New Metropolitans Assigned Episcopal Sees

The Metropolitans who were consecrated on May 12, 2010, at Mar Elia Cathedral, Kottayam, have been appointed their Episcopal Sees.  After consultation with the Managing Committee and recommendation of the Holy Episcopal Synod of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, their assignments are as follows:  

  • His Grace Metropolitan Dr. Yuhanon Mar Demetrios - Assistant Metropolitan of Delhi Diocese
  • His Grace Metropolitan Dr. Yuhanon Mar Theovodoros - Diocese of Kottarakara - Punaloor
  • His Grace Metropolitan Yakob Mar Elias - Diocese of Brahmavar
  • His Grace Metropolitan Joshua Mar Nicodemus - Diocese of Nilackal
  • His Grace Metropolitan Dr. Zachariah Mar Aphrem - Diocese of Adoor - Kadampanad
  • His Grace Metropolitan Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios - Diocese of Ahmedabad
  • His Grace Metropolitan Abraham Mar Seraphim - Diocese of Bangalore

Please click here for the Ecclesiastical Order from His Holiness the Catholicos of the East. 

May God grant wisdom, grace, and strength to these Hierarchs as they shepherd their new Dioceses

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