[Malankara Church] Kerala High Court declines to interfere in consecration of new Catholicos

The Court held that as the KS Varghese judgement relates to a private law element, the High court cannot invoke its powers under Article 226 to enforce the same, unless enforcement itself lies on Public Law.
Dr Mathews Mar Severios, Malankara church
Dr Mathews Mar Severios, Malankara churchthehindu.com

The Kerala High Court recently upheld a single-judge's order that had declined to interfere with the consecration of new Catholicos at the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, which was done without canonically inviting the Patriarch of Antioch [KA John & Anr v. State of Kerala & Ors.].

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