Ms Gurgan & Co. (Inc.) Germany
- Dear Joshua
You said, "the new bosses of the other side(IOC) kept diplomatic-silence and did not take any canonical action against those bishops(Mannuthy and Muvattpuzha)" about the Gurgan consecration. But You might be wrong in this statement(diplomatic silence of IOC) because without Devalokam's hundred per cent support the departed bishpos would not have the courage to consecrate gurgan dismantling all canonical procedures. They are not original Devalokam bishops so they would hesitate to take such action. Instead what Devalokam did was waited and watched the sutuation about how the Jacobite Church and other Syrian churhces in Kerala do respond to the consecration. But none of it took it seriously because it was purely an internal affair of Devalokam, and after that the Devalokam Synod accepted Gurgan as Bishop(contrary to Didimos Kaplapan as "Ayaal"). Now it is the responsibility of only Devalokam for this confused situation. Alas! they cannot solve this situation because Devalokam itself is a confused church, borne out of thurst for glory, power and money.
Interstingly Devalokam is going to celebrate the centenary of the
re-establishment of Catholicate in 2012 and the procedures for that has already started. In fact the 1912 Catholicate was established by ousted bishop from Antioch. After hundred years another ousted "person" from Antioch is re-reestablishing the Catholicate in malankara. So Devalokam can increasingly celebrate the 100 years of Catholicate in malankara with two Catholicates.
J M. Paul