Church

Sri Lanka reconsecrates St Sebastian's Church damaged in Easter Terror blasts

Over 260 people were killed, 500 others injured when six coordinated explosions, carried out by local jihadist group National Thowheeth Jamaath, rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Karukunnu parishioners stage dharna in front of Major Archbishop’s House

According to parishioners, 2.38 acres owned by the parish were encroached by priests of the MCBS Congregation. 

published on : 22nd July 2019

To win over Christians, BJP sets up ‘missionary cell’ in Mizoram

The cell, headed by Lalhriatrenga Chhangte, will build relationship with churches and church organisations and help missionaries in whatever way possible whenever they are faced with a problem.

published on : 21st July 2019

One dead, 14 rescued in fire at Mumbai's Churchill Chamber

The level-2 fire broke out on the third floor of the building on Merryweather Road in Mumbai's Colaba.

published on : 21st July 2019

Permanent Synod calls for unity within Church

Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese Cardinal George Alencherry presided over the Synod.

published on : 18th July 2019

New Zealanders give up weapons after Christchurch mosque killings

The government, with support from opposition parties, immediately rushed through legislation to tighten New Zealand's gun laws.

published on : 13th July 2019

Orthodox faction turns down govt’s call for talks

He added the Church has already communicated its stance on the issue to Minister E P Jayarajan, head of the Cabinet sub-committee.

published on : 10th July 2019

War of words escalates between rival church factions in Kerala

Yuhanon Mar Diascoros Metropolitan of the Orthodox faction said there was no point in holding reconciliation talks with the Jacobite faction, which doesn’t accept the Supreme Court order.

published on : 9th July 2019

Dignified burial being denied, say Jacobites

The Jacobites stated that the Orthodox faction was misleading the faithful and public with regard to the July 2 Supreme Court order on the church dispute.

published on : 9th July 2019

Synod asks two priests to assist Cardinal

Instructions have been given to the archdiocese Vicar-General and the Chancellor on administration and other issues

published on : 6th July 2019

Church row must be settled through talks: Jacobite head

The Supreme Court verdict on Tuesday had criticised the state government for not implementing the 2017 verdict regarding the ownership of the Churches in dispute.

published on : 6th July 2019

Kerala govt under pressure to enforce SC order in church case

The Supreme Court, in its order, had clearly stated that there cannot be any violation of the order by anyone concerned. 

published on : 5th July 2019

Govt duty-bound to implement SC order in Church feud: CM

Pinarayi said the verdict would be implemented in a ‘peaceful manner’ after finding a ‘consensus’ among all stakeholders.

published on : 5th July 2019

Cardinal calls for peace amid Church rift over him

The Cardinal exhorted the faithful to move forward together, drawing strength from the Holy Spirit, towards strengthening the Church.

published on : 4th July 2019

Riots, bloodshed if our churches are snatched by force: Jacobite faction's stern warning to Kerala govt  

Jacobite Church official spokesperson Kuriakose Mar Theophilose said the three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court had itself directed both factions to talk and make a decision.

published on : 4th July 2019
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