7 August 2011: Archbishop Cornelius Elanjickal, Metropolitan Archbishop Emeritus of Varappuzha and former Bishop of Vijayapuram, was called to eternal rest at the age of 93. He was ordained a priest in March 1945. He had served as the President of the Kerala Catholic Bishop Council (KCBC). The funeral will be held at St. Francis Assisi Cathedral on Tuesday.
The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church extends our prayerful condolence and wish eternal bliss to the demised prelate.