Today, incense remains in use by Christians in Eastern Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and some Lutheran churches, as well as in the emergent church movement. Thus, any form of smudging or sage burning tied to pagan rituals, auras, evil spirits, and negative energies, goes against biblical teaching.
Morning star church The biggest church in India is Morning star church in Velankanni with around a seating capacity of 10,000 people. It’s is a Roman Catholic church. This is the list of cathedrals in India sorted by denomination.
The church consists of 24 particular churches and almost 3,500 dioceses and eparchies around the world.
CSI-St. George’s Church CSI-St.George’s Church is the oldest church in the city of Hyderabad, India. It was built in 1844 AD by the Church Missionary Society (CMS) and has been unionized in 1947 into the Church of South India, a uniting Church.
Adding to its beauty, the history of this Old Goa Church is also very interesting. Constructed by the Portuguese ruler, Afonso de Albuquerque, for celebrating the victory of capturing a city in Goa; it stands tall from 1510 and has Portuguese-Manueline architecture.
Churches and convents of Goa
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|S Cathedral holds the miraculous cross and is one of the largest cathedrals in Asia.|
|Criteria||Cultural: (ii), (iv), (vi)|
Churches in Hyderabad:
|George’s Church||Basheer Bagh|
|Centenary Methodist Church||Mahesh Nagar Colony|
|Thomas Mar Thoma Church||HUDA Colony, Chanda Nagar|
|All Saints Church||Trimulgherry, Secunderabad|
|Alphonsus Catholic Church||Nandi Nagar, Banjara Hills|
Medak Cathedral at Medak in Telangana, India, is one of the largest churches in India and has been the cathedral church of the Diocese of Medak of the Church of South India since 1947. …
The diocese began with thirteen parishes. … Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.
|Diocese of Dallas|
|Ecclesiastical province||Province VII|
153 congregations The 153 congregations in the Diocese of Texas have ministries, locally and abroad. … Episcopal Diocese of Texas.
|Diocese of Texas|
|Cathedral||Christ Church Cathedral, Houston|
|Bishop||C. Andrew Doyle|
|Suffragans||Jeff W. Fisher Kathryn ‘Kai’ Ryan Hector Monterroso|