Syro Malabar Church

Row over unified mass: Archbishop blocked at Ernakulam Basilica gate

Dissident group camps near the church and raises slogans seeking Mar Thazhath’s return

published on : 28th November 2022

Cardinal has no special privilege, should appear in court: Kerala HC

In his plea, Alencherry said he was a religious head who was required to conduct several functions in various capacities under the Church.

published on : 10th November 2022

Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese priests to boycott Mar Thazhath

This has further escalated the liturgical dispute within the Syro-Malabar Church.

published on : 21st October 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

Church never fields its candidates: Alencherry

He said it is a misconception that the decision on a candidate is taken after discussing it with the Church.

published on : 19th May 2022

Voice of faithful going unheard in Church row

To laity, need for peace in Church outweighs validity of any decree 

published on : 14th April 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

Holy Mass: Laity burn cardinals in effigy, Church calls it ‘deplorable’

The Church issued a statement saying that the act was deplorable and an open challenge to the Church’s system.

published on : 18th March 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

Cardinal Mar George Alenchery talked to nun, but she didn’t mention sexual abuse, claims Church

It said the phone conversation was being circulated with an intention to mislead the laity and the general public.

published on : 20th July 2018

I-T sleuths raid property agents involved in Kerala Church land deal

The raids, by the I-T (Investigation) Unit, Kerala, were held at 21 locations across Ernakulam and Idukki districts.

published on : 29th June 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 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

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 land row: Cardinal George Alencherry not to be summoned for quizzing

The delay on the part of the police in registering a case against Alencherry and others has drawn flak from various corners.

published on : 13th 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

Kerala Syro-Malabar Church land row: Cardinal Mar George Alencherry gets laity’s backing

The laity, numbering nearly 200, marched towards the Bishop’s House raising slogans and prayers supporting the Cardinal.

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