The Niranam St. Mary’s Orthodox Valiyapally, one of the few churches founded by St. Thomas the apostle; commemorated the blessed memory of the Metropolitan Antonio Francisco Xavier Alvares Mar Yoolios of India, Goa and Ceylon on Sunday July 27, 2014.
“Legal professionals should reach out to the common man and help the poor and those in the grassroots level,” said Justice A. Muhamed Mustaque. He was speaking at a function held in Kochi to enrol advocates to the Bar Council.
Protest is brewing among Jacobite Syrian Christians against the alleged illegal activities of Catholicos Baselios Thomas I. Jacobite Almaya Forum, an organisation of the Jacobite Laity has come up with a demand that Catholicos should follow the constitution of the Church before taking crucial decisions.
A petition has been filed before the Ernakulam Munsiff Court by Jacobite Almaya Forum seeking to declare that the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church and Catholicos Baselios Thomas I have no right or authority to establish any diocese outside India, the territorial jurisdiction of the Church, and to depute priests or
St. Thomas Orthodox Seminary, Nagpur reopened on the St. Thomas day July 3, 2014 for its 2014-15 classes with Holy Qurbana celebrated by Metropolitan of Brahmavar, Yakob Mar Elias. All the seminarians after two months vacation returned to the Seminary campus with
St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur, had launched an Online Study Program (SATYA JYOTHI) for the laity to provide a significant opportunity in learning the Orthodox faith and practices systematically.
SOPANA ACADEMY had announced its next sessions for Post Graduate Student Fellowship, SOPANA monthly Satsang and Initiation to sacramental living for young people will be held at Mar Baselios Dayara, Njaliyakuzhy, Kottayam in the months of July and August, 2014.
The prestigious Competition, Dr. Paulose Mar Gregorios Inter School Debate will be conducted at St. Gregorios School, Dwaraka on 19th July, 2014. Students from 25 reputed schools of Delhi will participate the competition to win the prestigious Trophy.
Fr. Timothy Thomas from the Diocese of North East America will be the keynote speaker for the convention. The day one talk will be based on 2 Timothy 3:1-5 and day 2 will be based on 1 Corinthians 15:58.
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