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 News Letter - 2000 Vol. VIII - Syrian Christian Orthodox Church - Jose Geroge
The Syrian Orthodox Church is believed to have originated as a result of the missionary activities of St. Peter, the Apostle of Antioch, capital of Syria in 37 A.D., who established the Antiochion tradition also known as the Syrian orthodox tradition.
In Kerala, foundation of Syrian orthodox church is ascribed to St. Thomas and the missionary enterprises of Syria.
The headquarters of Syrian orthodox churches or the Jacobites churches is in Damascus, capital of Syria.
www.ignca.nic.in /nl_01407.htm   (824 words)

 The Syrian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Syrian Orthodox Church is one of the five so-called monophysite churches, characterised by their rejection of the Council of Chalcedon.
It was to Antioch in Syria that the apostles fled in the face of persecution by the Jewish religious authorities.
In the 4th and 5th centuries relations between the church in Syria and the Byzantine church deteriorated in the face of growing Byzantine domination.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/christ/early/syrorth.html   (303 words)

 Malankara Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Malankara Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church, or sometimes called Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, an Orthodox church in Malankara (Kerala) is a branch and an integral part of the Syriac Orthodox Church with the Patriarch of Antioch, His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas as its supreme head.
The local head of the church in Malankara is the Catholicose of India, His Beatitude Baselios Thomas I, ordained by and accountable to the Patriarch of Antioch.
In contrast, another faction of Malankara Orthodox Church, the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is the Indian Orthodox Church, an autocephalous church.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Malankara_Syrian_Orthodox_Church   (142 words)

 St. Ignatious Syrian Orthodox Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Orthodox church is one of the ancient Churches of the world and has a membership of about one hundred and twenty five million.
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.
www.stignatious.com /info.htm   (428 words)

 Syrian Orthodox Church | Identity
Our church today is at a crossroads: either to go back to its pure original sources adheres to its honourable and ancient traditions keep pursuing its great values as characteristic of our great Fathers, or follow new theories that attempt to destroy the pillars of God's kingdom, thus cheating cleans in the divine Church management.
The Church hierarchy shall have to render their spiritual services to their spiritual children enthusiastically and zealously because these faithful are the articulate foundation stones upon which the spiritual edifice of the Church is constructed.
It is clear that women in the Syrian Church occupy a highly elevated position as deaconesses, nuns' mothers of holy fathers and women dedicating their lives to chastity and celibacy.
www.syrianorthodoxchurch.com /Identity.htm   (2826 words)

 Niranam St. Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church - Niranam Valiapally   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church, Niranam, popularly known as Niranam Valiapally, 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.
Though St. Thomas Christians (Syrian Christians) have moved to various denominations, the parental body - Indian Orthodox Church - maintained its independent nature and is headed by the Catholicos of the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas, Moran Mar Baselius Marthoma Mathews II.
www.niranamchurch.com   (505 words)

 Syrian Orthodox Church
The Syrian Orthodox Church uses the Antiochene liturgy, and performs it in Syriac, which is a language close to Aramaic, the language Jesus spoke.
According to their own traditions, their church was established by the Apostle Peter already in 37 CE (this is recorded in the Acts 11:26).
The Antiochene church was central in formulating early Christian doctrines, through its active role in the first 3 synods (between 325 and 431).
lexicorient.com /e.o/syr_orth.htm   (434 words)

 Orthodox church, patriarchates
In most ways the Eastern Orthodox Church stands close to the Roman Catholic Church, for during more than half their history they were formally a unit.
The Orthodox do not have a central authority, no one even claims to be the successor of "Peter", with the immense authority given to him, and only to him and his successors!, by Jesus in Matt.16, Jn.21, Acts.1-9...
The Orthodox said that the Holy Spirit proceeds "from the Father"; the Catholics said the Holy Spirit proceeds "from the Father and from the Son" (Filioque)...
religion-cults.com /Christianity/Orthodox/Branch-C-Orthodox.htm   (1819 words)

 Syrian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The church suffered severe persecution during the struggle against Hellenistic domination at the time of the council of Chalcedon, and later through Mongol invasions and Turkish rule.
In 1665, the Antiochian church came into contact with the ancient church of St Thomas Christians in India, and the West Syrian liturgy was thus introduced to the Christians in South India.
Though the Syrian church is vastly reduced in number because of Muslim domination, it has a considerable diaspora in the US, Australia and Europe.
web.bentley.edu /students/d/Diloyan_Haik/page1.htm   (151 words)

 Syrian Orthodox - Surch
The Parish of St. Ephraim the Syrian is a 'new calendar' parish of the Diocese of Sourozh, Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate...
The Syrian Orthodox Church is one of the five so-called monophysite churches, characterised...
The British Eparchy of the Celtic Orthodox Church is the native, Western, and Autocephalous (self-governing) Orthodox Church for Britain.
www.surch.co.uk /syrian+orthodox   (454 words)

 The Syrian Orthodox Church "A Brief Overview"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Syrian Orthodox Church rejects this belittling label which suggests that the Church was founded by St. Jacob.
The Syrian Orthodox Church believes that the death of Christ was the separation of His soul from His body, but His deity did not at any time leave either His body or His soul.
The Chief Bishop of the Syrian Orthodox Church is The Patriarch of Antioch.
home.flash.net /~malel/SOChruch.htm   (2679 words)

 Ecumenical Review, The: The Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and All the East: A Brief Introduction to its Life and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Syrian Orthodox together with the Armenian Orthodox Church, the Ethiopians and the Copts form the family of Oriental Orthodox churches, which are not in communion with the Eastern Orthodox family of churches.
The second part of the book deals with the Syrian spirituality, first giving an overview of Syriac literature and of studies of this language (which is close to the language which Jesus probably spoke and which is still the basis of the Syrian Orthodox liturgy).
The Malankara Orthodox Church: Visit to the Oriental Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India is organized in a similar way, looking at the history of the church and the life in the dioceses (including the seminary and monasteries), before giving an introduction to the spirituality of the church.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2065/is_2_51/ai_56063946   (898 words)

 Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The churches of Eastern Christianity that separated from the patriarchal see of Constantinople over a period of several centuries, but primarily during the 5th and 6th centuries, developed bodies of canon law that reflected their isolated and—after the Arab conquests in the 7th century—secondary social position.
The churches in Western Europe, under the authority of the pope at Rome, separated from the churches in the Eastern Roman (or Byzantine) Empire, under the authority of the patriarch (bishop) of Constantinople.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?eu=72618   (858 words)

 Margoneetho: Syriac Orthodox Resources
Like an exquisite pearl hidden in an oyster, the spiritual heritage of the Syriac Orthodox Church, one of the most ancient Christian churches, remains obscure to much of the world today.
Revised English translation of the definitive work on the literary heritage of the Syriac Orthodox Church by the eminent scholar and late Patriarch Mor Aphrem I Barsoum published by Gorgias Press.
The Hidden Pearl: The Syrian Orthodox Church and Its Aramaic Heritage
sor.cua.edu   (265 words)

 Syrian Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Malankara Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church of Kerala, a branch of Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch
or Malankara Jacobite Orthodox Church (before split), any Malankara Jacobite Syriac Orthodox or Malankara Orthodox Church before split.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Syrian_Orthodox_Church   (106 words)

 Center Profile: St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church
Once enough immigrants of the Malankara Syrian faith were in the Detroit area, they petitioned the Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese, located in New Jersey, to appoint a priest.
The size of the current membership is a reflection of the economic rebound of the area in general, and is the largest congregation to date for the church.
Mary's Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of a president, which is the priest, a treasurer, and a secretary.
www.pluralism.org /research/profiles/display.php?profile=71796   (802 words)

 Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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)

 Catholic Church and the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church
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
On the occasion of these celebrations, the couple as well as their family members belonging to these two churches are allowed to participate in the Holy Eucharist in the church where the sacrament of matrimony is celebrated.
www.suryoyo.uni-goettingen.de /news/marriages.html   (1278 words)

 Relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the Syrian Orthodox Church
The Syrian Orthodox Church in union with her sister Oriental Orthodox Churches, meeting in Addis Ababa in 1965, has already determined to press forward for a dialogue which will help overcome the misunderstandings of the past.
All of us are encouraged by the fact that your own Church, in union with your sister Oriental Orthodox Churches, is also actively engaged in searching for new ways to carry on her mission in a spirit of unity and docility to what the Spirit is saying to the Churches.
They particularly exhort the scholars of their Churches, and of all Christian communities, to penetrate more deeply into the mystery of Christ with humility and fidelity to the Apostolic traditions so that the fruits of their reflections may help the Church in her service to the world which the Incarnate Son of God has redeemed.
www.vatican.va /roman_curia/pontifical_councils/chrstuni/anc-orient-ch-docs/rc_pc_christuni_doc_19711025_syrian-church_en.html   (2059 words)

 St. George Jacobite Syrian Church, Cochin, India
Georges Chruch at Karingachira belongs to the Syrian Orthodox Church under the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East.
Malankara Syrian Orthodox Episcopal Sunnahadhose (Synod) of which the metropolitan of Cochin is a member guides the here in obedience to the patriarch of Antioch and all the supreme head of the universal.
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.
www.st.georgechurch.org /syr_church.htm   (624 words)

 St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Oak Park, Illinois
St. 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   (188 words)

 The Development of the Canon of the New Testament - Peshitta
For the New Testament it represented an accommodation of the Syrian canon with that of the Greeks.
For the eastern part of the Syrian Church this constituted the closing of the canon, for after the Council of Ephesus (431 CE) the East Syrians separated themselves as the Nestorians.
Among the Western Syrians, however, there were closer ties with their neighboring Churches, and a further accommodation with the Roman church took place in the 6th-7th centuries when the Philoxenian and Harclean versions of the Peshitta were issued containing all 27 New Testament books.
www.ntcanon.org /Peshitta.shtml   (753 words)

 Syrian Catholic Church
Semi-autonomous Christian church, which is affiliated to the Roman Catholic Church through the Eastern Rite.
By this, the Syrian branch is allowed to retain its customs and rites, even when these differ from the traditions of the Roman church.
The official centre of their church is Antakya, Turkey, but the Patriarch has not been there for centuries, when he moved between several cities in Syria and Lebanon.
i-cias.com /e.o/syr_cath.htm   (356 words)

 Shroro: The Syriac Orthodox Christian Digest
The Syrian Orthodox Church and its Diaspora in Malankara is joining world wide relief, serving the victims of the massive earthquake disaster and Tsunami throughout Southern Asia, particularly in the costal area of Kerala state of India.
The Syrian Orthodox Church in Malankara is donating 1,000,000 rupees to the people affected by the recent disaster due to Tsunami waves.
The Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church, H. H Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas sent a message of sympathy and support to the government and people of India with regard to the loss of life and damage to property caused by the tidal wave.
www.socdigest.org /news/05dec04.html   (753 words)

 Welcome To St. Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church
Mary's Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church in Detroit is a very lovely, and beautiful place to worship our Lord on Sunday Mornings.
Everyone in the whole church is active especially the youth.
Philip achen has know me since I was born, and I personally know that he's a nice man, and that he cares about the church and religion.
www.angelfire.com /mi/smsoc   (221 words)

 St.Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church Washington, DC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
St.Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church Washington, DC Now, we inhabit in the world of cutting edge technology.
Syrian Orthodox Church takes its entire effort to realize God’s will and to fulfill its vision.
It is my pleasure to welcome you to this virtual media which will bring in all the information as possible related to St. Mary’s Syrian Orthodox Church, Washington DC and its mother Church.
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