Yuhanon Mor Meletius was born on 4th July 1954, the first-born child of M.J. Markose, a farmer and a social worker, and Saramma Markose in Ezhakaranad, Ernakulam district, Kerala.
Meditation on Kothine Sunday (St.
Many of us want others say what we want to hear. Same was
the case between Jesus and the Jewish leaders. Jesus’ talk about a new world
and a new regime gave the people hopes about history repeated in political
scenario. They had the sweet memory of Judas Maccabeus overthrowing the unholy
regime of Antiochius Ephiphanes and establishing a Hasamonian Kingdom in
Jerusalem in 165 BCE (Antiochius had defiled the temple by offering pigs on the
altar of burnt offering). But Jesus’