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Father Dr. Anand Muttungal consecrated as “Bishop of Apostolic Catholic Church”

Bhopal, The Teleprinter. In an Episcopal Ordination held here at Greek Orthodox Church, St. Stephens Chapel, Santhibhavan, Kaviyur, Thiruvalla, Kerala at 10 am, Father Anand Muttungal was Consecrated as the Bishop of the Apostolic Catholic Church. He Shall be in-charge of Mission Dioceses in India. He shall be functioning from Bhopal, Central India.

The Episcopal Ordination Ceremony was Presided over by His Grace Thomas Mar Osthathios, Metropolitan of kodungallur Diocese, Apostle Bishop Sunny Abraham Panachamootil of The United Church of India and Bishop Dr. Babu George of Apostolic Catholic Church in India.

Bishop Sunny Abraham said, “The Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Dr. Anand Muttungal was done in the Liturgical Rite of Anglican Communion and Greek Orthodox Churches. He will be working in the Apostolic Catholic Church in India.”

Bishop Dr. Babu George said, “We welcome Bishop Dr. Anand Muttungal to the Communion of Apostolic Catholic Church in India, he will be working for the Mission Dioceses in India.”

His Grace Thomas Mar Osthathios in hid message said, “Episcopal Ordination is a call from God to serve God and his people in the traditions and teachings of the Apostles strongly founded in the Holy Gospel.”

Bishop Dr. Anand Muttungal said, “I have been working for the unity of Christians and inter-religious harmony in India, I will continue my mission, I do thank God for this new mission entrusted through the indirect work of Pope  Francis and Archbishop Leo Cornelio of Roman Catholic Church of Bhopal.”

As per the proto call of Corona not many people could participate in the Ceremony, yet many priests and laity took part and also people joined thorough Live programme on social media.

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