Patriarch canonises Maphriyano Sakkralla Mor Baselios
The Patriarch His Holiness Moran Mor Iganatius Zakka I Iwas, raised
Sakkralla Mor Baselios Maphriyano to sainthood at a ceremony
organized at the St. Mary's Jacobite Syrian Church, Kandanad, where
the saint is entombed. The Patriarch, accompanied by Catholicose and
metropolitans also raised the St. Mary's Church to the status of a
Sakkralla Mor Baselios Maphriyano is the second of the holy fathers
of the Jacobite Church being canonised in a span of two days, taking
the total number of saints in the Church to eight.
The Patriarch will also beatify Paulose Mor Kurilose at a function
being organized at Panampady, Kottayam, on Friday.
The Patriarch who is on his 4th Apostolic visit to India had declared
Euyakim Mor Kurlios a saint at a ceremony organized on Monday at
Mulanthuruthy Mar Thoman Church.
BIOGRAPHY of Maphryono
SOCM News Bureau - Kochi