Malabar Independent Syrian Church

Malabar Independent Syrian church

Classification

Eastern Church

Geographical area

Kerala

Founder

Abraham Mar Koorilose

Origin

1772.

Separated from

Malankara Syrian Church

Congregations

16

Members

35,000

Hospitals

1

Primary schools

3

Secondary schools

1

The Malabar Independent Syrian Church also known as Thozhiyur Sabah (Church) is a Christian denomination in Kerala, India. The term Independent denotes that it is independent from the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate; the term Syrian in its name refers to the Church’s use of the West Syrian Rite and the Church’s embrace of the West Syriac tradition in general.

From: Wikipedia



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