The Knanaya Association, the supreme decision making body of the
Knanaya Archdiocese of Syriac Orthodox Church in Malankara
which met on 26 March 2007, Wednesday at
Chingavanam, has elected two auxiliary bishops for the community. Rev.
Kuriakose Kolath vicar of Knanaya Church, Ranni and Rev. Job
Thottathil, vicar of St. Peters & St. Paul Church, UK were elected
by the 317 member body through split votes. Rev. Thottathil received
214 votes. Rev. Kolath received 187 votes. The meeting was chaired by
Archbishop Kuriakose Mor Savarios, head of the Knanaya archdiocese.
SOCM News Bureau - Chingavanam