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The Assyrian Church of the East in India is known as the Chaldean Syrian Church. Outside India the name Chaldean Church refers to that branch of the Church of the East which has a separate existence from 1553 AD when Pope consecrated a monk named John Sulaqa as the Patriarch of the Chaldeans of Babel. The head of Chaldean Church is Patriarch Cardinal Immanuel Delli who resides in Baghdad. The Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East is His Holiness Khanania Mar Dinkha IV who resides in Chicago where a lot of Assyrians from Iran and Iraq have migrated during the 20th Century. .

The Chaldean Syrian Church in India is based in Trichur. The history of this church in the early centuries is the same as the history of the other Syrian churches in Kerala
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PATRIARCH
H.H. MARAN MAR GHEEVARGHESE III
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METROPOLITAN
H.G. Dr.MAR APREM
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NEWS & EVENTS
  • 04/08/2018
    Patriarchal Visit
    Indian Church of the East welcomes our Beloved Patriarch, who is visiting our church on April 25th, 2018.
  • 04/08/2018
    Patriarchal Visit
    Indian Church of the East welcomes our Beloved Patriarch, who is visiting our church on April 25th, 2018.
  • 03/18/2018
    May 1st Programme Office Inauguration
    Mar Yohannan Yoseph Episcopa Inaugurated the office for the programme related to May 1st.
  • 03/21/2018
    Rev.Fr. Jacob Ovungal passed away
    Rev.Fr. Jacob Ovungal passed away on 20-03-2018. We offer our prayers for his eternal peace with our Lord. We are grateful for his wholehearted service in our church.
  • 02/01/2018
    91st Annual Day Celebration of Chaldean Syrian HSS
    The Chaldean Syrian HSS celebrated its 91st Dnnual Day . Dr. Mar Aprem Metrapolitha Inaugurated the public function. The Cosine Award of this year is presented to Dr. E Sreedharan, known as “Metro Man” who builds the metro rail in Kochi recently. The Youth Icon Award of the year is presented to Dr.Sreeram Vengittaraman IAS for his overall performance. Mar Awgin Kuriakose Episcopa, Dr. Abi Paul (Principal), Mrs. Remi Chungath (H.M), Mr. David Kollannur (PTA President), Mr.Joyson Paul (PTA Vicepresident), Mr.M A Thomas (Trustee Board Chairman) and Rev.Fr.David K John (Corporate Manager) felicitated the function with their speeches.
  • 02/09/2018
    Anneeda Thirunal
    We observed the Anneeda Thirunal ( Feast of all departed souls) on February 9th, Fridayin our churches. The faithful gathered in churches for Holy Mass and Special prayers. They decorated the cemetery with flowers and candles. Dr. Mar Aprem Metropolitha presided the prayers at Mar Yohannan Mamdana Church, East Fort. Mar Yohannan Yoseph Episcopa presided the prayers at Mar Addai Sleeha Church, Paravattany. Mar Awgin Kuriakose Episcopa presided the prayers at Mar Paulose Sleeha Church, Kuriachira.
  • 02/10/2018
    World Youth Conference
    In July, 2018 Indian Archdiocese will host the World Youth Conference. We expect about 300 youth from different part of the wold fro the conference.
CHURCH OF THE EAST AROUND THE WORLD
The Holy Apostolic and Catholic Assyrian Church of the East is a Christian church that traces its origins to the See of Babylon, said to be founded by Saint Thomas the Apostle. In India, it is known as the Chaldean Syrian Church. In the West it is often known, inaccurately, as the Nestorian Church. The Assyrian Church is the original Christian church in what was once Parthia; today Iraq and western Iran.
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