History of the main denominational divisions of the Saint Thomas Christians

  • 1=Synod of Damper (1599), Coonan Cross Oath (1653) and then onwards the St.Thomas Christians known as two separate groups as Pazhaya Kuttar and Puthiya Kuttar.
  • 2=1772 Malabar Independent Syrian Church, then Anjoorians formed by the expulsion of Mar Cyril by Mar Dionysius I from Travancore and Cochin State
  • 3= 1876 – Malankara Mar Thoma Church came in to being after the Jacobite Collaboration and brake up with Anglicans.Known as Navikaranakar or Reformed Jacobites unitl the name was adopted.
  • 4=1912 Dispute over Patriarchal control.
  • 5=1926 Formation of Syro Malankra Catholic Church .

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