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  Agreement on Interchurch Marriages between the Catholic Church and the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church - January 25, ...
The Church is the primordial sacrament of the eternal divine communion and, through the celebration of her sacramental mysteries; she deepens her communion with the divine Spouse and enables her members to participate in the divine life.
Our two churches accept the sacredness and indissolubility of the sacramental bond of marriage and consider the conjugal relationship as an expression of the above communion and a means to achieve self effacing mutual love and freedom from selfishness, which was the cause of the fall of humanity.
The Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church is an autonomous church under the authority of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch.
sor.cua.edu /Ecumenism/19940125SOCRCMarriageAgmt.html   (854 words)

  
 Niranam St. Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church - Niranam Valiyapally   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church, Niranam, popularly known as Niranam Valiyapally, is a parish under the Niranam diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.
This church was founded by St. Thomas (Mar Thoma), the Apostle of Jesus Christ, in AD The present building, supposedly the fourth, was constructed in 1912 and was reinforced during the year 2000.
Among the attractions at the church are a huge Cross made of granite, relics of St. Thomas, remnants of the old church, the golden cross etc.
www.niranamchurch.com   (525 words)

  
 St. Ignatious Syrian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The church in Malankara is an integral part of the Syriac Orthodox Church with the Patriarch of Antioch as its supreme head.
This church continues in the faith of the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church and is under the Supreme Head of the Patriarch.
Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church is under the Malankara Archdiocese of Syrian Orthodox Church in North America and Canada.
www.stignatious.com /info.htm   (420 words)

  
 St.Thomas Indian Orthodox Church - Parish
The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is an episcopal church.
The Piresthood in the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Chruch is largely connected with its foundation, and development of the church through centuries.
The history of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church starts with its establishment in 52 A. by St. Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of the Jesus Christ.He converted the local Brahmins and ordained presbyters -bishops-, belonging to the four families of Pakalomattam, Sankarapuri, Kalli and Kaliankal.
www.st-thomas-orthodox-dc.org /faithandbeliefs.htm   (3130 words)

  
 The Official Theological Dialogue between the Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Catholic Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
H.E. Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon, Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Syrian Orthodox Church; and H.E. Mor Thomas Themotheos, Metropolitan of Kottayam (India) represented the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch.
Syrian Orthodox Church: H.E. Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon, Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Syrian Orthodox Church; H.E. Thomas Themotheos, Metropolitan of Kottayam (India);
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Cilicia): H.E. Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of the Eastern Prelacy in the U.S.A.; H.G. Bishop Nareg Alemezian, Ecumenical Officer of the Catholicosate of Cilicia;
wwwuser.gwdg.de /~grabo/news/orientcath2004.htm   (1146 words)

  
 St Marys Orthodox Syrian Cathedral
Metropolitan Gregorios conformed the Episcopal consecration of Mar Thoma I as head of the Orthodox Church in India.
The Syrian Church also provided assistance in establishing systematic education for its clergy, instructing the clergy in the proper celebration of liturgical services and teaching the people the faith.
                In 1912, the Malankara Metropolitan Mar Dionysius VI, the Bishops and the Church with him was established as the Catholicate of the East with the cooperation of Patriarch Abdul Messiah of Antioch.
www.mymalankara.com /malankara.htm   (994 words)

  
 Malankara Church History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Church in Malankara continued to be under the jurisdiction of the Patriarch of Antioch and also his subordinate the 'Maphriyono'/'Catholicose' of the East, then residing in Mesopotamian region till the arrival of Nestorian bishops in 1490.
Joseph with the consent of the entire Malankara Church went to the Patriarchate at Mardin in Turkey and was ordained as Mor Dionysius Joseph by the Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yakoob II.
The entire Malankara Church was happy at these and in August 1876, a Synod was held at Mulunthuruthy and at that historical meeting, with almost all the representatives of Malankara Church, decided in favour of the decision of the Patriarch.
www.catholicose.org /PauloseII/MalankaraChurch.htm   (6604 words)

  
 Religious - Christian - Middle East Areas Adjacent to the Balkan Peninsula and the Caucasus Region
The Syrian Antiochian Orthodox Church and the Assyrian Orthodox Church and the Syriac Orthodox Church - Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East
The Chaldean Church (Kaldaya in Malayalam) of The Assyrian Church of the East (Formerly Nestorian).
It is in communion with the Mar Thoma Syrian Church and with the Church of England.
learning.lib.vt.edu /slav/relig_chr_mideast.html   (4563 words)

  
 Bahrain St. Peter's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church
Peter's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church was established in 1978 and is directly under the rule of Patriarch of Antioch and All the East.
The Syrian Orthodox Church in Bahrain, which was constructed by members of the then united Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church, on a plot donated to the Patriarch H.H. Ignatius Yacoob III by the then Amir H.H. Sh.
The Church was blessed with the Apostolic visits of Patriarch of Antioch and All the East H.H. Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church, in 1989 and 2003.
groups.msn.com /BahrainSt-PetersJacobiteSyrianOrthodoxChurch   (607 words)

  
 Indian Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The head of the Indian Orthodox Church is the Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan, whose seat is at Kottayam, Kerala, India.
The Indian Church was related to the Church of the East in the early centuries, and this church sent "East Syrian" bishops to India.
The head of the Eastern church was the "Catholicos of the East" in the lineage of Apostle Thomas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indian_Orthodox_Church   (1013 words)

  
 St. Mary's Malankara Orthodox Church Dallas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Indian Orthodox Church is autonomous, but belongs to the family of the Oriental Orthodox Churches, and to the wider group of the world's Orthodox Churches, which have a membership of about one hundred and twenty five million.
The witness of the Orthodox Church is a quiet one.
The Malankara Metropolitan, as all Metropolitans, is elected by the Malankara Association and approved by the Holy Episcopal Synod.
www.stmarysdallas.org /orthodoxchurch.html   (2898 words)

  
 Indian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Indian Orthodox Church (also known as Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Orthodox Syrian Church of the East), is a prominent member of the Oriental Orthodox Churches family.
The official title of the head of the Church is "the Catholicos of the East seated on the throne of St Thomas and the Malankara Metropolitan".
The Malankara Syrian Association is the parliament of the Church which is a body of bishops and elected laity and clergy representatives from all the parishes.
www.niranamchurch.com /IndianOrthodoxChurch.asp   (1788 words)

  
 St. George Orthodox Church of India, Sacramento
The Orthodox Church of India is an ancient church, which was established in Kerala, India, in 52 A.D. by the Apostle St. Thomas, one of the twelve disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ.
The Orthodox Church of India is under the leadership of the Catholicos of the East with its headquarters at Devalokam, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
The Orthodox Church in India is one of the thirty seven Apostolic churches dating from the time of the disciples of Christ, and it has a long and ancient history.
www.stgeorgesacramento.org   (221 words)

  
 Malankara Syrian Orthodox Seminary, Udayagiri
The Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary is a humble attempt to rediscover the treasures of the Syrian Church.
The project plan of the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary contains a theological college, library, chapel, auditorium, guesthouse, staffquarters, printing press, hostel for students, houses for brotherhoods and sisterhoods, etc. The Seminary is thus one of the most important institutions of the Church.
Study and research on the writings of the Syrian Church Fathers is one of the areas, which is still not fully developed.
sor.cua.edu /ChMon/UdayagiriMSOTS/index.html   (2764 words)

  
 Malankara Archdiocese of Syrian Orthodox Church in N. Am. v Thomas (2006 NY Slip Op 07713)
the Syrian Orthodox Church (hereinafter the Patriarch) and the Archbishop of its diocese, known as the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America (hereinafter the Archdiocese).
Here, the defendants acknowledge that they changed their affiliation from the Syrian Orthodox Church to the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in violation of the provisions of St. Mary's constitution that required the consent of the Syrian Orthodox Church, and the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs on this ground.
Church as precluding us from finding that church property has been ceded to the denomination on the basis of provisions in the organizational documents that are unrelated to real property ownership.
www.courts.state.ny.us /reporter/3dseries/2006/2006_07713.htm   (1356 words)

  
 Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The American Diocese (the diocese, hereafter) of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is in full accord with the faith and practices of the Mother Church -- Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, or the Indian Orthodox Church.
The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church established an American diocese in 1978 to serve her immigrant members in America.
Still, the faith and practices of the church is the faith and practices of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.
www.ncccusa.org /98ga/malankara.html   (328 words)

  
 St.Thomas Indian Orthodox Church - Parish
Catholicos Baselios Mar Thoma Didymos I (born 29 October 1920) was enthroned Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan (Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church) on October 31, 2005.
He is the seventh Catholicos since the Catholicate of the East was relocated to India and 90th in the lineage of Catholicoi of the East in the Apostolic throne of St. Thomas.
The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church has a tradition of selecting bishops from the monastic ranks, but due to period when there were no functioning monastic communities, this tradition could not always be followed.
www.st-thomas-orthodox-dc.org /diocese.htm   (544 words)

  
 Catholic Church and the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Catholic Church and the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church
Syrian Orthodox Church on Interchurch Marriages"; this dialogue was undertaken "because of the urgency of problems of
churches should facilitate the celebration of the sacrament of matrimony in either church, allowing the bride/bridegroom the right and freedom to retain her/his own ecclesial communion, by providing necessary information and documents.
www.gwdg.de /~grabo/news/marriages.html   (1278 words)

  
 Sant George Orthodox Church, Nagpur, India
Sant Georges Orthodox Chruch at Nagpur belongs to the Syrian Orthodox Church under Calcutta diocese in India.
It is clear also that the Church in the Middle East met with hard circumstances, which resulted in the Emigration of its children in thousands to North and South America and to Europe, especially to Germany, Sweden, France, and Australia.
Although the number of the followers of our Church was diminishing in the past due to the dreadful calamities and severe persecutions which befell our Church we are now gaining strength and beginning to revive.
members.tripod.com /JTSoftware/santgeorge/church.htm   (589 words)

  
 St. Mary's Malankara Orthodox Church Dallas
The MGOCSM (Mar Gregorios Orthodox Christian Student Movement) is an organization formed by the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in order to deepen the spiritual life of College and High School students as well as to create in youth a livelier sense of fellowship.
The Church, along with many of its leaders, realized that the youth was the future of the church and needed to keep the youngsters connected to their church.
Saint Gregorios of Parumala, being one of the youngest bishops of the Church, was ideally selected as the patron saint for the youth organization.
www.stmarysdallas.org /mgocsm.html   (478 words)

  
 Mulanthuruthy Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mor Ivanius Hidayathullah who accompanied Maphrian Mor Baselious Yeldho resided at this church for a few years, entered into eternal rest on August 16, 1693 and was buried on the south side of the sanctuary of this church.
On Tuesday, September 2, 1874, Mor Koorilose Yuyakim from Turabdin ordained and sent to Malankara by Patriarch Ya`qub II in 1846 as Reesh Episcopa of Malankara was buried on the north side of the church.
This church is also the home parish of the famous bishops of the Malankara Church known popularly as Kattumangattu Bavamar, the lone saint of the Malankara Church, Mor Gregorius and Malankara Metropolitan Kochuparambil Paulose Mor Koorilose.
www.syrianorthodoxarchdiocese.com /mulanthuruthy.html   (338 words)

  
 Pallikkra Jacobite Syrian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The 'Kol-Tamil' inscription on a granite slab found in the northern premises of the Church indicates the year of its establishment as 905 A.D. Pallikkara is situated near Ambalamugal, 20 km from Kochi.
The ancient parish belongs to the Angamali diocese of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church.
On 10th January 2003, one of the assistant vicars of the church, Rev Fr E C Varghese was unanimously elected as Secretary to the Akhila Malankara Vaidika Sangam of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church of Malankara.
syriacchristianity.org /chu/PallikkaraChurch.htm   (861 words)

  
 Report on Joint Commission between Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Roman Catholic Church
Delegates were present from the Catholic Church and from the following Oriental Orthodox Churches: the Coptic Orthodox Church, Syrian Orthodox Church, Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of All Armenians), Armenian Apostolic Church (Holy See of Cilicia), and the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.
Coptic Orthodox Church: His Eminence Anba Bishoy (co-chair), Metropolitan of Damiette, General Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church; Rev. Fr.
Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church: His Eminence Philipos Mar Eusebios, Metropolitan of the diocese of Thumpamon; President of the Department of Ecumenical Relations; Rev. Dr.
www.lacopts.org /index.php/site/entry/1853   (942 words)

  
 St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Oak Park, Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is a parish of the American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India.
The Church was founded by St. Thomas, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ in A.D. The parish was established on April 26, 1978, in Evanston, Illinois.
If you are looking for a church that is orthodox in doctrine, orthodox in worship, orthodox in values, come to St. Gregorios Orthodox Church in Oak Park.
www.1church.org   (187 words)

  
 MGOCSM Tampa
The Mar Gregorios Orthodox Christian Student Movement (MGOCSM) of India was founded in 1907 in Madras by a group of students and senior leaders.
Being the student's wing of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, MGOCSM aims to bring together Orthodox students of various colleges and high schools with a view to deepening their spiritual life and creating in them a sense of fellowship.
The MGOCSM of St. Gregorios Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, Tampa, Florida is part of the Southeast Region of the MGOCSM - American Diocese.
www.stgregoriostampa.com /mgocsm.html   (571 words)

  
 Fathers of the Jacobite Syrian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Among them the vast majority belongs to the Syrian Christian community spread across different Christian sects; the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church and the Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, the Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, the Marthoma Syrian Church, the Assyrian Church of Thrissur (Chaldeans) and the Independent Syrian Church of Thoziyoor.
The rest are Latins who were converted to Christianity by the Portuguese in the 16th century and the Dalits who were converted in the last two centuries by the British missionaries (Church of South India) and the various Pentecostal churches.
The largest Christian populated district in the Country is Ernakulam (Cochin), a Syrian Christian stronghold.
syriacchristianity.com /visit2004/India_Links.htm   (347 words)

  
 Malankara Syrian Church - Historical Documents, Articles
Metropolitan of Kandanad diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Church
[Former metropolitan of the Thrissur diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Church]
[Former Assistant Metropolitan of the Kandanad diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Church]
www.syrianchurch.org /HistDoc.html   (173 words)

  
 St Gregoriose Orthodox Church of India - Home
The San Francisco division of the Malankara Orthodox Church of India
This feast is called by our Church as Shoonoyo (Syriac) meaning departure of the soul of Blessed Virgin Mary.
Our Church commemorates on this day her death, burial and departure of her soul to heaven, and is expressed as Vaangippu, (repose, falling asleep).
www.indianchurch.org   (541 words)

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