knanayology logo

 ARCHEPARCHY OF KOTTAYAM 


DOCUMENTS, BOOKS, ARTICLES ON THE ARCHEPARCHY

DOCUMENTS

Study of the report of Cardinal Antonio Agliardi in favor of establishing a seperate diocese of Knanaya Catholics. Presented in the Centenary Souvenir of the Archeparchy of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK).

Attempts for sui-juris church for Knanaites. Historical article by Msgr. Jacob Kollaparambil presented in the Centenary Symposium of the Archeparchy of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK).

Papal Decrees related to the Eparchy of Kottayam and appointing Mar Mathew Makil, Mar Alexander Choolaparambil, Mar Thomas Tharayil and Mar Kuriakose Kunnacherry kept in the Archives of the Archeparchy of Kottayam (PDF).

Historical documents of the Archdiocese of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK)

Historical Documents published in the book "Changanacherry Archdiocese Yesterday Today." (1) Decree of Pope Leo XIII establishing Vicariates of Kottayam and Trichur (2) Letter moving the seat of Kottayam Vicariate to Changanacherry (3) Decree of Pope Leo XIII reestablishing the vicariates of Trichur, Ernakulam and Changanacherry, (4) Decree of Pope Pius X reestablishing the Vicariate of Kottayam exclusively for Knanaya Catholics.

Letter of appreciation to the Knanaya Catholics from Pope Alexander VII (FLIP BOOK).

Appeal to Holy See
Appeal to Holy See for Kannoor Diocese and for elevating the Diocese of Kottayam as an Archeparchy prepared by James Makil (FLIP BOOK).

Documents related to the elevation of the Eparchy of Kottayam to an Archeparchy (FLIP BOOK).

REPORTS

Chronology of events of the Archeparchy of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK)

Centenary Celebrations of the Archeparchy of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK)

Pope John Paul II's visit to the Diocese of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK).

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of the Diocese of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK)

Statistics of the Diocese of Kottayam in 1993 (PDF)

Growth and Statistics of the Archeparchy of Kottayam from 1911-2011 (FLIP BOOK)

BOOKS

Origin of Southist Vicariate of Kottayam
Origin of the Southist Vicariate of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK).

Establishmet History of Kottayam Missam
History of the Establishment of Kottayam Missam by Mathew Makil (FLIP BOOK)

Study on Mar Makil decrees
The book of Decrees of Mar Makil, A study by Mar Mathew Moolakkatt (FLIP BOOK)

Southist Vicariate of Kottayam
Southist Vicariate of Kottayam by Dr. Mathew Kochadampallil (Partial) (FLIP BOOK).

Changanacherry Archdiocese Yesterday Today
Changanacherry Archdiocese Yesterday Today (Partial) (FLIP BOOK)

Sui Juris and Kananaya by Mar Vaniyapurackal
Doctorate Thesis of Mar Sebastian Vaniyapurackal on "The Ecclesiological and Canonical Concepts of Church Sui Juris and Rite: Implications on 'Gens Suddistica'" (FLIP BOOK)

The Ethenic Question
The Ethnic Question by James Makil (FLIP BOOK).

Glimpses of Syro-Malabar
Glimpses of Syro-Malabar History (Partial) (FLIP BOOK)

Important Roman Documents
Important Roman Documents Concerning the Catholic Church in India by Paul Pallath (Partial) (FLIP BOOK).

Niyama Samgraham
കോട്ടയം അതിരൂപതാ നിയമസഗ്രഹം, Statutes of the Archeparchy of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK)

Palliyoga Natapatikramam
പള്ളിയോഗ നടപടിക്രമം 1999 (FLIP BOOK)

Eparchial Assembly 2000 documents
Documents of Eparchial Assembly 2000 (FLIP BOOK)

Eparchial Assembly 2008
Documents of Eparchial Assembly 2008 (FLIP BOOK)

Eparchial Assembly 2014
Papers of Eparchial Assembly 2014 (FLIP BOOK)

Pithrumozhikaliloode
പിതൃമൊഴികളിലൂടെ ഒരു തീർത്ഥയാത്ര A Pilgrimage through the Paternal Words. Article on Mar Kuraikose Kunnacherry and his pastoral letters (FLIP BOOK).

Pithrumozhikaliloode 2
പിതൃമൊഴികളിലൂടെ ഒരു തീർത്ഥയാത്ര രണ്ടാം ഭാഗം A Pilgrimage through the Paternal Words. Articles based on pastoral letters of Mar Kuraikose Kunnacherry and his pastoral letters (FLIP BOOK).

The Syro-Malabar Church
The Syro-Malabar Church Edited by Dr. Jacob Marangattu CMI (Partial) (FLIP BOOK).

Syro-Malabar-Church-Today
The Syro-Malabar Church Today by Bishop Gregory Karotemprel CMI (Partial) (FLIP BOOK).

Church Calendar 2018-19
The Church Calendar 2018-2019 Chronological order of the History of the Syro-Malabar Church (Partial) (FLIP BOOK).

ARTICLES

Sui Juris. Paper by Mar Kuriakose Kunnacherry (PDF)

Sui Juris. Paper by Archibishop Cyril Vasil (FLIP BOOK)

കോട്ടയം അതിരൂപത, ഉത്ഭവവും വളർച്ചയും, Article by Mar Mathew Moolakkatt in the Golden Jubilee Souvenir of the Archeparchy of Changanacherry (FLIP BOOK).

Sui Juris and Knanaya Catholics. Paper by Bishop Vaniyapurackal (FLIP BOOK)

Knanaya Reunion to Catholic Church and possiblity of a Sui Juris Church by Bishop Vaniyapurackal presented in Centenary Symposium of the Archeparchy of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK).

"The Juridical Concept of Sui Juris and the possibility of the Southists to be recognized as a Church Sui Juris" by Mar Sebastian Vaniyapurackal (FLIP BOOK).

"Sui Juris Churches in India, a Historico-Juridical Critique on their hierarchial jurisdiction by Mar Jose Porunnedam (FLIP BOOK)

"Meta-Ritual Structures and Units in the Ecclesiastical Organization by Pablo Gefaell (FLIP BOOK).

Fr. George Nedungattu on "St. Pope Pius X and the Question of Caste, " Rome, April 16, 2003 (PDF).

 "The book of decrees of Mar Mathew Makil and CCEO a comparative study" by Mar Mathew Moolakkat (FLIP BOOK)

Journal of St. Thomas Christians
Journal of St. Thomas Christians, Jubilee Issue (Partial) (FLIP BOOK).

SOUVENIR

Kottayam Dioicese Platinum Jubilee
Platinum Jubilee Souvenir of the Diocese of Kottayam [FLIP BOOK]

Centenary Souvenir of Archeparchy of Kottayam
Centenary Souvenir of the Archeparchy of Kottayam (FLIP BOOK)

(More books, articles and links on the institutions of the Archdiocese of Kottayam will be added here later).