Abune Paulos

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 1st, 2013
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Government of Ethiopia The Ethiopian Tewahdo Orthodox Church has elected Abune Matthias as its new Patriarch, replacing Abune Paulos who passed away in August last year. Under the title “His Holiness, Abuna Mathias, Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia” the new Patriarch was elected...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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By Palash R. Ghosh | IBTimes As the Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican prepares to elect a new Pope under much media scrutiny and fanfare, one of the oldest Christian churches has already chosen its own new leader under much less global attention. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church has elected Abune Mat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 28th, 2013
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The Ethiopian Orthodox Church has elected a new patriarch to replace the previous head who died in August, officials said Thursday. “Abune Matthias… arch-bishop of Jerusalem (for the Ethiopian church) was elected with a majority,” said Daniel Sefermikael, a church official. He said ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Walle Engedayehu, Ph.D This is yet another small contribution, among others that this author has made in the most recent past, to the dialogue that has shaped the latest postings on issues concerning the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC). Thought-provoking analyses have appeared on the Dia...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 24th, 2012
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By Walle Engedayehu, Ph.D. Introduction St. Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Nazret, Ethiopia St. Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Nazret, Ethiopia In this brief commentary, the writer attempts to show the extent to which the recently-concluded peace and unity mediation of bringing th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 22nd, 2012
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by Teklu Abate The division of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church (EOTC) into two competing synods has a single cause: the way the most infamous patriarch, the late Abune Paulos, was instated as leader of the church twenty years ago.  The then members of the synod did not oppose the political man...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 18th, 2012
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By Abebe Gellaw For the last two decades, nonviolent struggle, or civil resistance, appeared to be highly misunderstood and confused in Ethiopia. The resultant effect of this confusion is that so many opportune moments to build a movement for change have been wasted. In fact, a number of leaders fail...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2012
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By Markos Lemma   Prior to official confirmation of the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on August 21, 2012, the Ethiopian government spokesman, Bereket Simon, had indicated that the Prime Minister would address the public on September 1, the Ethiopian new year.   In an interv...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2012
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massive traffic jam in Addis on Thursday afternoon, Friday morning… By Getahune Bekele “I will spend the night right here wiping the tears of Waldiba monks with this handkerchief, am not going home. My beloved church is free at last. My Ethiopia is free…oh St Mary…oh our 44 holy Tablets…”a tearful yo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 11th, 2012
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- On Saturday June 9 the New African Union Hall hosted a conference unlike any other it had seen in the few months since it was inaugurated. The conference was one called to show solidarity against the international pressure being exerted against developing countries to adopt what has been labeled th...