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The formation of Kochi Diocese was in the Syrian Christian Association held at Mulanthuruthy in 1876 and it was declared by H.H.Moran Mor Ignatius Peter IV. H.G. Semavoon Mor Dionysius was the first Metropolitan. But he could not administer the Diocese due to the litigations. He died in 1886 and was entombed at St.Peter & St.Paul's Church Kadungamangalam. Later this Diocese was under the Malankara Metropolitan for quite a long period. H.G.Paulose Mor Koorilose, H.G.Paulose Mor Athanasius had administered this diocese when they were Malankara Metropolitans. In 1946 H.G. Paulose Mor Severios Metropolitan was consecrated for Kochi Diocese by the initiative of then Malankara Metropolitan H.G. Paulose Mor Athanasius. The consecretion was held at Homs in Syria by H.H. Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem I. Mor Severios constructed the Koratty Sion Seminary which was his Aramana. He died in 1962 and was entombed at Shimhasana Church, Kunnamkulam. H.G. Daniel Mor Phlaxinos administered the diocese after that H.G.Paulose Mor Severios also administered the diocese. In 1966 Yuhanon Mor Severios was consecrated. In 1974 H.G. Geevarghese Mor Gregorios (Perumpally Thirumeni) took charge as the Metropolitan. When Prumaplly thirumeni took the charge of Kottayam Diocese in 1982 H.G.THomas mor Osthatheos became the Diocese Metropolitan. H.G. founded the present headquarters at Kyomtha Seminary. The present Metropolitan H.G. Joseph Mor Greegorios was consecrated at Damascus on 16 January 1994 as auxilary Metropolitan of Cochin Diocese and took the charge on 23 January 1994 and he took charge as Metropolitan of Kochi diocese after the demise of H.G. Thomas Mor Osthatheos Metrapolitan on 29 July 2000 and H.E. Thomas Mor Osthatheos was entombed at Kyomtha Seminary, Thiruvankulam.