HC directs Ernakulam district administration to hand over Piravom church key to orthodox faction

Directing the district admin to hand over the key of the church to the orthodox faction, the court held that the priest of the faction should be accepted by all who offer prayers at the church.

published on : 10th 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

Can’t join Mickey Mouse game, Kerala govt tells HC on Piravom church feud

The two factions have to somehow find a solution or chalk out a compromise formula on their own, the government said.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Piravom row: Orthodox faction’s 42-year wait ends, Jacobites offer Mass at makeshift altar

The High Court had said the parishioners and those who accepted the 1934 Malankara Church constitution can attend Holy Mass in St Mary’s church.

published on : 30th September 2019

Church feud: Jacobites vow to continue protests

A day after the government took control of Piravom Valiyapally (St Mary’s Syrian Cathedral), the town wore a deserted look on Friday.

published on : 28th September 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

Jacobites heartbroken as police shepherd them out of Piravom church

Heartbroken when the hallowed portals of the sacred church were defiled by police boots, a collective wail of despair went up from the crowd of faithful.

published on : 27th September 2019

Standoff at Piravom church continues

Collector imposes entry restrictions on 67 Jacobites; cops, members of both warring factions camp in the area 

published on : 26th September 2019

Piravom church verdict will be smoothly implemented, HC told

State government submits that no forceful entry will be allowed, police will respect religious right and sentiments of all believers while implementing the apex court order 

published on : 4th September 2019

1,000 people in Ernakulam district to get title deeds this year

People’s representatives who took part in the discussions complained about the bad condition of roads.

published on : 29th July 2019