- Dear All,
Simhasana churches are those that are directly under the control of the Patirarch or a Bishop specifically appointed by the Patriarch. These chruches are not part of Malankara Sabha. They are separate and apart from the Malankara hierarchy. The temporal and spiritual administration is vested with the Patriarch. They are not party to the different offical bodies of the Malankara Sabha. Some of them have their own constitutions wheras most of them are without a general body or a administrative set of parish.
Fr. Mani Rajan
- Dear Achan
Thank you for the reply. Now another questionhas come up. What is the basis of selecting a church to be simhasana church or not. Even in normal churchs, we honor the word of His holiness, the patriarch. Then
wat is this "control" of patriarch.