Malayala Manorama today reported that IOC Catholicate designate and Catholicate office rejected the Bishop ordination by their Bishops Milithios & Athanasios. They reported that IOC doesn't approved such ordination and is against the Nicene council decisions and hence not valid. It also reported that the issue will be discussed in their Synod to be held today and will take necessary action on it.
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From the explanation of Moovattupuzha Athanasios Metropolitan, it seems that the IOC leadership is unable to take any concrete steps against the Bishop ordination done by their synod members, without anybody's approval. It may even go for approving the ordination, giving some excuses.
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