Coptic Christians were gathering in Egypt for Christmas Eve services on January 6, protected by a cordon of steel put up by security forces after a New Year church bombing killed 21 people in Alexandria. Security officials said at least 70,000 officers and conscripts were fanning out across the country
The nativity of Jesus Christ is proclaimed by angelic choirs in the heights of heaven, and the joyous news is echoed afterwards by modest shepherds in fields near Bethlehem. Meanwhile, a mother and father care for their newborn child. No place for this family could be found in the inn,
Ecumenical News International, an award-winning agency reporting on religion and based at the World Council of Churches (WCC), has been temporarily closed and had its two top editors removed, one of them said on Monday. The decision, taken at a meeting of its executive committee last week
Representatives from Orthodox, evangelical, mainline Protestant, historic African American and living peace churches were united last week as they spoke out issues concerning peace, justice and human rights.
Delegates to the Centennial Gathering of the National Council of Churches and Church World Service
The ecumenical Christmas celebrations of Philadelphia will take place at George Washington High School Auditorium on December 26, 2010 from 4.00 to 8.00 pm.Catholic Arch Bishop of Philadelphia Cardinal Justin Rigali will deliver the Christmas message, informed Fr. John Meleppuram, Chairman, Ecumenical Fellowship
Ecumenical Council of Kerala Christians (ECKC) in the US Capital is celebrating 2010 Christmas on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 3:00 pm in the main Sanctuary of the Southern Asian Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2001 East Randolph Road, Silver Spring, Maryland
Enthronement of the new Serbian Patriarch Irinej took place at the Patriarchate of Pec in Kosovo, Serbia. The enthronement ceremony took place on October 3rd, 2010 at historic Patriarchate of Pec of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Metropolitan Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios of Trivandrum Diocese represented the Indian Orthodox Church.
The last rites of Malayala Manorama chief editor K M Mathew were held here Monday with life coming to a standstill in the city and thousands of people including politicians, religious leaders and filmstars turning up to pay him their last respects. The 93-year-old media mogul, popularly known as Mathukuttychayan,
Chief editor of Malayala Manorama K M Mathew died early Sunday at his residence here in Kerala. He was 93. Mathew is survived by three sons and a daughter. His wife passed away in 2003.Thousands came to pay their last respects to Mathew, who was known as Mathukuttychayan to all.
This summer a small and silent residential locality in Kerala’s Kayamkulam area has witnessed an unprecedented number of pilgrims. They were from all parts of India coming to seek refuge at the lap of St Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Chapel near Kayamkulam.