H. G. Dr. Mathews Mar Severios named as the Supreme Head of Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church - Smiocbristol
His Grace Dr Mathews Mar Severios, Metropolitan of the Diocese of Kandanad is formally elected as the 9th Catholicos of the East, and 22nd Malankara Metropolitan. The 57th meeting of the Malankara Syrian Christian Association held at Parumala, Kerala on the 14th October 2021, the apex body of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, comprising priests and laity representatives from all parishes of the Church, ratified the Orthodox Church Synod's decision to enthrone H. G. Dr. Mathews Mar Severios Metropolitan as the next Catholicos of East and the Supreme Head of the Church.
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We celebrate the fifth Sunday of Great Lent as 'Kfiphtho', remembering the Crippled Woman who received compassion and healing from Jesus Christ.
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