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Catholicos, plural Catholicoi, is a title used for the head of certain churches in some Eastern Christian traditions. The title implies autocephaly and in some cases it is the title of the head of an autonomous church. The word comes from ancient Greek καθολικός, pl. καθολικοί, derived from καθ' ὅλου (kath'olou, "generally") from κατά (kata, "down") and ὅλος. The Catholicos of the East and his people: being the impressions of five years' work in the "Archbishop of Canterbury's Assyrian mission," an account of the religious and secular life and opinions of the Eastern Syrian Christians of Kurdistan and Northern Persia (known also as Nestorians). The Church of the East (Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܕܡܕܢܚܐ ʿĒḏtā d-Maḏenḥā), also called the Persian Church or Nestorian Church, was a Christian church of the East Syriac rite established c. It was one of three major branches of Eastern Christianity that arose from the Christological controversies of the 5th and 6th centuries, alongside the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Founder: Thomas the Apostle, by its tradition. Describes the life and customs, both ancient and modern, of the modern Assyrians ("Nestorians") who formed in the nineteenth century a remarkable outpost of Christianity in the Middle East. The authors rely in their descriptions on the Sunhadus, or Book of Canon Law, which governs that Church even : $
Catholicos is the title used by head bishops of regions outside the Roman Empire having self ecclesiastical and autonomous status from the ancient period. The word "Catholicos" means "Universal" - the same word from which the name of the Catholic Church also derives.. By the fifth century the Bishops in major cities like Rome, Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch etc. gained control over the Founder: St. Thomas the Apostle. Introduction 'CATHOLICOS OF THE EAST' was originally the title conferred to the ecclesiastical head of the Christian congregation in the erstwhile Persian Empire that extended from Mesopotamia in the west, to the boundaries of the present day Afghanistan and Northern India in the east. In the beginning the bishop who assumed this title was known as MAJOR METROPOLITAN / CATHOLICOS OF . His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos His Holiness Aram I was born in Beirut, Lebanon in He studied at the Armenian Theological Seminary in Antelias, the Near East School of Theology in Lebanon, the American University of Beirut, the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey in Switzerland and at Fordham University in New York. Catholicos Karekin I, who has died of throat cancer a was one of the indisputably great Christian leaders of the second half of the 20th century, and also a great friend of : Michael Bourdeaux.
[PDF] The Catholicos Of The East And His People Arthur John Maclean, William Henry Browne - pdf download free book Download The Catholicos Of The East And His People PDF, The Catholicos Of The East And His People by Arthur John Maclean, William Henry Browne Download, PDF The Catholicos Of The East And His People. First Catholicos of the East: His Holiness Baselios Paulos I (15th September – 2nd May ) Second Catholicos of the East: His Holiness Baselios Geevarghese I (30th April – 17 December ) Third Catholicos of the East: His Holiness Baselios Geevarghese II (15 February – 3 January ) Fourth Catholicos of the East: His Holiness Baselios Augen I (22 May – 8. His Holiness Baselios Paulos I,The First Catholicos of the East in Malankara (–) His Holiness was born on 19 January to Murimattom Kurian and Mariamma in Kolencherry. He received deaconship from Cheppad Mar Dionysius in and in he was ordained as Priest by Metropolitan Yuyakim Mar Kurilos. Biography of His Holiness, The Assyrian Martyr, The Late, Mar Eshai Shimun XXIII (23) Catholicos Patriarch of The East, prior to his assassination. HEAD OF THE CHURCH. His Holiness Mar Eshai Shimun XXIII is the Catholicos Patriarch of the Church of the East. As such, he is the Supreme Head of the Church and its Universal Pastor.