Eastern Orthodox Church

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2013
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Despite still being blighted by poverty, it is rich in culture and natural wonders and beginning to realise its potential as a tourist destination By Chris Granet Feast time: Pilgrims at the Church of St George, Lalibela Getty Images A gold-robed deacon stood in front of a makeshift altar at the shad...
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Mar 24th, 2013
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The Civil right movement by the Muslims is unified, coordinated and disciplined on their demand for the existing religious freedom to be respected and run their own affairs without government interference and respect their long standing harmonious relationship with the Orthodox Christians with inclin...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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“The Church of Ethiopia begins elections (Feb. 28) for its new pope, to succeed Pope Paulos, who will be ordained next Sunday, 3 March,” H.H. Pope Tawadros II has announced. “The Orthodox Church will participate as a high-level delegation in this election and will also attend the en...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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*40 million orthodox Christians must join the revolution (By Getahune Bekele-South Africa) “We are Kamil Shemsu, We are Yasin Nuru, and we are Ahmed Mustafa…Allah Waa Akbar!” “Release our venerated leaders now, Allah Waa Akbar!” “Let our voices be heard…”       As time runs out to cor...
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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 benim
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Feb 4th, 2011
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HIRBET MADRAS, Israel — Israeli archaeologists presented a newly uncovered 1,500-year-old church in the Judean hills on Wednesday, including an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish and peacocks. The Byzantine church located southwest of Jerusalem, excavated over the...