Appointments
AElevation of the Apostolic Exarchate of St. Ephrem of Khadki of the Syro-Malankara (India) to the Eparchy and appointment of the first Eparchial Bishop (23-11-2019)
The Holy Father has elevated the Apostolic Exarchate of St. Ephrem of Khadki of the Syro-Malankaresi to the Eparchy, and has appointed first Eparchial Bishop HE Msgr. Thomas Mar Anthonios (Valiyavilayil) OIC, until now Apostolic Exarch, transferring him from the titular office of Igilgili.
 
HE Msgr. Thomas Mar Anthonios (Valiyavilayil)
 
He was born November 21, 1955 in Adoor, in the Archieparchy of Trivandrum. He is a religious belonging to the Order of the Imitation of Christ , where he made his first profession on January 15, 1974 and perpetual profession on December 9, 1980. He was ordained a priest on December 27, 1980. He later received his doctorate in law canon to the Pontifical Oriental Institute. Besides English and Malayalam, he speaks Italian, German, Hindi, Syriac and Greek and Latin law.
 
After ordination, he held the following positions: Superior of various convents; Director of the boarding school, in Kottayam; Postulancy Master; Treasurer; Chaplain and Parish Priest; Professor in St. Mary's Malankara Major Seminary in Trivandrum and in other Major Seminars; General Councilor of his Institute and Postulator of the cause of beatification of the Servant of God Mar Ivanios; Chancellor of the Major Archiepiscopal Curia of the Syro-Malankara Church.
 
Elected Bishop of the Curia on 25 January 2010, he was assigned the Titular Headquarters of Igilgili. On March 26, 2015, His Holiness Pope Francis appointed him the first Apostolic Exarch of St. Ephrem of Khadki of the Syro-Malankara.
 
Informative note
 
The Eparchy of St. Ephrem of Khadki of the Syro-Malankara
 
The new Eparchy, subject to the Major Archbishop and the Synod of Bishops of the Syro-Malankara Church according to the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, extends over the States of Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as well as parts of the States of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
 
The territorium proprium of the Greater Syro-Malankara Archiepiscopal Church is extended to the borders of the new Eparchy
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