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A liturgy at St. Mary’s Syro-Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church, Arakuzha, India.

India’s Syro-Malabar Catholic Church to adopt ‘uniform’ liturgy

Aug 30, 2021

By Jose Torres, Jr.

The new liturgy being introduced within India's Syro-Malabar Church will require the celebrant to face the congregation and the tabernacle... Read more

A liturgy at St. Mary’s Syro-Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church, Arakuzha, India.

Pope Francis urges Indian Catholics to commit to uniform Syro-Malabar liturgy

Jul 6, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The Syro-Malabar Church is one of the 23 Eastern Catholic Churches. Read more

Mar Joseph Srampickal is consecrated Bishop of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Great Britain at Preston North End stadium on Oct. 9, 2016. Photo

Britain’s first Syro-Malabar Catholic bishop: We are committed to the new evangelization

Dec 15, 2020

Four years after it was established, the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Great Britain is expanding rapidly. Its bishop explains why.  Read more

Cardinal George Alencherry.

Alencherry will face trial over land deals, Indian court rules

Aug 29, 2019

By JD Flynn

An Indian court has ruled that Cardinal George Alencherry will stand trial in a case related to controversial land deals... Read more

Cardinal George Alencherry.

Syro-Malabar Church: Reports of protests against Cardinal Alencherry are 'calculated propaganda'

Jul 27, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Following reports from the Associated Press that several hundred priests protested the Vatican’s recent decision to restore Cardinal George Alencherry... Read more

Cardinal George Alencherry, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly, at a Mass said in St. Peter's Basilica, Oct. 12, 2014.

Pope praises 'beautiful, complex' diversity of Catholic Churches in India

Oct 10, 2017

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis on Tuesday said the variety of Catholic Churches and rites in India is a richness for the country... Read more

2014 Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India, held in Kerala.

Pope approves new bishop for Syro-Malabar eparchy in India

Sep 2, 2014

Pope Francis on Friday approved the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church’s decision to name Bishop George Njaralakatt as the new archbishop for... Read more

Fr. Joy Alappat, who was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Syro-Malabarese Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Chicago July 24, 2014, celebrates liturgy. Photo courtesy of the Eparchy of St. Thomas.

New auxiliary bishop for US Syro-Malabar eparchy named

Jul 24, 2014

Pope Francis on Thursday named a Chicago-area priest to become an auxiliary bishop of the Syro-Malabarese Eparchy of Saint Thomas... Read more