05 August 2017
Pope Francis has appointed Dr George Kalayil as the new Bishop of Puttur diocese, Syro-Malankara Catholic church. After the retirement of Dr Geevarghese Mar Divanasios, who was the BIshop of Puttur Diocese covering nine revenue districts since the last seven years, Dr George Kalayil was officiating as administrative officer of the Diocese. The coronation of the new Bishop will take place on September 21 at Adur Pattanamthitta, Kerala. The Bishop will ascend the throne at Prof Cathedral, Noojibalthila at a ceremony being held on September 30.