Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil, C.SS.R. † Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil, C.SS.R. †
Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly, India
Cardinal Priest of San Bernardo alle Terme
May 29, 1927
Feb 21, 2001
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English Apr 17, 2011
Tearful Adieu to Cardinal
German Apr 17, 2011
Kardinal Vithayathil, Großerzbischof der syro-malabarischen Kirche verstorben
German Apr 17, 2011
Kardinal Varkey Vithayathil CSsR im Alter von 84 Jahren gestorben
Papst Benedikt sendet Beileidtelegramm
French Apr 17, 2011
India: domenica migliaia di persone ai funerali del cardinale Vithayathil
English Apr 02, 2011
Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil Pass Away
Cardinal Mar Varkey Vithayathil, C.S.S.R, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, died of cardiac arrest at 2 pm Indian Time today in Lisie Hospital, Ernakulam, Kochi.
French May 09, 2010
Le card. Vingt-Trois invite les jeunes à se poser la question du sacerdoce
Homélie de la messe d’ordination du nouvel évêque de Beauvais
English Nov 22, 2009
Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil Critical
Italian Mar 11, 2009
Il cardinale Vithayathil: il futuro governo indiano promuova la libertà religiosa
German Oct 22, 2008
Kardinal Vithayathil zur Bischofssynode
Kardinal Varkey VITHAYATHIL, C.SS.R., Großerzbischof von Ernakulam-Angamaly der Syro-Malabaren, Vorsitzender der Synode der syrisch-malabarischen Kirche (INDIEN)
English Oct 13, 2008
Cardinal Vithayathil hospitalized in Vatican
Major Archbishop Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, who was in Vatican for attending an ongoing Bishops’ Synod, was hospitalized following severe back pain. The 81-year-old cardinal who reached early October was also expected to attend the Oct. 12 ceremony of canonization of Sister Alphonsa, a popular Catholic nun died in 1946.
English Sept 19, 2008
Christian community living in fear: Cardinal
The continuing attacks on religious minorities had pushed the Christian community in a state of fear and anxiety, Syro Malabar Major Archbishop Cardinal Mar Varkey Vithayathil said on Thursday.
English Apr 28, 2008
Cardinal Vithayathil Counts On Cooperation Among Rites For New Diocese
Cooperation among India's three Catholic rites will help the Oriental Syro-Malabar Church (SMC) have a diocese in India's national capital, according to Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil of Ernakulam Angamaly.
English Feb 20, 2008
Cardinal Vithayathil elected new president of Indian bishops
The newly-elected president talks to AsiaNews about his priorities: the unity of the Catholic Church, the defence of the downtrodden and the protection of religious freedom. He stresses the need for dialogue and tolerance. He receives Cardinal’s Gracias best wishes.
Italian Feb 19, 2008
la comunicazione della fede è un dovere primario
“La comunicazione della fede è il dovere principale di ogni Vescovo”, ha dichiarato l'Arcivescovo Maggiore della Chiesa cattolica siro-malabar, il Cardinale Varkey Vithayathil, questo lunedì a Jamshedpur (India).
English Nov 22, 2007
Cardinal Vithayathil Demands Countrywide Jurisdiction For Indian Rites
Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil says the simmering inter-rite tension in the Indian Church can end only if the Vatican grants the two Oriental rites countrywide jurisdiction.
English Aug 05, 2007
Church differences with Govt. far from over
The Syro Malabar church today said no solution had been reached on the differences with LDF government over minority community-run-educational institutions.
English Jul 31, 2007
Kerala Christians pledge to defend their institutions
Thousands of believers attending mass yesterday at parishes in central Kerala took oath to defend their faith and institutions against the “attempt to encroach upon their rights” by the state’s Left Democratic front (LDF) government.
English Jul 24, 2007
Ready for talks with Government: Cardinal
To end the standoff between Church, Government.
English Jul 13, 2007
Syro-Malabar Leaders Ask Communist Government To Leave Church Institutions Alone
Some Church leaders in Kerala have threatened to launch a stir against the state's communist-led government, which they accuse of infringing on Christians' rights.
English Jul 11, 2007
Cardinal calls for moderation
Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil made an appeal here on Tuesday for creating an atmosphere of understanding between those ruling the State and the managements of self-financing educational institutions.
English Jun 12, 2007
Cardinal targets corruption in church educational institutions
Lay leaders and others have welcomed Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil's move to weed out corruption from church educational institutions.
English Jun 09, 2007
80th Birthday Greetings to Major ArchBp Cardinal Varkey
Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil C Ss.R.
Father and Head of the Syro Malabar Church
Major Archbishop of Ernakulam –Angamaly
English Nov 01, 2006
Cardinal condemns police raid in Divine Retreat Centre
Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, Major Archbishop of the Syro Malabar Church on Saturday said the raid by the Kerala police on the world famous Divine Retreat Centre was “unnecessary and uncalled for.”
German Sept 12, 2006
"Die Familie ist die Arena, in der die göttlichen Geheimnisse gelebt werden"
Hirtenbrief zum Thema Ehe und Familie
English Sept 11, 2006
Pastoral Letter
Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil, the Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly, to the Archbishops, Bishops, priests, Men and Women Religious and Lay Faithful of the Syro-Malabar Church, blessings and peace in our Lord Jesus Christ.
English Jul 12, 2006
Achuthanandan's remark most unfortunate: Cardinal
Taking a strong exception to Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's remark that Christian religious leaders were making money running educational institutions in Kerala, Cardinal Mar Varkey Vithyathil Monday said the comment was most unfortunate.
English Jun 24, 2006
Cardinal Varkey Says "Forced Conversion" Laws Really About Stopping All Conversions
Says some high caste Hindus fear losing cheap labor of converted lower caste “untouchables”
English Jun 21, 2006
LifeSiteNews Interview With Cardinal Varkey in Cochin, India
In the southern Indian state of Kerala, Cardinal Varkey Vitheryathil is the leader of the state’s largest Christian denomination, the Syro Malabar Catholic Church. On May 30 LifeSiteNews visited the Cardinal in the official Archbishop’s House in the city of Cochin, the commercial capital of Kerala.
English May 17, 2006
Da Vinci Code maligns Christ: Cardinal Vithayathil
Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, Major Archbishop of the Syro Malabar Church says the controversial film Da Vinci Code distorts history and maligns the adorable person Jesus Christ and his message.
English May 17, 2006
Cardinal says drunken driving a sin
Drunken driving is a sin that ought to be confessed, says India Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil in a recent pastoral letter.
English May 07, 2006
Cardinal pronounces Kerala priest 'Blessed'
About 60,000 people gathered on April 30 in a village in the southern India's Kerala state for the beatification of a priest who died 32 years ago.
English May 06, 2006
Honour the virtuous and the holy: Cardinal Vithayathil
Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, the Major Archbisop of Syro Malabar Church says it is an honour and blessing that Pope Benedict XVI has deputed him for the first time to preside over the beatification ceremony of Father Augustine Thevarparambil.
English Feb 11, 2006
Don’t misuse religion for political purposes
Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, Major Archbishop of the Syro Malabar Church has led religious leaders in flaying the misuse of religion for narrow political gains in India.
English Dec 15, 2005
Religious harmony in Bahrain hailed
A visiting Christian leader yesterday praised the spirit of religious harmony in Bahrain. Bahrain is a true example of a nation which respects all faiths and religions, said His Eminence Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, the Major Archbishop of the Catholic Church's Syro Malabar Rite in India.
Spanish Apr 15, 2005
Varkey Vithayathil, cardenal de la Iglesia india siro-malabar
El cardenal Varkey Vithayathil es arzobispo mayor de Ernakulam-Angamaly de la Iglesia siro-malabar, comunidad de católicos situados en la costa Malabar, al suroeste de la India, en el Estado de Kerala.
German Apr 05, 2005
„Das Geheimnis der Vitalität der syro-malabarischen Kirche“, so Kardinal Vakrey Vithayathil, „sind die drei Pfeiler, auf die unsere seelsorgliche Tätigkeit gründet: Eucharistie, Verehrung der Gottesmutter und Gehorsam gegenüber dem Papst“
German Apr 05, 2005
Indischer Kardinal will mehr Unabhängigkeit vom Vatikan
"Wir sollten nicht für alles nach Rom rennen müssen", schreibt der Großerzbischof von Ernakulam-Angamaly in der Erstausgabe der neuen katholischen Wochenzeitung "Sathyadeepam". Der innerkirchliche Zentralismus müsse dringend aufgebrochen werden.
German Nov 18, 2004
Interview mit dem Großerzbischof von Enrakulam-Angamaly, Kardinal Vakrey Vithayathil
„Das Geheimnis der Vitalität der syro-malabarischen Kirche“, so Kardinal Vithayathil, „sind die drei Pfeiler, auf die unsere seelsorgliche Tätigkeit gründet: Eucharistie, Verehrung der Gottesmutter und Gehorsam gegenüber dem Papst“
German Nov 18, 2004
Indischer Kardinal will mehr Unabhängigkeit vom Vatikan
Der indische Kardinal Varkey Vithayathil hat mehr Unabhängigkeit der Ortskirchen vom Vatikan gefordert.
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