Ivanios Mathews

Mor Ivanios Mathews (born 29 April 1954)is a Syriac Orthodox bishop, currently the Metropolitan of Kandanad Diocese.[1][2]

Ivanios Mathews

Metropolitan of Kandanad Diocese
ChurchJacobite Syrian Orthodox Church
DioceseMetropolitan of Kandanad Diocese
SeeHoly Apostolic See of Antioch & All East
Ordination2 November 1976 (Kassisso)
by Mor Julius Kuriakose
Consecration14 January 2001
by Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I
Personal details
Born(1954-04-29)April 29, 1954
EducationM.A,B.Th. from Papal Seminary, Pune


Mor Ivanios Mathews has obtained Master of Arts degree and has a Bachelor of Theology degree from Papal Seminary, Pune.[3]


In 1972 Baselios Paulose II Catholicos ordained him as Deacon and in 1976 as Kassisso. Later in 2001 Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I consecrated him as metropolitan at Damascus, Syria.


  1. ^ "Jacobite Syrian Cristian Chruch".
  2. ^ "Kandanad Jacobite Syrian Church". www.syriacchristianity.info.
  3. ^ "Papal Seminary, Pune". www.papalseminary.in.