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Fr. Alexander J. Kurien gets top post in US administration

Fr. Alexander J. Kurien gets top post   in US administration Fr Alexander James Kurien of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church is expected to assume charge as the deputy administrator of the Office of the Government wide Policy (OGP) by August end. The office encourages various agencies in United States to make the best use of government policies.

Rift in Jacobite Syrian Church over Territorial Jurisdiction of Catholicos

Rift in Jacobite Syrian Church over Territorial Jurisdiction of Catholicos 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.

Plea Filed before Court against Catholicos’ Jurisdiction

Plea Filed before Court against Catholicos’ Jurisdiction 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

Olav Fykse Tveit will continue to serve as general secretary of the WCC

Olav Fykse Tveit will continue to serve as general secretary of the WCC 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

HH Baselios Marthoma Didymus I Passes on to the Ranks of His Predecessor Catholicoi…

HH Baselios Marthoma Didymus I Passes on to the Ranks of His Predecessor Catholicoi… 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.

Indian Orthodox Herald Stops updating

Indian Orthodox Herald Stops updating Due to financial crisis and rising server costs Indian Orthodox Herald is forced to stop news updating for the time being.

HH Patriarch Kirill meets with Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church

HH Patriarch Kirill meets with Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church On 21 January 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II of All Georgia and with the delegation of the Georgian Orthodox Church.

HH the Catholicose attended the enthronement ceremony of the new Coptic Pope

HH the Catholicose attended the enthronement ceremony of the new Coptic Pope Coptic Orthodox Church enthroned its new pope Sunday in an ornate, three-hour ceremony on Nov. 18, 2012 attended by top officials from Egyptian government and hierarchs from Orthodox Christendom. Tawadros II, 60, was chosen the church's 118th pope

Bishop Tawadros II will be the 118th Pope of the Coptic Church

Bishop Tawadros II will be the 118th Pope of the Coptic Church Bishop Tawadros II is named the 118th leader of the Coptic Church in a ceremony in Egypt's capital Cairo on Sunday. A blindfolded child reached into a crystal chalice and pulled out a slip of paper — and Egypt's Coptic Christians had a new pope.

Coptic Church: New pope will be enthroned on Sunday18 November

Coptic Church: New pope will be enthroned on Sunday18 November Coptic Orthodox Church is waiting for their 118th pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the see of St Mark, the seat of which has been vacant since Pope Shenouda III died last March. On October 29 the election of three from among the five candidates nominated for the papacy
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