Thursday, June 14, 2012

List of Major Archbishops of Ernakulam-Angamaly

List of Major Archbishops of Ernakulam-Angamaly

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly is the head of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly inErnakulamKeralaIndia. The Major Archbishop, a position equivalent to Patriarch and locally called as the Kasolicos/Catholicos and Gate of All India , is the head of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church.
The archdiocese was established in 1896, when the first archbishop was appointed. In 1923 the hierarchy of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church was established, and the Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly was elevated to Major Archbishop and given authority over the whole church.

Archbishops of Ernakulam-Angamaly

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