A journey through the paths of the Coonan Cross at Mattanchery leads us to the depths of the historical events that had taken in the land of Merchants and Missionaries.
Bishop Joseph Kariyil was born on Jan. 11, 1949 in Arthunkal, near Alleppy. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 19, 1973. He was appointed as the Bishop of Punalur on March 12, 2005 and was ordained Bishop of Punalur on May 3, 2005. He was appointed as the Bishop of Cochin on May 8, 2009. He was installed as the Bishop of Cochin on July 5, 2009.