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.
s the Great Lent moves towards its climax after second half, Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, has come up with a follow-up message on how to go about especially for the students of MGOCSM.
Muscat Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka will hold the valedictory of its Thanal -Cancer care for Life Project 2012-2013 on March 17, Sunday. A public meeting has been arranged at the Parumala Seminary Auditorium from 3 pm to 5 pm.
Marthoma Smruthi 2013”, the flagship program by the Orthodox Christian Youth Movement of St George Orthodox Cathedral Abu Dhabi, in the Blessed Memory of St. Thomas the Apostle, was inaugurated by the U.K, Europe & Africa Diocesan Metropolitan Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios
GERMANY: German publication, Meine Welt (My World), in its 3/2012 edition carried a short interview about Malankara Orthodox Christians in Deutschland, Germany. The interview with Rev Fr Laiju Mathew, Vicar/President of St Gregorios Indian Orthodox Church in Germany was conducted by Jose Punnamparambil for Meine Welt. The church falls under
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
BRAHMAVAR: Bible convention 2013 will be held at St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral CHP School Ground, Brahmavar on March 18, 2013 from 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm. Fr. Dr. Jacob Kurien, Principal, Orthodox Seminary, Fr. PA Philip from Ministry of human empwerment and Fr. Manish Mathai, Vice president of MGOCSM Bombay
Prof.Saju Mathew, the Senate Member M.G.University Kottayam has been nominated to the Directed Board of Kerala Book Mark under the Cultural Affairs Department of Kerala. Currently Prof.Saju Mathew is an Assistant Professor in Malayalam in Union Christian College, Aluva
The Zonal committee of OCYM UAE had coordinated a pilgrimage from all the seven OCYM units to St. Dionysius Orthodox church to commemorate the 79th memorial feast of Saint Vattasseril Thirumeni, the first church in the UAE established in his name.
Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese, had called upon the faithful to take part in the Great Lent with complete purity. “Let us approach the Big Lent with complete purity and participate it wholeheartedly