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.
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... church met together and elected Archdeacon Thomas as their leader ... 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 hands of 12 leading priests ... The other section of Christians under the Roman Catholic Church did not consider Mar Thoma I as a bishop due to the nature of his ordination, and many of ...
... 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 Succeeded by Mar Thoma III ...
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