GENEVA: Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit was appointed to a second five-year term as general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 3 July, during the WCC Central Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The 53-year-old theologian and pastor from the Church of Norway has served as general secretary
KOTTAYAM: “On the basis of the unanimous request of the Chapter of the Monastery and on my own conviction I have appointed Fr. Dr. K. M. George as the Director of the Academy. His erudition and ecumenical experience, particularly with the Orthodox Churches will, I hope, contribute to the mission
The 30th Day of the demise of His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Dydimus me, the former Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan will be observed on 25th June 2014 at the Catholicate Aramana Chapel, Devalokam.
A two-day medical camp was successfully organised at the St Thomas Ashram, Attapadi, Palakkad district, on May 30, 31 as part of its Arokya Poshanam Programme for the Adivasis in the village.Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese inaugurated the medical camp as the Camp Director.
Catholicos Emeritus of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (MOSC) Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Didimos I was laid to rest at the Mount Tabor Dayara in Pathanapuram on Wednesday in the presence of a large gathering who came to pay their last respects.
Thousands of people from various walks of life on Tuesday paid their last respects to His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Didimos I, the Catholicos Emeritus of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (MOSC), who passed away here on Monday.
Baselios Marthoma Didimos I, the Catholicos emeritus of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (MOSC), passed away due to age-related illness at the St Gregorios Medical Mission Hospital, Parumala, on Monday late evening. He was 94. According to hospital sources, he breathed his last at 7.30 pm.
HH Baselios Marthoma Didymus I, affectionately known as Valiya Bava Thirumeni, passed on to the next episode of his sojourn towards the Kingdom of Heaven. The demise was at 7:35 PM today at St. Gregorios Hospital, Parumala.
CAMP FOR ORTHODOX LEADERSHIP TRAINING', the annual program for outside Kerala youth, will be held at Sophia Centre Kottayam from May 25 to 31, 2014. Those Youth of outside Kerala Parishes, interested to fill up the application form and return it before the registration ends
The Triennial Global Conference of The St Thomas Orthodox clergy fellowship will be held at Parumala Seminary from June 3 to 5, 2014 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). The conference will be inaugurated by HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan.