About - His Grace The Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan
Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan belongs to the Palakkunnathu family in Maramon from which have come Abraham Malpan, the reformer and the first four Bishops of the Church after the reformation.
His Grace had his theological training at the United Theological College, Bangalore and Protestant Episcopal Seminary in Virginia, USA. His Grace also studied in theological institutions in Canterbury, Oxford and was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity by Virgnia Seminary where he studied.
His Grace was the President of the National Council of Churches in India and Member of Executive Committees of different development agencies like CASA and ECLOF. His Grace is one of the Senior Presidents of CCA and the Chairman of CASA.
Presently, His Grace is in charge of the Niranam - Maramon Diocese.