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Kakkanad Meeting and Maximum illud

We are called to witness Christ in the world. Church is missionary.

Transfer and New Arrangements in the Archeparchy of Kottayam

New Appointments are with effect from August 01, 2019

വിശ്വസ തീഷ്ണത നില നിർത്തിയ തോമശ്ലീഹ : മാർ ജോസഫ് പണ്ടാരശേരി

DUKRANA thirunnal, message by Mar Joseph Pandarasseril

Angels Meet and Young Missionaries’ Gathering at Chaithanya

God is our father and He loves us. Let us share this message to all: Mar Mathew Moolakkatt

Media Education: Guideline to the Users

A scientific article speaks of the importance of media awareness and education to the children and the new social media users.

Social Media Awareness is an important risk we face: Pope Francis

Pope Francis warned that while Social Media can connect people it can also lead people to live in isolation, without direct human contact.

The Eparchy of Kottayam was erected exclusively for the Southist (Knanaya) Catholics in 1911. The Knanaya Community traces its origin from a group of Jewish-Christian emigrants from Southern Mesopotamia to the South Indian port of Cranganore in AD 345, who formed themselves into an endogamous community. They co-existed peacefully in the Indian nation and fulfilled their missionary purpose of re-invigorating the Church of St Thomas Christians. The original community consisted of about 400 persons belonging to 72 families of seven septs headed by Thomas of Kynai. A bishop by name Uraha Mar Yousef, four priests and several deacons were among them.


As the Catholicos of the East had promised the emigrants that he would send from time to time bishops to India, Uraha Mar Yousef had successors till the end of the 16th century.

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