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H.H. Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas consecrated
Very Rev. Raban Yeldo Pathical as Archbishop of the
Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church
in North America at Monastery of St.Aphrem the Syrian,
in Marat Sayyidna, Damascus, Syria on 4 January 2004,
9.00 AM. Raban Yeldo Elia assumed the name "MOR TITHOS".
With the consecration, the Malankara Church now has 15
bishops.

Their Eminences Mor Gregorious Joseph (Kochi) the synod
secretary of Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church,
Mor Julius Kuriakose- secretary to His Holiness the
Patriarch, Mor Osthathius Matharohom (Syria),
Mor severius Saka Musal (Iraq), Mor Silvanos
Pathros (Homs), Mor Athanasius Elia, Mor Cyril
Aprom (America) assisted His Holiness in the
consecration ceremonies.

1st secretary of the Indian Embassy in Damascus
Mr.R.C.Manchanda, monks, nuns, friends, his mother
Mrs.Sosamma Kuriakose, sister Mrs.Ajitha Babu,
brother-in-law Mr.Babu Vargheese Thenungal and
faithful witnessed the consecration.

The newly consecrated archbishop thanked His Holiness
the Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka 1 Iwas and all those
who were present. He pledged his fidelity to the church
and promised to be faithful in imparting the teachings
of the church to the faithful.

Consecration photos can be viewed in our Photo gallery
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