Trivandrum: Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis, the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, participated in the 99th birthday celebrations of Most Rev. Dr Philipose Mar Chrysostom, the Valiyametropolita of the Mar Thoma Church. It was inaugurated by Shri Kadakampalli Surendran, honorable minister of Energy and Devasom.
Felicitating the senior most metropolitan of the Kerala, the Major Archbishop Catholicos said: “Most Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom is a common patrimony of the Kerala society. We can experience the love in its fullness in the personality of the great Metropolitan. He is an unique source of goodness that can transmit positive energy to others.” His Beatitude also applauded His Grace Joseph Mar Barnabas who was celebrating the 40th year of the sacerdotal ordination and said: “He is a shining symbol of the Mar Thomas Church”.
Many dignitaries in and around Trivandrum felicitated both the metropolitans.