Definition of Catholicos. Meaning of Catholicos. Synonyms of Catholicos

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Definition of Catholicos

Catholicos
Catholicos Ca*thol"i*cos, n. [NL. See Catholic.] (Eccl.) The spiritual head of the Armenian church, who resides at Etchmiadzin, Russia, and has ecclesiastical jurisdiction over, and consecrates the holy oil for, the Armenians of Russia, Turkey, and Persia, including the Patriarchs of Constantinople, Jerusalem, and Sis. Note: The Patriarch of Constantinople is the civil head of the Armenians in Turkey.

Meaning of Catholicos from wikipedia

- are known as Catholicos-Patriarchs. In the Armenian Church there are two catholicoi: the supreme catholicos of Ejmiadzin and the catholicos of Cilicia....
- first Catholicos of All Armenians following the nation's adoption of Christianity as its official religion in 301 AD. The seat of the Catholicos, and the...
- Catholicos of the East is an ecclesiastical title used by Eastern Churches. The term "Catholicos" is derived from the Gr**** word Katholikos (Καθολικός)...
- death of Catholicos Baselios Paulose II) and 2002. The current Catholicos of India is Baselios Thomas I. He was enthroned as the Catholicos by Ignatius...
- larger Christian world and its Catholicos was represented at the First Council of Nicea (325). St. Vrtanes I the third Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic...
- the Church is the "Catholicos of the East and the Malankara Metropolitan". Baselios Mar Thoma Paulose II was enthroned as Catholicos of the East on 1 November...
- August 1946) is the 8th reigning Catholicos and the Supreme Head of the Indian Orthodox Church. He was enthroned Catholicos of the East & Malankara Metropolitan...
- appointed by the Catholicos of All Armenians. The Supreme Spiritual Council was established on January 1, 1924, upon reforms initiated by Catholicos George V...
- Catholicos-Patriarch has been the title of the heads of the Georgian Orthodox Church since 1010. The first Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia was Melkisedek...
- preside over Syriac Orthodox functions abroad. The current Catholicos of India is Catholicos Baselios Thomas I, who was consecrated in 2002. The position...
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