Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

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Homosexuality ‘not a serious crime’ says government official, in country where gay sex punishable by 15 years in prison. A planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia has been cancelled by the government, according to officials. In addition, a plan by the legislature to add gay sex to a list of cr...
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Oct 21st, 2013
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“I have never seen something like this in my life where Christians forming a ring of love around Muslims. We understand that you are not just praying for Ethiopia but also for Africa. May God bless you all.” An emotional South African public order policing unit commander told the Horn Times reporters...
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Sep 19th, 2013
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By Bahir Kemal Trust is confidence born of two dimensions: character and competence. Character includes integrity, motive, and intent with people. Competence includes capabilities, skills, results, and track record. Both dimensions are vital. Relationships of trust depend on our willingness to look n...
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Aug 28th, 2013
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A three day conference under the theme the promotion of the religious culture of tolerance and coexistence opened today in Addis Ababa at the African Union Conference hall. Organized by the Ministry of Federal Affairs in collaboration with the Ethiopia Inter-Religious Council, the conference intends ...
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Mar 4th, 2013
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By Getahune Bekele The coronation or inauguration of this illegitimate Tigray high priest while the legitimate patriarch is still alive and well is an execrable abuse of our faith, unheard of in our long history. Aren’t we Ethiopians the descendants of saints like Teklehaymanot, Lalibela and the belo...
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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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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...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Abune Mathias is elected as the 6th Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church receiving two-third of the votes cast. Abune Mathias was born Aba Teklemariam Asrat in 1934 Ethiopian calendar (1940/41 European calendar) in Tigray region, Agame awraja, Sebuha wereda. He attained basic literacy i...
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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 28th, 2013
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*Call for mass action reverberates across the globe (By Getahune Bekele- South Africa) Abbay Tsehaye installed 6th patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Aba Matias. In a move expected to create more tensions and divisions, Ethiopia’s ruling minority junta has appointed yet another divisive figu...