Patriarch Abune Mathias Thanks Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Orthodox Churches, and the Roman Catholic Church



Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service – 7/11/2019

Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: Patriarch Abune Mathias (Co-Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum, and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot) extended his gratitude to Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society), sister Orthodox Churches and the Roman Catholic Church (during the bi-annual synod meeting of the Ethiopian Church). The gratitude was expressed in response to the solidarity expressed by the OCP Society in response to the horrific persecution and violence encountered by Christians in Ethiopia, especially in the Oromia region.

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According to the sources from EOTC TV,  the Patriarch thanked all Orthodox Churches, Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church, and Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society for the solidarity, support, and prayers.

OCP Secretariat Sent Reports on the Persecution of Christians in Ethiopia to OHCHR and Human Rights Organizations (Updated)

The Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE filed a petition (consisting of eleven consolidated reports) on the persecution of Christians in Ethiopia 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
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)
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

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