Mor Gregorios Kuriakose
(Bishop of Kallisserry region of the Knanaya Archdiocese)


Born - 16 January 1954
Family Name - Chaluparambil House, Mannar
Parish Church -  
Education - Post Graduation in Economics from Christian College, Indore
Theological Studies -

B.D. from Dublin Holy Gost Missionary College, Ireland

M.Th. from Paurasthya vidyapeedom, Vadavathoor

Korooyo - 28 January 1975 (ordained by H.G. Abraham Mor Clemis)
Kassisso - 28 August 1980 (ordained by H.G. Abraham Mor Clemis)
Ramban - 21 January 2007 (ordained by H.G. Kuriakose Mor Severios)  
Metropolitan - 02 February 2007 (ordained by Patriarch H.H. Ignatius Zakka I Iwas)
Current Responsibilities -

1.  Asst. Metropoliatan of Kallisserry region of the Knanaya Archdiocese


Rabban Kuriakose Chaluparampil was consecrated as the suffragan Metropolitan of the Knanaya Archdiocese in Malankara with the name Mor Gregorios Kuriakose on Friday, 2nd February 2007 at the St. Peter & St. Paul's Patriarchal Cathedral at Ma`rrat Sayyidnaya, Damascus, Syria, by His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. The Knanaya Archbishop Mor Severios Kuriakose, Malankara Episcopal Synod Secretary Mor Gregorios Joseph, patriarchal secretaries Mor Athanasius Geevargese, Mor Athanasius Elia Bahi and Mor Philexinos Mathias, assisted His Holiness in the consecration. Hundreds of priests and faithful from Knanaya community from India and abroad participated in the holy ceremony.

On Saturday, 10th February, H.G. Mor Gregorios Kuriakose  returned to Malankara and a public reception was given to the Metropolitan at Chingavanam in the afternoon. Later the Sunthroniso of  the new Metropolitan was held at the St.John's Cathedral under the auspices of the H.B. Catholicos Aboon Mor  Baselios Thomas I.  Mor Gregorios Kuriakose who was ordained as the assistant to Archbishop Mor Severios Kuirakose, was later given charge of Kallisserry region of the Knanaya Archdiocese, which was formed on June 1, 2008.

Metropolitan Consecration ceremony of H.G. Kuriakose Mor Gregorios

held at the St. Peter & St. Paul Cathedral

in Mor Aphrem Monastery, Maarat Saiydnaya, Syria - 2/Feb/2007



Reception to H.G. Mor Gregorios Kurikose on his arrival at Chingavanam where

the Church headquarters is situated on 10 February 2007