H.G. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios

Diocesan Metropolitan

Bishop Mar Thimothios is the Metropolitan of the Diocese of UK-Europe and Africa of the Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church. He was entrusted as Metropolitan of the newly formed Diocese in May 2009, following the demise of the LL Thomas Mar Makarios of the erstwhile Diocese of Canada, UK and Europe. more»

Contact Us

Diocesan Metropolitan:

H.G. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios

Tel: +44 754 181 4466 / +91 9447 718511

Diocesan Center:

UK Office:

Malankara House, 35 Hennman Clse, Swindon, SN254ZW, UK.

Tel: +44 208 6919456

Email: office@indianorthodoxuk.org

India Office:

Menorah Orthodox Center, Venmony P.O., Chengannur, Kerala, India - 689509.

Tel: +91 479 2351722

Diocesan Secretary:

Fr. Varghese Mathew

Tel: +44 788 303 7761

Email: lovelyachen@gmail.com

Scripture Verse of the Day
Those who heard this asked, “Who then can be saved?” Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”
Gospel According to St. Luke 18:26-27

Welcome to the official website of the Diocese of UK-Europe & Africa

A Diocese of the Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church

As per the rebifurcation of geographical area in 2009, the Diocese of UK-Europe and Africa was formed to include all parishes, congregaions and spiritual organisations of the Malankara (INDIAN) Orthodox Syrian Church within the geographical extents of the continents of Europe and Africa.

Malankara Matropolitan and Catholicos of the East HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II appointed HG Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios as the first Diocesan Metropolitan of the newly formed diocese, who assumed office in May 2009. Earlier, these parishes were under the jurisdictional purview of the LL Thomas Mar Makarios of the erstwhile Diocese of Canada, Uk and Europe.

The Diocese of UK-Europe and Africa is one of the 30 dioceses of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, which has its headquarters at Devalokam, Kottayam, Kerala, India. It has its administration headquarters at Malankara House, 35 Hennman Clse, Swindon, SN254ZW, UK. There is also a satelite office based at Menorah Orthodox Center, Venmony P.O., Chengannur, Kerala, India - 689509.

There are currently 35 parishes in 10 countries over the 2 continents with several more congregations at many places.

H.H. Moran Mar Baselius Mar Thoma Paulose II

Catholicos of The East and Malankara Metropolitan

Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II is the Supreme Head of the Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church. He is the Malankara Metropolitan and the 91st Catholicos of the East. He succeeded Baselios Thoma Didymos I and was enthroned as Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan on 1 November 2010 at Parumala, Kerala. more»