Padmasree *Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom*, the former Bishop of Marthoma Church taken to the heavenly abode

His Grace *Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom*, Valiya (Senior) Metropolitan of Mar Thoma Syrian Church, was called to eternity, at 1.15 am, today (05/05/21).

His Grace was born on 27/04/1918 and has completed 103 years, last week. His Grace is the oldest Bishop in the world. His Grace was a very high intellectual, very humorous, and respected Bishop across the religious and political arena. The Mar Thoma community, and the Christian fellowships across the world have lost a vibrant philosopher and guide. His Grace Funeral has started in Thiruvalla-Kerala and will be laid to rest, tomorrow, 3 PM.
Bhilai Mar Thoma Church is in grief and pain and expresses it’s Heartfelt Condolences , informed it’s Vicar
Rev Joby John.

H.G. Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius Metropolitan, Calcutta Diocesean Bishop of the Indian Orthodox Church remembered the contributions of the late spiritual head and expressed condolences.

Episcopal Churches Fellowship , Bhilai also expressed grief and condolences on the passing away of Mar Chrysostom