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The Most Rev. Arch-Chorepiscopa Kurian Kaniyamparambil entered eternal rest

October,20 2015

Kerala-India: With submission to the will of God, and with great sorrow, the world famous Syriac Orthodox Scholar our beloved Most Rev. Arch-Chorepiscopa (Koruzo da-Shroro) Dr. Kurian Kaniyamparambil reposed to the Lord at his home in Kanjiramattom, India.

He was 103 years old. He has translated large volumes of Orthodox prayers from Syriac to the South Indian language of Malayalam.

The late Arch-Chorepiscopa has also served as the Priest Trustee of the Syriac Orthodox Church in India. He was one of the most respected Orthodox Priest in India.

May God rest his soul with the company of His saints.


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The Western Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch, providing spiritual guidance and leadership to the Syriac Orthodox community, is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization comprised of 18 churches and parishes in 17 western states. It was established in 1952 as the Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church encompassing the entire United States and Canada. In November 1995 by the Holy Synod, the Western Archdiocese was formed to exclusively serve the 17 states of the western half United States.

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