Mar Thoma Church

Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church

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Founder

Saint Thomas the Apostle

Independence

Apostolic Era

Recognition

Independent Hierarchical Church

Primate

His Grace The Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan

Headquarters

Tiruvalla, Kerala, India

Territory

Universal

Possessions

Australia, Canada, Germany, Middle East (Gulf Region), Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland.

Language

Malayalam, English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Syriac (eastern).

Adherents

One Million Worldwide[1]

Website

www.marthomasyrianchurch.org

The Mar Thoma Church is a Christian denomination based in Kerala, the south-western state of India. The Mar Thoma Church defines it self as “Apostolic in origin Universal in nature, Biblical in faith, Evangelical in principle, Ecumenical in outlook, Oriental in worship, Democratic in function, and Episcopal in character.”[2]. It is independent and indigenous. Its regular work as well as special projects are almost entirely financed by contributions from its members at home and abroad. It is currently in communion with the Anglican Communion and the Malabar Independent Syrian Church.

From: Wikipedia



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