OCP Executive Council Petitions Patriarch Kirill on the Persecution of Christians in Ethiopia

OCP News Service – 18/11/2019

Global: Apart from petitioning the United Nations, and several Human Rights organizations and political leaders like Vladimir Putin, the Executive Council of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) have petitioned His Holiness Kirill – Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia on the persecution of Christians, (especially Orthodox faithful) in Ethiopia.

OCP Secretariat Petitions President of Russia On The Ongoing Persecution of Christians in Ethiopia (Updated)

A letter (signed by George Joseph – OCP Chairman and George Alexander- OCP Secretary) and a consolidated report were handed over by the OCP Envoys to Bishop Clement of Krasnoslobodsky and Temnikovsky on 17/11/2019 at the St.Johns Orthodox Church, Vakathanam, Kerala, India. The letter and the report will be delivered to Patriarch Kirill. Fr. Stephan Igmnov – Secretary to the Desk of Christian Affairs of the External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate was present for the occasion.

OCP Envoys Received By Russian Orthodox Delegation

Petitions were filed to the Organizations and Leaders listed below:

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
President of the Russian Federation
Prime Minister of Hungary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India
Chancellor of Germany
Office of the Human Rights Commissioner of the European Union
Office of the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General
African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
UNESCO
Conference of European Churches
Churches Together in England
The Archbishop of Canterbury
The Anglican Communion
Lutheran World Federation
Global Christian Forum
Release International
International Christian Concern
Christian Solidarity International
The Voice of the Martyrs
Justice Revival
Christian Solidarity Worldwide
Stefanus Alliance International
Human Rights Watch
Amnesty International
Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy

Source:
OCP News Service