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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apr 05, 2005 Interview
„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“
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.