KURUPPAMPADY: Sabha Managing Committee Member Fr. V.V Behanan was elevated to the Cor – episcopate in a ceremony at St. George Orthodox Cathedral, Kunnakkurudy of Ankamaly Diocese.
Diocesan Metropolitan Yuhanon Mar Polycarpose was the chief celebrant at the ceremony.
Metropolitan Yuhanon Mar Polycarpose presided over the public meeting. Joseph Vazhakkan MLA inaugurated the function. Various dignitaries including Dr.Thomas Mar Athanasius, K P Danapalan M.P, V P Sajeendran MLA, Saju Paul MLA, P.C.Thomas (Ex.Central Minister), Raman Namboodiri (Ex.Sabarimala melsanthi) and Mathai Edayanal Cor-Episcopa attended the function.
Bahanan Corepiscopos is currently the Vicar of St. Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church and St. Thomas Catholicate Centre, Kuruppampady)
The ordination ceremony was attended by priests from various dioceses and other sister churches.
News Reported by: Alex Kuriakose