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New Facilities for Patriarch Abune Merkorios of Ethiopia

October 4, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Senior Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – 4/10/18 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: Recently, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia presented the keys of a large house to Patriarch Abune Merkorios which was intended to be the new residence for His Holiness (more conducive to his health needs). The newly renovated home served as the residence […]

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Ethiopian Church Honors Prime Minister & First Lady of Ethiopia with the ‘Golden Gospel’ Award

September 10, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 10/09/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) Addis Ababa Ethiopia: Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinnash Tayachew were received at the Patriarchate of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church by Patriarchs Abune Merkorios and Abune […]

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Seven Ethiopian Orthodox Churches Burned down in Ethiopia’s Somali Region: Many Killed & Several Injured

August 7, 2018 Featured

Menetasnot Desta (Chief Administrator of the OCP Amharic Service) – 7/8/18 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: Seven EOTC Churches burned and an unknown number of servants and faithful were injured or killed in Jijiga (Ethiopian Somali State). It was reported that in a conflict that took place between Ethiopian Somali people and Special Forces (Liyu Haile) of […]

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‘We don’t need to learn the religion from you’ – PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia to UAE Crown Prince

August 3, 2018 Featured
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  OCP News Service – 8/3/18 Addis Ababa -Ethiopia: Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia recently stated that he rejected an offer from Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed of Abu Dhabi to construct an Islamic Center in Ads Ababa. It was reported that Mohammed Bin Zayed told the Ethiopian PM that “We will help you […]

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Live – Faithful Welcome Patriarch Abune Merkorios to Ethiopia

August 1, 2018 Featured
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Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 01/08/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) LIVE BY Mereja.com Addi Ababa-Ethiopia: Live Broadcast of the arrival of Patriarch Abune Merkorios to Addi Ababa. Patriarch Abune Merkorios of Ethiopia ends his exile and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church is […]

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An End to the Ethiopian Schism in Sight?

July 12, 2018 Featured
Patriarch Abuna Merkorios of the Holy Synod in Exile (L) and Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 12/7/18 Global: Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed has hit the ground running since being selected two months ago with a whole program of reforms intended to solve the political and social crisis that has shaken the country in recent years. The public […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Expresses her Grief concerning a Bomb Blast at a Rally of Support and Appreciation in Addis Ababa on Saturday

June 25, 2018 Featured

  Haratewahido – 25/6/18  Translated by Deacon Tesfa Mikael News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs -(OCP News Service) – 25/6/18 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. We were greatly grieved to hear about the terrible bomb attack that was launched against our people by individuals […]

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Patriarch Abuna Mathias launch book ‘Church about Child Marriage’

June 15, 2018 Featured

Rowan Williams – OCP News Service – 15/6/18 *Patriarch Abunä Mathias launches the book entitled ‘What the Church Teaches about Child Marriage’ Addis Ababa -Ethiopia: His Holiness Abunä Mathias I, Patriarch of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ǝč̣äge of See of Täklä Haymanot, has launched a new Amharic book through the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Development and […]

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Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia Arrives in Moscow

May 16, 2018 Featured
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Yonas Geredew – (Delegate of Ethiopia and All Africa) OCP News Service – 16/5/18 Moscow- Russia: His Holiness Abune Mathias – (Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot) has arrived in Russia for a 6-day official visit by the invitation of Patriarch Kirill of the Russian […]

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Occidental World Magazine Publish Article on Persecuted Christians of Eritrea

March 10, 2018 Featured

Occidental World Magazine – 10/3/18 High Concerns on the Situation of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Global: The Occidental World Magazine of the Occidental Studies Institution has published an article on Christian persecution in Eritrea written by George Alexander (Junior Adviser on Geo-strategy of Region). If you ask people, “Where is Eritrea?” most would have […]

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Ethiopian President Receives Catholicos Baselios Paulose II of the East

September 26, 2017 Featured

Yonas Geredew (OCP Delegate of Ethiopia and All Africa) – OCP News Service – 26/9/17 Addis Ababa-Ethiopia: His Excellency Mulatu Teshome – President of Ethiopia received His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos and Malankara Metropolitan on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Primate of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church) and His Holiness Abune […]

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

September 9, 2017 Featured

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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Beza, Who Saved the Forests of Ethiopia, One Church at a Time – A Conservation Story

October 15, 2016 Featured News

Canopymeg – October 2016 BEZA is the story of an Ethiopian girl who is helping to conserve the last forests and biodiversity of northern Ethiopia. BEZA not only inspires girls to pursue science, but she also illustrates the power of kids to seek global solutions. This is the English edition. Click here for the Amharic […]

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

October 14, 2016 Featured News

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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Testimony of Fr. Athanasius Habtu Ghebre-Ab on Eritrea

September 15, 2016 Featured News

AWATE – 15/8/16 Also Read: The Current Situation of Patriarch Antonios of Eritrea Fr. Athanasius Habtu Ghebre-Ab, Ph.D. Director of External Relations, The Canonical Diaspora Diocese of the Eritrean Orthodox Church (North America, Europe and the Middle East) September 14, 2016 COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International […]

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Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia & Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem Visits the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

June 5, 2016 Featured News

The Armenian Orthodox Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem – May-June 2016  The Visit of Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia and the Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem & the Near East to the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem.  Jerusalem:  On May 18 2016, His Beatitude Nouhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem received His Holiness Abune Mathias of […]

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IOCC Assists Communities Affected By Drought Emergency in Ethiopia

December 27, 2015 Featured News
Crop failure due to drought conditions caused Mekia, a 36-year-old mother of four, to sell her only cow to feed her family. Now eight months pregnant, she is malnourished and losing weight from a lack of balanced food that her body requires. More than 10.2 million people in Ethiopia are currently in need of emergency food assistance due to drought conditions. Photo: IOCC

December 2015 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) today announced that they are preparing to release emergency funds to respond to the urgent needs of people affected by the worst drought in Ethiopia in decades. IOCC, an ACT Alliance member, is working in collaboration with the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Development and Inter-Church […]

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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 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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Saint Yared the Ethiopian

May 19, 2015 Featured News
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19/5/15 Courtesy – Nahom Semeneh ‘’On this day also died Yared, the poet and hymn writer, who was like unto the Seraphim. This man was a kinsman of Abba Gideon a priest of ‘Aksum, which city held the first church that was built in the country of Ethiopia, and in [this church] was first preached the […]

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Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria receives Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

January 10, 2015 Featured News

John Anton (OCP Delegate & Special Corespondent in Cairo) OCP News Service – 10/01/2015 Cairo: Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia  (Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia – Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot) arrived in Cairo on 10th Saturdays January 2015. The high level Ethiopian Orthodox delegation was given a […]

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