Eritrean Orthodox Church

Good news – Eritrean Orthodox Schism Resolved?

July 17, 2017 Featured
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Yonas Gredew (Delegate of Ethiopia and All Africa)- OCP News Service – 17/7/17 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: Reports from Eritrea states that canonical problems between the Holy Synod and Patriarch Abune Antonios has come to an end. Ten Years of Illegal Detention of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Patriarch Abune Antonios celebrated Divine Liturgy with the members of the Holy […]

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Ten Years of Illegal Detention of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea

June 13, 2017 Featured
His Holiness Abune Antonios - Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Church. Pic - OCP Media Network.

OCP News Service – 13/6/17 Global: May 2017 marked the tenth year of illegal detention of the Canonical Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea. His Holiness Abune Antonios is the 3rd Patriarch of the ancient Eritrean Orthodox Church. Eritrean Orthodox Faithful Call to Restore Patriarch Abune Antonios The OCP Secretariat news briefing stated that “Anything can […]

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Health of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea deteriorates: Prayers Requested

May 19, 2017 Featured
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Robel Sereke – OCP News Service – 19/5/18 Global: His Holiness Abune Antonius – the 3rd Patriarch of Eritrean Orthodox Church (detained in Asmara since 2007), has suddenly fallen ill. It is reported that the sudden illness is a result of drug poison. Patriarch’s health has considerably deteriorated and the Prelate is suffering from severe […]

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Serious Concern about Truth of Reported Confession of Ousted Patriarch of Eritrean Orthodox Church

August 19, 2016 Featured News
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HRC- Eritrea – August 2016 Also Read: The Current Situation of Patriarch Antonios of Eritrea Human Rights Concern-Eritrea (HRCE) has very serious concerns about the accuracy and truth of the reported “confession” by Patriarch Antonios, the Head of the Eritrean Orthodox Church. In a supposedly official Press Release by church administrators emanating from Asmara, it […]

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Eritrean Orthodox Faithful Call to Restore Patriarch Abune Antonios

February 23, 2016 Featured News
Detained Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea

23/2/16 Latest Snap and information on the detained Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=34405 The Detained Patriarch, Persecuted Christians and a Dying Church of Eritrea http://www.pakistanchristianpost.com/headlinenewsd.php?hnewsid=3269 The Illegal Detention of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Enters 8th Year http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=43080 Restore Patriarch Antonios http://www.abuneantonios.com/ www.change.org – Father Mussie Shishay Rotkreuz, Switzerland “We condemn the ordination of […]

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Bishop Angaelos calls for return of HH Abune Antonios, praying repose for Abune Dioskoros

December 23, 2015 Featured News

23/11/15 – Coptic Orthodox Church of UK His Grace Bishop Angaelos calls for the return of His Holiness Abune Antonios I of the Eritrean Orthodox Church, while also praying repose for Abune Dioskoros. Also Read – Non-Canonical Patriarch Dioskoros of Eritrea Passed Away: The Illegal Detention of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Enters 8th Year […]

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Non-Canonical Patriarch Dioskoros of Eritrea Passed Away

December 22, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service- 22/12/15 Also Read: The Illegal Detention of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Enters 8th Year http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=43080 Latest Snap and information on the detained Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=34405 Excommunication Notice from the Union of Eritrean Orthodox Monasteries http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=38137 Addis Ababa- Several Reports indicate that the non-canonical government appointed Patriarch Dioskoros of […]

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Imprisoned Head Of Eritrean Orthodox Church In Urgent Need Of Medical Attention

March 14, 2012 Featured News
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14/3/2012 Eritrean Orthodox Church Sign Petition to restore Patriac Abune Antonios here: Read Exclusive article on the persecution of Christians in Eritrea: March 14, 2012 Washington DC (International Christian Concern) –Patriarch Antonios, who has been imprisoned for his faith, is a diabetic and his situation is deteriorating due to lack of medical attention. The Patriarch […]

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The Detained Patriarch, Persecuted Christians and a Dying Church (Updated)

January 18, 2012 Featured News
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18/1/2012 If you ask people, “Where is Eritrea?” most would have no idea. As a tiny Eastern African country the size of Pennsylvania, with a population a little over 5 million people, it doesn’t attract much attention. But it should.   The Christian population of Eritrea is being persecuted — their recognized leaders have been […]

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Eritrean Govt. Unlawfully Detains Eleven Christians for Their Faith

November 5, 2010 Featured News

By: Success Kanayo Uchime 29/10/2010 It’s very disheartening to note the kind of inhuman treatments Christians undergo in Eritrea just because they’ve decided to practice their faith. The attention of the international community should be drawn to this immediately. Commenting on this latest development of the arrest of eleven Christians in that country, the Regional […]

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How shall we sing a new song in a strange land ?

July 29, 2010 News

29/7/2010 New Book by His Eminence Metropolitan Abb Seraphim of the British Orthodox Church In July 2010 Abba Seraphim addressed the annual clergy conference of the North American diocese of the Eritrean Orthodox Church; offering biblical and historical perspectives on persecution, repentance and the role of the diaspora in mission. Click here to Purchase the […]

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Ordination of Forty Nine New Deacons

March 25, 2009 News

Diocese of Eritrean Orthodox Church,North AmericaOn Sunday March 8, 2009, forty one servants were ordained to the ranks of Deacons, assistant Deacons, readers and singers through the blessed hands of His Grace Bishop Youssef, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States. The ordination took place at Saint Mary Coptic Church, …

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