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REV. JAMES HOUGH, M. A., F. C. P. S.

PERPETUAL CURATE OF HAM:

LATE CHAPLAIN TO THE HONOURABLE EAST-INDIA COMPANY AT MADRAS.

VOL. II.

POLISHED BY R. B. SEELEY AND W. BURNSIDE:

AND SOLD BY L. AND G. SEELEY,
FLEET STREET, LONDON.

MDCCCXXXIX.

PRINTED BY L. AND G. SEELEY, THAMES DITTON, SURREY. CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

1. The circular of Menezes concerning the Synod

2. His arrival at Diamper and preliminary proceedings

3. Authenticity of this bistory of the Synod

4. Tenets and customs of the Malabar Church before the Synod, showing

her to be directly opposite to the Church of Rome, and how far

she agreed with the reformed churches - -

Session 1st.–Opened with the Archbishop's address explanatory of

the object of the Synod, viz. to exchange the present customs and

constitution of the Syrian Church for those of Rome - -

Secret dissatisfaction among the Syrians - - -

Session 2nd.-Confession and oath of faith. Open murmurs among

the Syrians which Menezes succeeds in quelling, and turning to

the advantage of his cause -

Menezes removes the suspicions of the Cochin Rajah and his prime

minister - - - - - - -

Session 3rd.-Postponed -
Session 4th.-Doctrines and instructions on Baptism and Confirmation
Some Cattanars protest against the interference of the lay deputies in

ecclesiastical questions. Menezes supports them, and they defend
bis measures against all opposition. Other Cattanars are deterred

from their intended resistance -
Seven Sacraments set forth. Baptism and Confirmation. The Syrians'

ignorance of the latter rite. This unreasonably disputed by

Romish authors
Session 5th.—The Eucharist and Mass -
Session 6th.-Penance and Extreme Unction

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