Archbishop Mar Mathew Moolakkatt appointed Rev. Fr. Abraham Mannil (50) as the new Vicar General of Knanaya Catholic Malankara Region in the Archeparchy of Kottayam. Fr. Mannil is a Knanaya priest incardinated in the diocese of Pathanamthitta. His native place is Ranny and he is at present ministering his service as vicar of Kuttoor and Othara parishes. The Archeparchy of Kottayam wishes him all the blessings for his new ministry.
The Archeparchy gratefully acknowledges the services of Rev. Fr. Thomas Kaitharam for his ministry of vicar-generalship of the Malankara region until 22 August 2018.