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Source: Business Standard Geeverghese Mar Ivanios, Metropolitan of Kottayam Diocese of Malankara Orthodox Church, passed away here today [Sunday, April 14, 2013], church sources said. Mar Ivanios (72) was keeping indifferent health for some time and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here. An authority on Theology, he was ordained as a priest of the Orthodox Church in 1963. He was later elevated to the status of Episcopa and became Metropolitan in 1991. A polyglot, Mar Ivanious was well versed in Hebrew and Syrian and had a masters in Theology from England. He had also taught Theology in the…