Pages from History: Birth of Mathews Mar Athanasius Metropolitan (1818)

25 April, 1818: Birth of Mathews Mar Athanasius Metropolitan (d.16 Jul 1877) He became Bishop at the age 24 in February 1842. He was the Metropolitan of the Mar Thoma Syrian Church from 1842 to 1877.

As the head of the church he worked hard for the education of the clergy and raising the moral standards of ordinary people. He was one of the ablest bishops the Syrian Churches ever had.

Mathews Mar Athanasius Metropolitan

Mathews Mar Athanasius Metropolitan

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