Patriarch

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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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
In Djibouti
Jan 29th, 2013
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I have read an article stating that the church is not divided and why the exiled synod is not necessary abroad. The writer himself stated his reasoning of why he thought the church was divided and agreed with the idea of exiled Synod. Well, ladies and gentelmen, the very same writer has now declared ...
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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Dec 9th, 2012
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By Teklu Abate Since his coronation in October 2001, the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Girma WoldeGiorgis, has been ‘playing’ at the background of the political scene. He is occasionally seen on ETV, receiving ambassadors and inaugurating the start and finish of projects. ...