Matthew Vellanickal

Matthew Vellanickal (born 25 September 1934) is a New Testament scholar and a vicar general of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Changanassery. Matthew Vellanickal pursued doctoral studies in the discipline of New Testament at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome under the Belgian New Testament Exegete Ignatius de la Potterie and was awarded the doctoral degree in 1970 based on his dissertation The Divine Sonship of Christians in the Johannine Writings. He was a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission from 1978 to 1984, and President of the Paurastya Vidyapitham (Pontifical Oriental Institute of Religious Studies), Kottayam from 1982 to 1994. He was also Professor of New Testament at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Kottayam.

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Date of birth
September 25th, 1934


1. Pontifical Urbaniana University Colleges/University

The Pontifical Urbaniana University or Pontifical Urban University (Latin: Pontificia Universitas Urbaniana) is a pontifical university under the authority of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. It is also known as The Collegio Urbano of Propaganda Fide.

Via Urbano VIII, Rome
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People attended Pontifical Urbaniana University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1932., Religious Leader
b. 1934., Author
b. 1935., Religious Leader
b. 1901., Cardinal
b. 1895., Cardinal
b. 1937.
b. 1939.

2. Pontifical Biblical Institute Colleges/University

The Pontifical Biblical Institute (it: Pontificio Istituto Biblico) in Rome, Italy is an institution of the Holy See run by the Jesuits that offers instruction at the university level. It was founded by Pope Pius X in an Apostolic Letter, Vinea Electa, in 1909 as a center of advanced studies in Holy Scripture in order to promote in the most effective manner possible the doctrine and all the connected studies, according to the spirit of the Catholic Church, according to the founding letter of 7 May 1909.

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People attended Pontifical Biblical Institute connected by profession and/or age

b. 1948., Religious Leader
b. 1942., Writer
b. 1926., Author
b. 1944., Religious Leader
b. 1928., Religious Leader
b. 1935.


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