Francis Vazhapilly

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His Excellency

Mar Francis Vazhapilly
Archbishop of Thrissur
Province Kerala
Diocese Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur
See Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Predecessor John Menachery
Successor George Alapatt
Other posts Titular Bishop of Philadelphia
Ordination 22 December 1906
Personal details
Born (1878-05-18)18 May 1878
Puthenvelikara, Thrissur, British India (present-day Kerala, India)
Died (1942-05-12)12 May 1942
Buried Our Lady of Lourdes Metropolitan Cathedral, Thrissur
Nationality India
Denomination Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

Mar Francis Vazhapilly was the third Bishop of Syro-Malabar Catholic Archdiocese of Thrissur. He died on 12 May 1942, and was interred in the Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Mar Francis Vazhappilly". Irinjalakuda Diocese. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 
  2. ^ "Trichur Archdiocese". Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council. Retrieved 2011-08-12.