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Grand reception accorded to Cardinal Poola Anthony in Hyderabad

In the evening, Cardinal Anthony was taken in a ceremonial procession to the Cathedral from Gunfoundry.

published on : 5th September 2022

Thazhath's posting as apostolic administrator marks the beginning of resolving problems: Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

Says the Holy See, Church Synod confident in the abilities of new apostolic administrator 

published on : 1st August 2022

Vatican asks Mar Antony Kariyil to step down for opposing uniform holy mass

Priests led by Mar Kariyil of Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese have been opposing uniform Holy Mass by defying the diktat by Cardinal Alencherry, the head of Syro-Malabar Church in Kerala.

published on : 25th July 2022

Pope Francis appoints first cardinal from Amazon rainforest

For observers of the church, it will come as no surprise that Francis has finally named an Amazonian cardinal, given the importance the region has had for his papacy and the attention he has shown it.

published on : 1st July 2022

Archbishop of Hyderabad becomes first Telugu to be able to vote in election of Pope

Along with Anthony Poola and 20 others, Archbishop Filipe Neri António, the Archbishop of Goa and Daman, was also elevated as a Cardinal.

published on : 30th May 2022

Cardinal Alencherry conducts uniform Holy Mass on Palm Sunday

On Palm Sunday, Cardinal Mar George Alencherry conducted the Holy Mass in the unified format at St Mary’s Cathedral Basilica here.

published on : 11th April 2022

Uniform mode of Holy Mass: Laity burn copies of Cardinal’s circular

Protests erupted at various parishes in the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese against the recent circular issued by Cardinal George Alencherry, head of the Syro-Malabar Church,

published on : 14th March 2022

Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal case: Leaked phone talk reveals Cardinal George Alencherry knew nun’s plight

Cardinal Alencherry had earlier maintained he was unaware of the rape complaint against the Bishop and the nun had only told him about some issues in her diocese.

published on : 20th July 2018

Jalandhar Bishop Franco: More evidence of bishop’s peccadilloes comes out 

K M Varghese, father of Sr Anupama, said Mullackal had made his daughter sign a letter in which many baseless allegations were written against the victim.

published on : 7th July 2018

Sexual exploitation, financial fraud: Testing times for the Church in Kerala

The Church in Kerala has been rocked lately with multiples allegations of sexual exploitation of laity members by clergymen and financial impropriety surfacing in various churches.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Fresh land grab allegation against Cardinal Alencherry

AMT, Angamaly-Ekm diocese has alleged a house and six cents in Kakkanad was re-registered in the names of the Cardinal’s relatives.

published on : 14th May 2018

Syro Malabar church land case: Kerala High Court stays probe against Cardinal George Alencherry

Besides Alencherry, the others against whom the complaint was lodged were priests Joshy Puthuva and Sebastian Vadakkumpadan and middleman Saju Varghese.

published on : 16th March 2018

Syro Malabar Church land row: Standoff between priests intensifies in Kerala

A section of priests submitted a memorandum to the Synod seeking disciplinary action against priests who took part in the march demanding Cardinal's abstain from administrative responsibilities.

published on : 16th March 2018

Kerala Church land row: Changanassery Archdiocese rallies to Cardinal George Alencherry's defence

A note called upon the members of the Changanassery Archdiocese to observe a fasting prayer on Friday for divine intervention to ensure unity, peace and discipline in the Church.

published on : 15th March 2018

Probe into Syro-Malabar Church land deal begins in Kerala

The police team probing the controversial land deal involving the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese of the Syro-Malabar Church on Tuesday submitted an FIR.

published on : 14th March 2018

Kerala Syro-Malabar Church row: Police register FIR against Cardinal George Alencherry

Police have registered the FIR after a section of the Syro-Malabar Church faithful questioned the delay in filing it and threatened to move the Kerala High Court on the matter.

published on : 12th March 2018

Cardinal George Alencherry should abstain from responsibilities, say priests

The priests’ meeting, though, is alleged to have been a dramatic attempt to divert media attention.

published on : 10th March 2018

No laws were violated by Cardinal Alencherry, says Church

The court has not observed that there is some substance in the allegations levelled against Cardinal Alencherry.

published on : 7th March 2018

Strange to know law of land doesn't apply to Cardinal: Kerala High Court

Taking a strong view of the Cardinal's counsel's contention, the court told him that it is strange to hear that the law of the land is not applicable to the Cardinal.

published on : 26th February 2018

Church land belonged to Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese, not a public property:  Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

The petitioner alleged the Church authorities allegedly involved in the matter colluded with each other with an intention of duping the dioceses.

published on : 20th February 2018
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