Stephanos Geevarghese

Stephanos Geevarghese (born Geevarghese Kuttiparichel on 8 February 1978) is a Syriac Orthodox archbishop of Simhasana Churches in the Malabar Region.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Stephanos Geevarghese
Archbishop of the Simhasana Churches in the Malabar Region
Native name
ഗീവർഗീസ് മോർ സ്തേഫാനോസ്
ChurchJacobite Syrian Orthodox Church
DioceseMalabar Region
SeeHoly Apostolic See of Antioch & All East
Ordination7 August 2003
by Mor Philoxenos Yuhanon
Consecration14 September 2022
by Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch
Personal details
Geevarghese Kuttiparichel

(1978-02-08)8 February 1978
EducationBachelor of Divinity from M.S.O.T. Seminary, Udayagiri
Doctor of Divinity from Teologiska Högskolan Västerbotten Sweden



Geevarghese has authored books including Chiriyude Chirathukal, Visudha Vicharangal etc.[8]

Organ donationEdit

In association with Kidney Federation of India, founded by Davis Chiramel, Geevarghese who was aged 39 years, donated his kidney to a Muslim woman who was suffering from kidney ailments.[9][10][11]


  1. ^ "Shibu Achan, who gave his body, is now the Metropolitan". India Posts English. 23 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Fr. Shibu and Fr. Joshi will also take the position of Rampan today". Time News. 16 August 2022.
  3. ^ "Life knows no religion: Kerala clergyman donates kidney to ailing Muslim woman". OnManorama.
  4. ^ "യാക്കോബായ സുറിയാനി സഭയ്ക്ക് പുതിയ രണ്ട് മെത്രാപ്പൊലീത്തമാർ കൂടി". Manoramanews.
  5. ^ Chronicle, Deccan (22 December 2016). "Kerala: Advent season sees priest donating kidney to woman". Deccan Chronicle.
  6. ^ "Two Metropolitans For Jacobite Church | Kochi News". The Times of India. Retrieved 2022-09-15.
  7. ^ Wayanad, Bureau (16 August 2022). "ഫാ. ഷിബു കുറ്റിപറിച്ചേൽ നാളെ റമ്പാൻ സ്ഥാനം സ്വീകരിക്കും".
  8. ^ "Chiriyude Chirathukal: ചിരിയുടെ ചിരാതുകൾ". Goodreads.[self-published]
  9. ^ "Kerala priest donates kidney to Muslim woman, saves her life". Zee News. 21 December 2016.
  10. ^ KHAN, K. RAHMAN (19 May 2021). Indian Muslims: The Way Forward: Why Muslims Remain Backward in All Spheres and What Should Be Done About It. Notion Press. ISBN 978-1-63806-534-0.
  11. ^ "Kerela: Priest at St Mary's Jacobite Church donates kidney to Muslim women". News Nation English.

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