Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

Syro Malabar Church

The St Thomas Cross, a traditional cross used in the Syro Malabar Church.

Total population

around 3.8 million

Founder

St. Thomas the Apostle

Regions with significant populations

·India

2,850,000 [1]

·United States

150,000

·United Arab Emirates

200,000

·Canada

50,000

·Australia

75,000

·Germany

50,000

·United Kingdom

60,000

·Saudi Arabia

100,000

·Oman

50,000

·Qatar

50,000

·Kuwait

50,000

·Ireland

60,000

Religions

Christianity

Scriptures

Bible

Languages

Vernacular:

Malayalam, English

Liturgical:

Syriac, Malayalam, English

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church is a Chaldean tradition or East Syrian Rite, Major Archiepiscopal Church in Full communion with the Roman Catholic Church. It is one of the 22 sui iuris Eastern Catholic Churches in the Catholic Church.

From: Wikipedia



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