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.
I had the privilege of elevating Rev. Fr. George Paulose Valanadiyil, Vicar of St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Tampa Florida, to the rank of Corepiscopo on request from the diocesan metropolitan H G Dr. Zechariah Mar Aprem of South West diocese of United States. It took place at St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Tampa on March 14th, 2020