Padma Bhushan Bishop Philipose Mar Chrysostom Passes Away At 103
India's one of the oldest bishop, Dr Philpose Mar Chrysostom, passed away at the age of 103 in the wee hours of May 5. Addressed as 'chiriyude pithavu' (father of wit and wisdom), Chrysostom was conferred the Padma Bhushan in 2017. Famous for his witty speeches, the bishop had announced his retirement in 2010. Expressing his grief, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan termed it a big loss to the nation.