Militos Yuhanon

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Militos Yuhanon

Metropolitan of Thumpamon and Patriarchal Vicar of Australia, New Zealand & Singapore
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ChurchJacobite Syrian Orthodox Church
DioceseThumpamon and Patriarchal Vicar of Australia, New Zealand & Singapore
SeeHoly Apostolic See of Antioch & All East
Ordination5 December 1982 (Kassisso)
by Mor Baselios Paulose II
Consecration8 December 2002
by Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I
Personal details
Born(1957-04-25)25 April 1957
ResidenceElavinamannil family
ParentsRev. E.O.Thomas Cor-Episcopus and Thankamma
EducationM.A History from Kerala University,B.C.S from Serampore University,Theological Studies from Mor Ignatius Dayro Manjinikkara
Mor Militheos Yuhanon Elavinamannil

Mor Militos Yuhanon is a Syriac Orthodox bishop in Malankara.[1] He is the Metropolitan of Thumpamon and Patriarchal Vicar of Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

Early years[edit]

Yuhanon was born on 25 April 1957 to Rev.E.O.Thomas Cor-Episcopus and Thankamma in Elavinamannil family, Omallur, Pathanamthitta. St.Stephen's Syriac Orthodox Church, Manjinikkara was his parish. [2]


Yuhanon took his U. G. and P. G. from Kerala University, in History. His basic theological education is from Mor Ignatius Dayro Manjinikkara. Later he joined Serampore University as an external student and obtained Bachelor of Christian Studies (BCS) degree.[3]


On 14 September 1976, at the age of 19, Yuhanon was ordained deacon by Catholicose Mor Baselios Paulose II.

He was ordained Dn. E. T. John, Elavinamannil as Kassiso on 5 December 1982.

In 2000, Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Prince Patriarch of Antioch and All the East appointed Fr. E. T. John, Elavinamannil as Reesh Dayaro and Managing Trustee of Piramadom Dayaro. Malankara Episcopal Synod selected Fr. E. T. John as the new metropolitan for Kollam and Thumpamon Dioceses. Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas ordained him as Ramban and on 8 December 2002, as metropolitan by the name Mor Militos at Patriarchal Cathedral, Damascus.


  1. Metropolitan of Thumpamon Diocese

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Rev. Fr. Mathews Karimpanakkal given a warm send- off at St. George JSO Simhasana Church, Al-Ain". 29 September 2010. Archived from the original on 8 February 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Manjanikkara St. Stephen's church". Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Bachelor of Christian Studies - Rules and Regulations" (PDF). Senate of Serampore College. Retrieved 31 January 2019.