Showing posts from May, 2019

Rev. Maxcin John accepts invitation to be chief guest at MAEP 2019

Missionary Awareness Exhibition Programme 2019 (MAEP 2019) and Mission Sunday is organised by Church of South India at CSI Home Church, Karungal. Rev. John Jebadhas, Presbyter will preside the programme. Rev. Maxcin John, Director for Mission and Evangelism Department of the Church of South India Synod will be taking part at the Missionary Awareness Exhibition Program as the Chief Guest. Bro. R. Sunil, Director of Grace Transformation Ministries, Uttar Pradesh will deliver the Lord’s message. This programme commences on May 25th, 2019 and ends on May 26th, 2019. More than 25 Missionary Organizations may participate the above said programme. Adv. T. Hubertson, Convener of MAEP 2019 and Mr. S. Christopher, Convener, Committee for Mission Work make the arrangements.

WCC Executive Committee convenes at Bossey Ecumenical Institute

The Executive Committee of World Council of Churches (WCC) is convening at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey from 22-28 May. Main points on the agenda are preparations for the WCC 11th Assembly to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany in 2021. The committee is expected to approve a communication strategy for the assembly, which has already adopted the theme “Christ's love moves the world to reconciliation and unity.”

Archbishop of Canterbury interviews Pope Francis for the Kingdom Come

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd. Justin Welby interviewed Pope Francis on May 18, 2019 in a symbol of the warm relationship shared by the two Church leaders and shared this special video message on social media from Pope Francis to Christians around the world. In a significant moment for relations between the Anglican and Catholic Church, the interview was recorded on the Archbishop's mobile phone during a recent meeting in Rome.

Church of South India organises Missionary Awareness Exhibition

Missionary Awareness Exhibition Programme 2019 (MAEP 2019) is organised by Church of South India on May 25th & 26th, 2019 at CSI Home Church, Karungal, Tamilnadu State, India to remind the Mission history of our nation and the sacrifices of the Missionary Martyrs, to raise up Missionaries from the young generation and to urge the Church members to support the Missionary Organizations. Rev. John Jebadhas, Presbyter will preside the programme. The main object of the programme is creating missionary awareness among the children and young people. This type of programme is organised for the first time in their congregation.

United Kingdom takes up persecution of Christians in India

The UK Government on Tuesday said that it would take up the issue of the alleged persecution of Christians in India with Indian authorities, days after a review commissioned by the Foreign Office highlighted several such cases in India. During a scheduled session of oral questions for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the House of Commons, UK Foreign Office Minister Mark Field said the British government would raise all specific cases of such alleged religious persecution in India with its counterparts

Lebanon's former Maronite head - Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir dies aged 98

Cardinal Nasrallah Butros Sfeir former head of the Maronite Church died May 12, 2019 at a hospital in Beirut. He was 98. The Maronite Church which he led as patriarch from 1986 until his resignation in 2011 announced his death. Cardinal Sfeir had been hospitalized two weeks ago with a chest infection. “The Maronite Church is orphaned and Lebanon is in sadness,” the church said. Cardinal Bechara Rai, who succeeded Cardinal Sfeir, called on churches to ring their bells and hold prayers for the late leader, who would have turned 99 on Wednesday.