Five Students Expelled From Bonga University For Supporting ‘Orthodox Fasting Food Request’

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service - 30/11/2019 Special Courtesy - Kagnew Ewunetu ‘A Critical Analysis of the Ethiopian Crisis’ Presentation Held at the Central University of Punjab by Donn George Varghese Addis Ababa - Ethiopia: Five students from the Bonga University have been expelled for their support to Orthodox Christian students ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 29/11/2019 On November 26, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Holiness Abune Mattias, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, at Budapest. Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Justinos Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk, Kurdistan and Environs, and Very Rev. ...

Anti-Orthodox Attacks Reach Addis Ababa  

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service - 27/11/2019 Addis Ababa - Ethiopia: According to sources from Addis Ababa, violent attacks have taken place at the Church of the Archangel St. Michael located in the Bole Sub-City of the Ethiopian capital. As it is customary throughout the country, the Church of ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Express Solidarity With The Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service - 24/11/2019 Addis Abba-Ethiopia: Abune Mathias of Ethiopia received His Excellency Alexander Resitich (the ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Ethiopia) and his deputy Mrs. Sevatlanayovich. During their meeting, the Ambassador Resitich handed over the message of solidarity from Patriarch Irinej of ...

‘A Critical Analysis of the Ethiopian Crisis’ Presentation Held at the Central University of Punjab by Donn George Varghese  

OCP News Service - 23/11/2019 Punjab-India: A presentation titled 'Critical Analysis of the Ethiopian Crisis' was held at the Department of the South and Central Asian Studies of the Central University of Punjab (CUPB), Bathinda, on 22nd November 2019. The presentation was made by Donn George Varghese (Delegate of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE) and a student of ...

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 ...

Orthodox Christian School Teacher Killed By Islamic Radicals in Ethiopia

Special Report by Temesgen Zegeye- OCP News Service - 17/11/2019 +Memory Eternal+ Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: Serkalem (Erikeselam) Moges a young school teacher (aged 39) has become the latest victim of the ongoing radical Islamic violence against Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia. Serkalem was 'stoned to death' at her home by a group of Islamic radicals in West Hararge, ...

Syria’s Christians, Muslims Unite to Create Future for Children of Daesh Sex Slaves – NGO

© AP Photo / Maya Alleruzzo

  Sputniknews - 15/11/2019 GENOA (Sputnik), Anastasia Levchenko - The Christian bishop and Muslim mufti of Syria's Aleppo are working together to help the children of women who had been kidnapped and raped by Daesh register for an official name, Andrea Avveduto, communications chief for Pro Terra Sancta, a non-profit association operating in Syria, said. “We are doing ...

New Book – The Mysterious Empire of Ethiopia

Amazon - 6/11/2019 A new book by Dean Arnold titled 'Unknown Empire: The True Story of Mysterious Ethiopia and the Future Ark of Civilization' on  Ethiopia is now available for purchase. The book has opened rave reviews. You can also avail a special Deal from the author- Ebook and Paperback both for $25: http://dean-w-arnold.com/buy-unknown-empire-paperback About the Book Keepers of ...

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

OCP News Service - 1/11/2019 Global: Apart from petitioning the United Nations, and several Human Rights organizations, the Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) has petitioned the honorable President of Russia - Vladimir Putin on the ongoing persecution of Christians in Ethiopia. A petition was also filed to the honorable Prime Minister of ...

A Kind Appeal to Support the Orthodox Faithful and Churches in Rural Ethiopia

https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-faithful-and-churches-in-rural-eotc?

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) - OCP News Service - 3110/2019 ‘We Are Unsure If They Are Dead or Alive’ – On The Fate Of The Orthodox Faithful in Oromiya Please donate by visiting the page Global: Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Clergy Association in Northern America has launched Go Fund me program and calls ...

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

OCP News Service - 28/10/2019 Global: The Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian  Society) sent reports on the ongoing persecution of Christians in Ethiopia to the UN and various international human rights organizations. “I Am Pleading To The Creator In My Prayers With Tears”- Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia Eleven reports (consolidated) were emailed to the ...

“I Am Pleading To The Creator In My Prayers With Tears”- Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) - OCP News Service -28/1/2019 "Bring Forth My Death!" Excerpts from the Ethiopian Patriarch's speech (On the slaughter of his flock in the Oromia Regional State of Ethiopia) "...My children! I am a religious father. I am your shepherd. But I was not able to protect you from being slaughtered. ...

‘We Are Unsure If They Are Dead or Alive’ – On The Fate Of The Orthodox Faithful in Oromiya 

Photos- ETOC TV

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) - OCP News Service - 27/10/2019 Addis Abab- Ethiopia: The venerable members of the  Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church commemorated the martyrs of Oromiya regional state in the Divine Liturgy and special prayers, held on 27th October 2019 at Menbere Tsebaot Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Members ...

Orthodox Faithful, Prelates ‘Prepare For Martyrdom’ in Response to the Unending Riots in Ethiopia

Priests carrying the Tabots (Arks) during the funeral procession signifying that these are martyrs. Tabots are never moved from church altars except on Theophany (Timket) or of the feast day of the church. Photos - Zemedkun Bekele FB.

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 26/10/2019 Addis-Ababa- Ethiopia: Between Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th, protesters across Ethiopia’s Oromia Federal State launched violent attacks against non-Oromos residing in the state, killing at least 63 people, leaving around three hundred seriously wounded, and burned numerous homes and business ...

Ambassador of the Russian Federation Received by Patriarch Abune Mathias I of Ethiopia

Deacon Solomon Kibriye – Chief Editor of Ethiopian Affairs - OCP News Service - 11/9/19 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Ethiopia and to the African Union - His Excellency Mr. Yevgeny Terekhin, was received by His Holiness Patriarch Mathias I in audience on September 10. The Ambassador highlighted the longstanding ties between ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Patriarchate Slams Relentless Attack on Churches and the Faithful

The Church of St.Tekle Haimanot in South Gondar zone was recently gutted by fire.

Deacon Solomon Kibriye – Chief Editor of Ethiopian Affairs - OCP News Service - 6/9/19 Special Courtesy -  Archdeacon Tesfa Michael Willaims  Photo courtesy - Ethiopia: On Monday September 2, 2019, the Standing Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, in an emergency meeting, has called a plenary session of the Holy Synod on Thursday September 5th in ...

OCP Launch Amharic News Service

OCP News Service - 1/7/19 Visit the OCP-Amharic Blog here: https://ocpamharic.blogspot.com/ Ethiopia: Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE has launched OCP-Amharic News Service. The new Amharic Service blog will feature translated news and articles in the Amharic language. The service falls under the Dept. of Public Relations and Information Services of the OCP Society. The blog is designed and managed by Menetasnot ...

International Orthodox Christian Charities Announces $135K Campaign for Ethiopia

IOCC - 5/6/19 Humanitarian Agency to Extend Fight against Tropical Disease, Expand Health Services in Rural Areas Baltimore, Md. (June 4, 2019) – International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has announced a fundraising push for ongoing work in Ethiopia, aiming to raise $135,000 to continue combatting the tropical disease podoconiosis and to expand health services in underserved, isolated ...

Theological Students and Priest Association Call for Stability and Peace in Ethiopia

Menetasnot Desta – Chief Administrator of the OCP Amharic Service- OCP News Service - 21/4/19 Last Friday (12/04/2019) students of the Holy Trinity Theological University college and St. Paul’s theological college held a demonstration in front of the EOTC Patriarchate headquarters in response to the displacement and attacks on the country especially on the church and ...

The Response of Emperor Gelawdewos (Claudius) of Ethiopia to Roman Catholic Missionaries

Special Courtesy - Elais Gabrieselesie - 12/3/19 The confession of Emperor Gelawdewos (Claudius) of Ethiopia, an answer given to the Roman Catholic missionaries of the 16th C, as it is the stand of the Church. The translation isfrom Assistant Professor Lule Melaku's " History of The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church" book, page 113-115. The confession of Faith ...