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Malankara Orthodox Delegation at NCCI Conference

Malankara Orthodox Delegation at NCCI Conference A team of delegates headed by Dr.Yakob Mar Iraneos, Geevarghese Mar Coorilos and 16 representatives from the Seminaries, MGOCSM, Youth League and Sreesamajam attends the 27th Quadrennial Assembly of the National Council of Churches in India began at Bangalore on April 25, 2012.

CCA Gen Secy: Pope Shenouda Inspired Cooperation and Accord

CCA Gen Secy: Pope Shenouda Inspired Cooperation and Accord His vision and zeal for fellowship and unity of all Christians led him to visit Rome in 1973 and sign a Declaration of Common Faith with Pope Paul VI. Hailed as the first meeting between Alexandrine and Roman pontiffs since 451 AD, the event goes down in history as a

Grieving Copts Bid Farewell To Pope Shenouda

Grieving Copts Bid Farewell To Pope Shenouda Shenuda died on Saturday aged 88 after a long illness, setting in motion the process to elect a new patriarch for the Middle East's largest Christian community. He led the Copts, estimated at 10 percent of Egypt's population of more than 80 million, for a whole generation, during which the

CCA General Secretary condoles Dr Mar Osthathios demise as ‘icon of mission and charity’

CCA General Secretary condoles Dr Mar Osthathios demise as ‘icon of mission and charity’ Rev Dr Henriette Hutabarat Lebang, General Secretary Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has condoled the recent sad demise of His Grace Dr Geevarghese Mar Osthathios, senior Metropolitan of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church. In a condolence letter

MOSC’s Susan Jacob joins CCA as Communication Consultant

MOSC’s Susan Jacob joins CCA as Communication Consultant Mrs Susan Jacob, has joined the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) as Consultant for Communications from January 2012. Susan thus becomes the first-ever Indian Orthodox woman to be employed in the CCA. She will have tenure of two years and will be based at its HQ at Chiang Mai in

Ethiopian meet calls for advancing towards a wider Christian unity

Ethiopian meet calls for advancing towards a wider Christian unity Representatives of a broad range of Christian churches and organisations met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from January 14-19, 2012 to complete a report and make recommendations for significant advances toward Christian unity and inter-religious co-operation.

Orthodox Church celebrates Russian Christmas

Orthodox Church celebrates Russian Christmas For Alexander Maminev, it must have been a Christmas unlike any in his life. The interior of the Church was mildly stuffy, the service was in a sing-song tongue - three, to be precise; Syriac, Malayalam and a smattering of English for the benefit of the foreigners - that he

Souharda Christmas 2011 held at Milagres Hall mangalore

Souharda Christmas 2011 held at Milagres Hall mangalore The Mangalore Christian Council, MDEC, and the Karnataka Christian Forum for Human Rights (western zone) organized Sauharda Christmas 2011 at Milagres Hall Mangalore on Dec 6 Tuesday. Dr. John S. Sadananda, the bishop of CSI, Karnataka Southern Diocese, delivered the benedictory address.

Global Inter-Religious Meeting held in Italy

Global Inter-Religious Meeting held in Italy Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios Metropolitan of Diocese of Uk, Europe & Afirca represented the Malankara Orthodox Church in the Global Inter-Religious Meeting in the Umbrian hilltop town of Assisi in Italy. Pope Benedict XVI presided over meeting on Thursday.

Egypt aims to resolve thorny issue of church permits

Egypt aims to resolve thorny issue of church permits CAIRO, Oct 13, 2011 (AFP) -Egypt’s government said on Thursday it would discuss the sensitive issue of building permits for Christian churches at the heart of sectarian tensions in the overwhelmingly Muslim country. The announcement came as nearly 3,000 mourners gathered in central Cairo for a candlelight vigil in honour
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