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784Re: CHURCH AND POLITICS

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  • thomas_pa1
    Jun 10, 2002
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      Dear Thomas, St. Demetrius, the Patriarch of Alexandria sent
      St. Pantaenus to India to preach Christian fiath of School
      of Alexandria. This is reported in the history of St. Eusebius.

      -Thomas



      --- In SOCM-FORUM@y..., "V Thomas" wrote:
      > Dear ALL,
      > Today's world is small due to better communication and trans port.
      Something
      > happens any corner of the world it is known to every one through
      media.
      > Hence things come to light very fast. People view things and
      criticize
      > actions. Pope/bishops no one is exempted. This quarrel and fights
      were there
      > always among men.
      > Roman church persecuted all other Christians for power and
      > number(popularity). They have forcibly taken our people in India,to
      their
      > fold. Same thing they have done
      > all over the world. But that does not mean there any faithful among
      them.
      > There would have been silent, insignificant Gods children among
      them,who
      > will inherit heaven.
      >
      > Why, fight was among the first line of Christ's disciple's .We
      cannot be
      > more informed about Christ words and actions than them. We cannot be
      holier
      > than them.
      > (Even though we have holier people to whom saint hood awarded as
      Oscars).
      >
      > The bishops who came from Syria it took 3-4 years to reach
      India.Enroute
      > many died and killed. They were driven and guided by Christian
      spirit.
      > Today orthodox people say they came for money.They can not
      understand any
      > thing more than money.They are the people who occupy
      > Church property.They drive God,to court.
      > Even today our tradition is same and a vast majority of the people
      live in
      > the same tradition and devotion. We can see them in our churches
      > We can see the shine on faces, through Holy Communion they are part
      of
      > Christ body, they are Gods children. They are the real Christians.
      >
      > Dear Kuruvilla do not get disheartened by the who fight, have an eye
      on
      > position and ditch each other and say all this
      > is for Gods sake,prompted by Holy Ghost.Try to emulate the real Gods
      > children.
      > Love
      > vmt
      >
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: "kuriakose george"@... [mailto:"kuriakose
      > george"@...]
      > Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 12:39 PM
      > To: SOCM-FORUM@y...
      > Subject: [SOCM-FORUM] CHURCH AND POLITICS
      >
      > Dear All,
      >
      > I read recent posting on this forum about Indian Presidential
      nomination
      > (whether PCA, BP, Narayanan, Fr Kallapara etc). I have fully
      convinced
      > that I am not at all wrong in my opinion about US ( the great
      traditional
      > MALANKARA SYRIAN CHRISTIANS whether it is orthodox/Jacobite)..
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