Holy Qurbana was celebrated by Alexios Mar Eusebius, the first Metropolitan of the Southwest American Diocese along with Mathews Mar Barnabas of North East American diocese, Dr. Mathews Mar Severios of Kandanadu diocese
Dr.Mathews Mar Timotheos, Diocesan Bishop of UK, Europe and Africa has been elected as the chairman of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the UK. on June 2.2009. The tenure of the office would be for three years.
After the red carpet reception, Dr. Zachariah Thomas, the Sabha Managing committee member received the Metropolitan with Bouquet. Cor Episcopos Geevarghese Aroopala welcomed the Metropolitan with the traditional lighted candle.
Alexios Mar Eusebius, Metropolitan of Diocese of Southwest America was received by His Grace Mathews Mar Barnabas, Metropolitan of Diocese of Northeast America at the Indian Orthodox Church Center in Bellerose, New York.
At a time when the international community is re-kindling the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons, the North Korean nuclear test is a source of profound concern, stated the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia.
In connection with the celebration, a procession and public meeting will be held at Kunnamakulam on Sunday 10th May 2009 . The procession will start from Parayil St.George Orthodox Church at 3 pm
The Indian Orthodox Choir led by Fr. M.P.George, gets first prize in the Seminary Choir category in the Xth International Festival of Orthodox Chants held at Minsk, Belarus from 29 April to 3 May 2009.
Fr.Dr.George Pulikkottil is visiting USA for Major Block Seminar on Cultural dialogue between Buddhism and Brahmanism during the period Second through Sixth ACE on May 4 to 22, 2009.
For one year, six sisters from Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Protestant orders have come to live at the Ecumenical Institute Bossey outside of Geneva, Switzerland.