Jacobite faction

Cross towers of Orthodox Church attacked

The police here have launched a probe into both the incidents.

published on : 12th November 2019

Tussle between Jacobite-Orthodox factions delays funeral at Njarakkad

The incident followed the death of Paul Varghese, 49, who was also the trustee of St John’s Jacobite Church, Njarakkad.

published on : 7th November 2019

Cops helped Jacobites unleash violence: Orthodox Church

The Orthodox clergy were blocked by about 250 people from other parishes with the help of the police.

published on : 7th November 2019

Funeral of 91-year-old woman in ‘deep freeze’

District Collector Adeela Abdulla said she had discussed the issues with leaders of both the factions.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Cheriyapally witnesses high drama

Orthodox faction makes unsuccessful bid to enter Kothamangalam St Thomas Church, amid police protection; will approach High Court, says Ramban

published on : 29th October 2019

Piravom church: Govt gets two weeks to file affidavit

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday granted two more weeks to the state government to file an affidavit explaining the details of chapels under the St Mary’s Church, Piravom. 

published on : 10th October 2019

Who controls chapels under Piravom church, HC asks govt

When the petition came up for hearing, Orthodox faction’s counsel S Sreekumar  submitted the Holy Mass was celebrated on Sunday under police protection.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Collector follows Kerala HC directive to end impasse

Besides, the High Court had directed the police to ensure maintenance of law and order on the church premises.

published on : 27th September 2019

Govt takes control of Piravom, to give HC keys on Friday

It is learnt he will hand over the church keys to the Kerala High Court on Friday.

published on : 27th September 2019

Police arrest protesting Jacobite faction priests, evacuate believers from Kerala's Piravom Church

High drama as Ernakulam district administration breaks open disputed Piravom church; takes control.

published on : 26th September 2019

Security beefed up after Orthodox faction attempts to enter Kerala's Piravom Church

The Orthodox faction's move comes close on the heels of the Kerala High Court's direction last week to the police to provide protection to the faction to enter the church.

published on : 25th September 2019

Funeral row Jacobite propaganda baseless: Orthodox faction

Since the Jacobite faction did not agree to the funeral rites being conducted by the Orthodox vicar, they forcefully buried the body in the cemetery with the connivance of the police. 

published on : 9th September 2019

Kattachira Church in Kerala's Kayamkulam witnesses tension 

Members of the Jacobite faction reached the church early in the morning to offer prayers. But when the police blocked them, they began an indefinite prayer protest near the church. 

published on : 29th July 2019

80-year-old’s burial allowed after daughter joins Orthodox faction

The verdict of the Supreme Court came in favour of the Orthodox faction, handing over governance of 1,064 churches in dispute.

published on : 26th July 2019