on February 8, 1986. Holy Father had lunch and siesta at the Bishop's House Kottayam.
His Holiness Pope St. John Paul II visited Christ the King Cathedral Kottayam on February 8, 1986 after the beatification of Servants of God Sister Alphonsa and Fr. Kuriakose Elias Chavara at Kottayam. Holy Father had lunch and siesta at the Bishop's House Kottayam.
Prefect of the Oriental Congregation Patriarch Ignace Moussadaoud visited Christ the King Cathedral Kottayam on December 30, 2000. His reception was held at B.C.M. College Kottayam.
Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches Achille Cardinal Silvestrini visited Kottayam Bishop's House, Blessed the chapel of Chaithanya Pastoral Centre and visited Caritas Hospital, Thellakom, Kottayam.
He was Lok Sabha Speaker (1994-1996) and Minister of Home Affairs (2004-2008)
Lok Sabha Speaker Shivraj Pattil visited Bishop's House Kottayam. Mar Kuriakose Kunnacherry and Mar Mathew Moolakkatt gave him a warm welcome with representatives of the diocese.
Mar Kuriakose Kunnacherry and Mar Mathew Moolakkatt offered a warm welcome Mar Jacob Angadiath at Kottayam Bishop's House at his first visit after becoming bishop of Syro-Malabar Diocese of Chicago.