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Please pray for the continued growth and protection of the Indian National Catholic Church. The Lord is doing a mighty work in this foreign land and we give Him praise and glory that we have been able to witness this wonderful happening.

February 2014

The Indian Church now has its first priest in India.

Saint Thomas Good News Church
Nagamalai Pudukottai, Madurai
Tamil Nadu, India

January 2015

Ordinations held in January of 2015 welcomed 20 new priests as well as 1 deacon to the churches in Southern India.

January 2017

The COICC began collaborative work with Bishop Pushparaj Golla in Hyderabad, India.  This work included several priests and congregations throughout the Hyderabad/Secunderabad metropolitan area as well as Andhra Pradesh.

March 2023

The COICC received the churches in the Hyderabad/Secunderabad area and Andhra Pradesh into communion.  As part of this joint endeavor, Bishop Todd Bell ordained Father Manoj Golla to the Sacred Priesthood.  He now serves as Pastor of Saint Thomas Church in Hyderabad.

Father Manoj Golla