Osthathios Pathros

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Osthathios Pathros
ChurchSyriac Orthodox Church
SeeHoly Apostolic See of Antioch & All East
Ordination6 August 1995
by Thomas Timotheos
Consecration3 July 2006
by Baselios Thomas I
Personal details
Born(1963-11-12)12 November 1963
Died20 August 2022(2022-08-20) (aged 58)
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • P.C Chacko (father)
  • Salome Chacko (mother)
Alma mater

Osthathios Pathros (12 November 1963 – 20 August 2022) was an Indian Syriac Orthodox bishop, and Metropolitan of Bangalore Diocese.[1] [2][3][4] [5][6][7] He belonged to the Pulikottil family of Kunnamkulam.[8][9] He took the initiative in the formation of Coimbatore Christian Ecumenical Fellowship.[10][11]


Osthathios Pathros[12] had a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the Madras University.[13] He has also studied at the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary in Mulanthuruthy[14] for a diploma in Theological Studies and joined the Calcutta Bishop's College for Bachelor of Divinity from the Serampore University.[15] He also had a Master of Theology degree from Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram in Bangalore.[16]


He died on 20 August 2022, at the age of 58.[17]


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  17. ^ "മോര്‍ ഒസ്താത്തിയോസ് പത്രോസ് മെത്രാപ്പോലീത്ത കാലം ചെയ്തു". Media One (in Malayalam). 20 August 2022. Retrieved 20 August 2022.