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Catholicose Baselios Paulose II begins Apostolic Visit to Ethiopia

September 25, 2017 Featured
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Fr. Abraham Thomas, Secretary- Department of Ecumenical Relations of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church – 25/9/17 – The Oriental Orthodox Communion  Addis Ababa – Ethiopia: His Holiness Abune Mathias the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church has invited His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan on the Apostolic Throne of St. […]

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The Sanctuary Chapel for “Ark of the Covenant” Ethiopia Tour – May 2017

September 9, 2017 Featured
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Bomani Tyehimba – September 2017 Bomani in Ethiopia on an incredible 7 city tour May 7-14, 2017. This journey includes Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Axum, Lalibela, Shashamene and Hawassa. Let’s start working more towards empowering and being a part of the growth of Africa. Source:

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Fr Dr Josi Jacob at Ethiopian Day Consultation of Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative on Sept 9

September 3, 2017 Featured
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By Our Gulf Correspondent – OCP News Service – 3/9/17 MILDMAY WARD, London: The Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative (LOI) is holding a meeting with delegates from Ethiopia attending the 2017 LOI Consultation in Cambridge which will bring together senior leaders from Orthodox and evangelical churches around the world. They will reflect on the formation and training of […]

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Statement of Intent from LOI Regional Consultation in Ethiopia

October 15, 2016 Featured News
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Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative – 15/10/16 Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative Regional Consultation, Addis Ababa 11-14 October 2016 (1-4 Tikemt 2009) Statement of Intent Download PDF version here The LOI Regional Consultation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia concluded today by issuing the following Statement of Intent. Sixty Orthodox and Evangelical Church leaders, theologians and mission workers gathered in Addis Ababa for […]

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Coptic, Syriac and Indian Orthodox Prelates Visit Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

October 14, 2016 Featured News
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Yonas Gredew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa & All Ethiopia) OCP News Service – 14/10/16 (Pic Courtesy – Aby Mathew) Addis Ababa: A delegation from the Coptic, Syriac and Indian Orthodox Churches paid a visit to His Holiness Abune Mathias – Patriarch & Catholicos of all Ethiopia. Bishop Angelos (Coptic Orthodox Church in U.K), Metropolitan […]

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Metropolitan Yulios extends invitation to Patriarch Abune Mathias for the bicentennial memorial of Pulikkottil Joseph Mar Dionysius I

October 14, 2016 News
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OCP News Service – 14/10/16 Indian and Ethiopian Orthodox Churches ADDIS ABABA: On behalf of HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, has extended a personal invite to HH Abuna Mathias I at Addis Ababa. The meeting which took place on October […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios to attend Orthodox-Evangelical consultation of senior leaders at Addis Ababa

October 10, 2016 News
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MOTV – 101/10/16 ADDIS ABABA: HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, will represent the Indian (Malankara) Syrian Orthodox Church at the regional Orthodox-Evangelical consultation of senior leaders, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from October 11 to 14, 2016. On October 13, Metropolitan Mar Yulios will deliver a talk on ‘The role of religious […]

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The Ethiopian Orthodox Church Reclaims Its Confiscated Houses

September 5, 2016 Featured News
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  Mahibere Kidusan – Tsegaye Girma – September 2016 The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church reclaimed 28 houses which were confiscated from the Church during the nationalization program of the Dergue regime. Megabe Kahinat Haile Selassie Zemariam, director of department of clergy administration and chairman of houses and building joint committee, which is tasked with returning […]

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Patriarch Abune Mathias Calls for Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts in Ethiopia

August 12, 2016 Featured News
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MENETASNOT DESTA MELESE (Correspondent in Addis Ababa & the Chief Administrator of OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service – 12/8/16 Also Read Ethiopia says UN observers not needed as protests rage: Addis Ababa: His Holiness Abune Mathias Patriarch of Ethiopia, Ichege of the See of St. Tekle Haymanot and Archbishop Of Axum urged protesters […]

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PATRIARCH ABUNE MATHIAS OF ETHIOPIA ADDRESSED THE LAITY ON OCCASION OF THE FEAST OF THE HOLY THEOTOKOS

August 9, 2016 Featured News
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MENETASNOT DESTA MELESE (Correspondent in Addis Ababa & the Chief Administrator of OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service – 9/8/16 Addis Ababa: His Holiness Abune Mathias Patriarch of Ethiopia, Ichege of the See of St. Tekle Haymanot and Archbishop Of Axum addressed the Ethiopian Orthodox faithful on the occasion of the feast of the Dormition […]

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UNICEF & Ethiopian Orthodox Church Signs MOU for the Protection of Women and Children

August 4, 2016 Featured News
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MENETASNOT DESTA MELESE (Correspondent in Addis Ababa & the Chief Administrator of OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service – 4/8/16 ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) WITH UNICEF FOR THE WELL BEING OF CHILDREN AND WOMEN IN ETHIOPIA Addis Ababa: On 2nd of August 2016, UNICEF, Ethiopian orthodox Church and other major […]

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Monument of Abune Petros Reinstated

February 8, 2016 Featured News
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MentuDesta Asrat – Addis Ababa- OCP News Service – 8/2/16 Read More about Abune Petros https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abune_Petros Addis Ababa: The Commemorative monument of Abune Petros, martyr patriot and one of the first Bishops of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church have been reinstated to its original position in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia.  The event was […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church to intensify Evangelism & Social Support

November 3, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service- 3/11/15 Report by Mentu Desta Asrat Addis Ababa: The annual meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church has come to an end on 2nd November 2015. The sessions lasted 12 days of intense discussion on various topics. The apex body of the Ethiopian church has made the following decision: […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church to Launch 24 hour TV Channel to Educate Faithful

October 31, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 31/10/15 Report by Mentu Desta Asrat Also Read: Ethiopian Orthodox Church to Address Declining Number of Faithful: Addis Ababa: Holy  Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Chuchurch has approved 12million Birr budget to launch a 24hr TV channel. The satellite TV will cover North East Africa , Western Europe and North America. This […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Meskel Feast

September 28, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 27/9/15 Report by – Mentu Desta Asrat Addis Ababa: The Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrated the great and holy feast of the finding of true cross at Meskel Square in the Captial City of Addis Ababa. The holy event was blessed by His Holiness Abune Mathias – Patriarch of Ethiopia in the divine presence […]

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Pope Tawadros II Serves Divine Liturgy at the Bole Holy Saviour Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral

September 27, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 27/09/15 Report by Mentu Desta Asrat Visit Cathedral Website here: Addis Ababa: His Holiness Tawadros II Of Alexandria Pope and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark the Evangelist and served the Divine Liturgy for the feast of the finding the true cross at Bole Holy Saviour Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral. The program […]

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Pope Tawadros II Discuss Egypt-Ethiopia Relations

September 27, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 27/09/15 Report by Mentu Desta Asrat “We are historical communities who drink one river together” Pope Tawadros II Addis Ababa: His Holiness Pope Tawodros II of Alexandria met with  , Ambassador Bihane (Deputy of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus- FDRE Foreign minister)as well as with the Ethiopian public diplomacy group and discussed about […]

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Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria visits Ethiopia 

September 26, 2015 Featured News

Yonas Gredew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa and All Ethiopia) OCP News Service – 26/9/15 Addis Ababa: His Holiness Tawadors II of Alexandria on the Throne of St Mark the Evangelist is in Ethiopia for a four-day official visit. The Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church is accompanied by a high-level  delegation from Egypt. Pope Tawadros […]

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Archbishop Abune Phillip of Ethiopia Enters Eternal Rest

September 1, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service Special Courtesy – Mentu Desta Asrat Addis Ababa: His Grace Abune Phillip – Archbishop of Ilbabur and Gambela diocese of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church passed away on 31 August 2015. Th funeral was later held at the Hily Trinity Cathedral in the Capital City of Addis Ababa. Memory Eternal Source: OCP News […]

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Abune Ermias of Ethiopia Enters Eternal Rest

July 23, 2015 Featured News
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Memory Eternal – July 2015 Addis Ababa: His Grace Archbishop Abune Ermias,  of Ethiopian Orthodox Church  and the head of holy St.Mary church entered eternal rest on 21st July 2015. May The Memory Be Eternal!!! Source:

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Patriarch Abune Mathias Serves Special Prayers for the Ethiopian Martyrs

April 25, 2015 Featured News

Yonas Geredew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa and All Ethiopia) OCP News Service – 25/4/15 Addis Ababa: His Holiness Abune Mathias- Patriarch of Ethiopia served special prayers for Ethiopian Martyers in Libya who were murdered by the ISIS terrorist. Hundreds of faithful and several family members of the victims took part in the prayers. Archbishops, […]

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