Kerala's eldest man Philipose Mar Chrysostom celebrates 102nd birthday
Updated : April 27, 2019 02:40 PM IST
The Bishop, who was awarded the Padma Bhushan last year, was born in 1918.
Although he has now retired, Chrysostom even now participates in services and moves around the church in a wheelchair.
He was ordained as a priest in 1944 and became a bishop in 1953 and went on to head the Church as its Metropolitan in 1999 before voluntarily stepping down as the head of the church in 2007.
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