Mar Thoma II

Mar Thoma II was the second Metropolitan of the Malankara Church from 1670 to 1686. During his period a number of bishops from Syria came to Kerala. Due to persecutions and the dangerous routes none of them could return.

Read more about Mar Thoma II:  Introduction, Early Life., Consecration, Visits By Foreign Bishops, Church Administration, Last Days

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Mar Thoma II - Last Days
... On April 14, 1686 while Mar Thoma II was at Niranam church, there was thunderstorm ... Mar Thoma was struck by lightning and died ... He was laid to rest inside Niranam church (Niranam St.Mary's Orthodox Church) Preceded by Mar Thoma I Metropolitan of the Malankara Church 1670–1686 ...
Indian Orthodox Church - History - Reign of The Marthoma Metropolitans (1653–1816)
... elders (Idavaka Mooppens) of the church met together and elected Archdeacon Thomas as their leader ... This was followed by a general meeting at Allangad on 22 May 1653 where Archdeacon Thomas was elevated to the status of bishop with the title Mar Thoma I by laying on of ... years there was no response eventually Mar Gregorios Abdul Jaleel, the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem arrived in 1665 and regularised the ordination of Mar Thoma I ...

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