‘Swear to celebrate unified Holy Mass to get ordained’

Archbishop Mar Andrews Thazhath has issued a letter saying that deacons can be ordained as priests only if they submit written undertakings promising to obey the synodal decisions.

published on : 30th November 2023

Syro-Malabar Church calls Kalamassery blasts shocking

“The incident, which is hitherto unheard of in the state, is unfortunate. It is suspected that it is a deliberate attempt to destroy the secular character of Kerala.

published on : 31st October 2023

Catholic Church in Kerala condemns alleged efforts to justify Hamas

This marks the first time the Catholic Church has openly criticised the solidarity programme organised by Muslim organisations and political parties.

published on : 29th October 2023

Syro-Malabar Church cardinals meet Pope

Archbishop Mar Andrews Thazhath, in his capacity as CBCI president, invited the Pope to visit India.

published on : 17th October 2023

Catholic priest in Kerala joins BJP, church removes him from vicar duties

Fr Kuriakose Mattam of the Syro-Malabar church received his primary membership of the BJP and within hours, the Idukki diocese initiated action against him.

published on : 3rd October 2023

Four priests stage hunger strike at Syro-Malabar HQ

Fr Jose Vailikodath, PRO of the Athiroopatha Samrakshana Samithi, said that the actions of Archbishop Mar Cyril Vasil were a direct challenge to the court.

published on : 23rd August 2023

Kerala Holy Mass row: Vatican delegate warns of canonical punishment against disobedient priests

In a hard-hitting letter addressing priests in the Ernakulam-Angamaly Archeparchy, Pontifical Delegate Vasil directed them to practice the Synod-approved Holy Mass celebration from August 20.

published on : 17th August 2023

Thamarassery priest suspended for criticising ‘Church’s silence’ on riots

The note stated that John Paul II had publicly apologised for the Catholic Church’s sin of aiding and abetting Hitler’s Nazi terror through silence and inaction. 

published on : 23rd July 2023

Church decries action against Eugene Perera

The bishop had urged the state government to ensure the implementation of permanent measures to address the dangerous situation at Muthalapozhi.

published on : 15th July 2023

'If it is Manipur today, it will be Kerala tomorrow,' says Catholic Bishop on violence in northeastern state

The ruling CPI(M) and the Congress party have been attacking the Union government over its alleged failure to control the violence since it erupted in Manipur several weeks ago.

published on : 7th July 2023

Manipur violence: Church weekly slams Centre, lauds Rahul’s visit

Even as the editorial criticised the central government for not taking effective, efficient action to curb the riots, it praised Rahul Gandhi for visiting the state.

published on : 7th July 2023
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