Saturday, January 22, 2011

New Malankara Orthodox Diocese of Punalur to Enthrone First Metropolitan

This Sunday Catholicos Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II of the East of the schismatic Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church will enthrone Metropolitan Yuhanon Mar Theodoros of Kottarakara and Punalur at St. John's Church in Chemmanthoor, Punalur. Metropolitan Mar Theodoros will be the first hierarch to serve the newly created Diocese of Kottarakara and Punalur. Most of the metropolitans of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church are expected to attend the enthronement celebrations. More here.

Pictured is Metropolitan Mar Theodore.

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