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, 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.
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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.
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 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 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
Representing Malankara Orthodox Church, Dr. Yuhanon Mar Diascoros, Metropolitan of Madras diocese, Fr. Thomas Varghese(Vicar, Sydney parish) and Fr. Ferdinand Pathrose attended the funeral service of Archbishop Aghan Baliozian
Jesus died on Friday, April 3, 33AD, according to an investigation which matches his death to an earthquake. The investigation, from the International Geology Review, looked at earthquake activity around the Dead Sea,
His Eminence Archbishop Aghan Baliozian of the Armenian Orthodox Church, primate of the diocese of Australia and New Zealand passed away on September 22, 2012, in Sydney Australia. Archbishop Baliozian passed away suddenly of a heart attack. His Eminence was 66 years old. Archbishop Aghan Baliozian was a great friend