An international seminar on “Interfaith and Religious Harmony for Peace and Development” has made a huge impact and resolved that all religions must come together with the affirmation of a common humanity if one wants to involve one self in society and defeat the evil forces and religious fundamentalism
The whereabouts of two bishops kidnapped in northern Syria remain unknown, Syrian church officials said Wednesday, a day after telling reporters that they had been released.
Kidnappers freed two Syrian bishops on Tuesday who had been abducted in the northern city of Aleppo, a church official said, but the identities of their kidnappers remained uncertain. "The two are on their way to the patriarchy in Aleppo," Bishop Tony Yazigi told Reuters in the capital Damascus.
NEW YORK: On the evening of Sunday, April 21, 2013, a large crowd of faithful from Orthodox Churches seeking justice and peace, filled St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, New York, as they condemned the acts of violence in Cairo, Egypt. Northeast American Diocesan Metropolitan of Malankara Orthodox Church, Zachariah
BEIRUT: Two Aleppian bishops were kidnapped by Syrian rebels in the outskirts of the city Monday evening, Lebanon’s National News Agency reported. The driver of Boulos al-Yazigi, the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo and Iskandaroun and Yuhanna Ibrahim, the Syrian-Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, was killed during the attack. The NNA
Religious leaders, scholars, social workers, women and youths from different faiths and walks of life will come together to take part in a national seminar on "Interfaith and Religious Harmony for Peace and Development," on April 11, Thursday, at Ahmedabad.
Rt. Rev. Justin Welby enthroned as the 105th Archbishop for Canterbury on 21st March 2013 in Canterbury Cathedral, England. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios, the Metropolitan of UK-Europe and Africa, represented the Malankara Orthodox Church at the ceremony.
The conclave of cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, Mach 13, 2013 elected Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the 266th pope. The secret conclave began on Tuesday March 12, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio obtained the required two thirds majority in the fifth ballot.
An interfaith conference of Asian Christian and Muslim leaders, jointly held by the Indonesian-based International Conference of Islamic Scholars (ICIS), Indonesian Bishops Conference (KWI), and the Indonesian Church Association
His Holiness Abune Mathias was enthroned as the 6th Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church on Sunday, 03 March 2013.
Church hierarchs and representatives from around the world had attended the enthronement ceremony held at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa