The 3rd Apostolic visit of His Holiness the Patriarch of Antioch & All the East to INDIA




The Holy Church has beatified six prelates entombed in Malankara (India). It includes both Indian as well as Syrian fathers from the 17th century. The names of the Church fathers who have been beatified are given below.


Indian Fathers

1. St. Gregorios Geevarghese, 1902 - (Chathuruthy Kochu Thirumeni,  entombed at Parumala)

2. St. Athanasius Paulose, the Malankara Metropolitan, 1953 - (Valiya Thirumeni, entombed at Aluva)


Syrian Fathers

1. St. Ignatius Elias III, the Patriarch of Antioch & all the East, 1932 - (entombed at Manjanikkara)

2. St. Baselios Yeldho, 1685 - (Maphriyono, entombed at Kothamangalam)

3. St. Gregorios Abdul Jaleel, 1681 - (Metropolitan of Jerusalem, entombed at Paravur)

4. St. Osthatheos Sleeba, 1930 - (Patriarchal delegate, entombed at Kunnamkulam)



External Links:

1. List of former Indian prelates & the Syrian Prelates who came to India: 




@ MSCR  -  Malankara Syriac Christian Resources