Jan 29th, 2013
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 ...
Jan 28th, 2013
Introduction The reconciliation efforts underway between the EOTC home and exile synods seem to come to an abrupt halt. Technically speaking, it is the home synod who takes it to the limit. The ratification of a law that governs patriarch choice, the selection of patriarch nominating committee, the c...
Jan 24th, 2013
By Teklu Abate Millions of Ethiopians have been closely following the peace and unity talks underway between the two competing synods. There was a general understanding and optimism that the synods would make sacrifices of all sorts to ensure reconciliation. The optimism seems to be effectively dashe...
Dec 24th, 2012
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...
Dec 22nd, 2012
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...