Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church,
traditionally believed to have been founded in the year AD 52 by
Saint Thomas- one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ, and known by
the name of the Apostle.
The Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church, known as Mar Thoma Church, is
Apostolic in origin, Universal in nature, Biblical in faith,
Evangelical in principle, Ecumenical in outlook, Oriental in
worship, democratic in function, and Episcopal in character.