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Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II (Syriac: ܡܪܢ ܡܪܝ ܐܝܓܢܛܝܘܣ ܐܦܪܝܡ ܬܪܝܢܐ Moran Mor[y] Ignaṭius Afrem Trayono, Arabic: مار إغناطيوس أفرام الثاني‎ Mār Iġnāṭīūs Afrām al-Ṯānī; born as Saʿid Karim on May 3, 1965) is the patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church. He became the 123rd Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch when he was enthroned as patriarch in Damascus on May 29, 2014. Before his election to the patriarchate, he was Archbishop for the Eastern United States of America, and known as Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim in that post.In that role, he established 11 new parishes, introduced a number of new programs for the youth, and worked for inter-church unity.

 

 

 

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Catholicos of India is an ecclesiastical office in the Syriac Orthodox Church, the head of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church in Kerala, India. He is the Catholicos/Maphrian of the Jacobite Syrian Church, and functions at an ecclesiastical rank second to the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch. The jurisdiction of the Syriac Orthodox Catholicos is limited to India and Indian diaspora, although he is often invited to preside over Syriac Orthodox functions abroad. The current Catholicos of India is Catholicos Baselios Thomas I, who was consecrated in 2002.

 

 

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Metropolitan His Grace Zacharias Mor Philoxenos is the Patriarchal Vicar and Metropolitan of Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church. Mor Philoxenos is also Metropolitan for the Malabar diocese of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church of Malankara Syriac Orthodox Church, and the Chairman of Thoothutty centres.

 

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Vicar: Fr. Geevarghese (Aneesh) Kavalayil

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