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Evangelical Orthodox Church gets new World leader and Bishops in Uganda and Congo

By Kabuye Ronald 

The Evangelical Orthodox Church (EOC) International Synod that sat on 4th November, 2022 in Indianapolis United States of America elected Bishop Joshua Becharm of USA the new international patriarch taking on the mantle from Patriarch Jerold Gilege who also stepped down after clocking the mandated 75 years.

from left Bishop Elect for North Kivu, DRC Bruno Ssekiryamuba Muhindo, Presiding Bishop for Uganda Jacinto Kibuuka and Auxiliary Bishop of Kampala elect Joseph Birungi Bizibu

The Holy Synod also elected Rev. Fr. Bruno Ssekiryamuba Muhindo and Rev. Fr. Joseph Birungi Bizibu as Bishop for North Kivu Diocese, Democratic Republic of Congo and Auxiliary Bishop of Kampala Diocese in Uganda respectively.

The International Holy Synod resolutions where read by the presiding Bishop of EOC in Uganda Jacinto Kibuuka during the Trans night prayers held at Mamre Prayer International Prayer Centre in Namugongo Janda on Saturday night.

Part of the congregation that attended the Transnight prayers

The announcement left a mammoth of congregation who attended the Trans night healing and deliverance Divine Liturgy in great joy and jubilations.

In the same way Bishop Jacinto Kibuuka urged the parents to own up their responsibilities of taking good care of the children in the holiday so that they don’t catch the deadly virus of Ebola and also not to engage in the acts of immorality.

Bishop Jacinto Kibuuka during the transnight prayers

“Parents must be diligent and prudent by following all the Standard Operating Procedures to make sure children reach home safe from school and also keep them safe at home. Parents must be strict not to let them meander around otherwise they might catch the virus and bring it to the family hence all family may end up dead since Ebola is fatal.

In the same way, parents you can always diligently lead children to churches and mosques so that they can be guided morally, for fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom. The sexual abuses must be controlled by parents since no government official or another person will come to control that but we the parents we got to get serious and control this since it’s our responsibility.” Said Bishop Kibuuka

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