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Managing Committee Proposes Dioceses to the Seven New Shepherds

KOTTAYAM: The Malankara Managing Committee convened at the Old Seminary on August 3, 2010 put forth proposals to assign dioceses to the newly consecrated Metropolitans of Malankara. The Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan Baselius Marthoma Didymus I presided over the meeting.

Metropolitan Dr. Youhanon Mar Dimithrios will assist Metropolitan Job Mar Philoxenos in the Delhi Diocese. Metropolitan Yaqob Mar Elias will take charge of Brahmavar Diocese. Metropolitan Dr. Youhanon Mar Theodoros is to lead Diocese of Kottarakkara. Metropolitan Joshua Mar Nichodemus was assigned with Nilackal Diocese. Metropolitan Dr. Zachariah Mar Aprem will shepherd Adoor Diocese. Metropolitan Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios will be at the helm of Ahamedabad Diocese. Dr. Abraham Mar Seraphim is entrusted with the Bangalore Diocese.

The Malankara Managing Committee has forwarded this proposal to the ongoing Holy Episcopal Synod and at the end of the Holy Synod the Catholicos of Malankara and the Malankara Metropolitan will issue necessary orders to this effect to complete the diocese assignment process.