Dear All, Saints and Lay saints The concepts about saints in Jacobite church was different in earlier days.Declaring some one as saint in our church came up
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Malankara World Journal Issue 302, Theme: Jesus and Temple Tax (August 28, 2015) The Malankara World Journal Issue 302 (August 28, 2015) is available onlineicbsinc
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