Live – Press Conference on Ethiopian Orthodox Church Reconciliation from Washington DC

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service - 26/7/18 OROMIA MEDIA NETWORK LIVE STEAMING  in Oromifa Washington DC- USA: Live Press conference on reconciliation between Synod in Exile and Addis Ababa Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church from the Watergate Hotel, Washington DC with the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, Bishops and ...

Flash News – Reports from US Indicate an End to Schism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 23/7/18 USA: Reports indicate that agreement has been reached on ending the schism between Addis Ababa Synod and the Synod in Exile during the first hours of talks. We are awaiting an official announcement from the Ethiopian Church. Joint Prayers held between the Exile Synod and ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Quest for Unity

Solomon Kibriye (Editor- Ethiopian Affairs) - OCP News Service - 17/3/18 This week, his Holiness Patriarch Abune Matthias I, Patriarch of Ethiopia, Echege of of the See of St. Tekle Haimanot and Archbishop of Aksum, celebrated the 5th anniversary of his enthronement in the midst of unprecedented civil unrest throughout the country. His Holiness released a ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church calls for Peace & Reconciliation with Ethiopian Synod in Exile

Menetasnot Desta - Chief Administrator of the OCP Amharic Service - (OCP News Service) - 1/11/17 Addis Ababa - Ethiopia: The annual conference of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church concluded on 31st October 2017. The conference began on 22nd October 2017. The Prelates conveyed condolences to the family members of all those who lost their lives during the September ...

Catholicose Baselios Paulose II begins Apostolic Visit to Ethiopia

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. Thomas ...

Indian Ambassador Anurag Sreevasthava Visits Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

(From L) H E Anurag Sreevasthava - Indian Ambassador to Ethiopia, His Holiness Abune Mathias - Patriarch of Ethiopia, Mr. V. Suresh – Second Secretary at Indian Embassy, Fr Dr. Jossi Jacob - Professor of Holy Trinity Theological College and delegate of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church to the Ethiopian Church

OCP News Service – Ethiopia - 6/6/17 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia- His Excellency Mr. Anurag Sreevasthava, the Honorable Ambassador of India to Ethiopia paid a visit to HH Abune Mathias – I, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Ichege of the See of St. Tekle Haymanot and Archbishop Of Axum on 5th June 2017. The meeting between ...

Book Review: Reflections on the History of the Abyssinian Orthodox Tewahdo Church

Semere Tesfamicael Habtemariam - Asmarino Independent - April 2017 BUY  A COPY FROM AMAZON HERE: Here is a fascinating book, a delight to read but quite difficult to review. Written by a non- professional historian (an engineer by training turned into a political activist and historian to boot), it contains a great many insights without however following ...

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

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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 12 ...

Official Statement of the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church on the Current Affairs of the Country

Kassa Nigus - Mahibere Kidusan - 12/10/16 “And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.” Jer 29፡7 In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen. Previously, ...

The Miracle with the Icon of St Mary (Tsedenya)

Mahibere Kidusan - 20/9/2016 On this day was revealed the miracle of our Lady Mary in the city of Tsedenya when oil dropped from the tablet with her portrait [painted] upon it as if it had been clothed with flesh.  Now, it is said that Luke the evangelist painted this portrait. And the cause of its coming ...

New Book on Preaching in Ethiopian Orthodoxy

LOI - August 2016 PURCHASE HERE: Keon-Sang An, An Ethiopian Reading of the Bible: Biblical Interpretation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church, American Society of Missiology Monograph Series Book 25 (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2015). ISBN 978-1-498220699; also available on Kindle This book gives a good background to the multiple influences on the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, and the ...

The 2nd Edition of “Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity” is as Good as the First – John G. Panagiotou

OCP Publications - 18/7/16 - American Orthodox Institute Review BUY FROM LULU for $7.50 only http://www.lulu.com/shop/george-alexander/collected-writings-on-orthodox-christianity/paperback/product-22738642.html Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity: Various Aspects of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches Alexander, George, editor; OCP Publications: Kerala, India (Second Edition, June 2016). In this second edition of Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity, editor and author George Alexander provides new content as good as the first. This ...

Symposium on the Contribution of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tawahido Church Will be Held

13/7/16- Mahibere Kidusan - The Ethiopian Orthodox Church  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church, Mahibere Kidusan and The Institute for Advanced Semitic Studies and Afroasiatic Studies are jointly hosting an informative symposium and dialogue focused on the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The symposium will be at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University, ...

Archbishop Abune Nathaniel of Ethiopia Enters Eternal Rest

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OCP News Service - 2/3/16 Memory Eternal Addis Ababa: Archbishop Abune Nathaniel of Ethiopia has entered eternal rest. He was one of the senior most prelates of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The Late Archbishop Abune Nathaniel acted as the Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal Throne of Ethiopia after the demise of late Patriarch Abune Paulose of Ethiopia. Memory ...

Monument of Abune Petros Reinstated

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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 held on ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church to intensify Evangelism & Social Support

His Holiness Abune Mathias I -Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia - Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot.

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: To establish a committee ...

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

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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 move is aimed ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church to Address Declining Number of Faithful

OCP News Service- 21/10/15 Report by Mentu Desta Asrat Addis Ababa-Ethiopian: His Holiness Abune Mathias - Patriarch of Ethiopia said the church cannot keep loosing her faithful. The Patriarch expressed his concern during the 34th annual general meeting of "Sebeka - Gubae" (council of church members and department representatives ) on 18th October 2015. Reports of different dioceses, Synodal departments, Church ...

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria Meets Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia 

Yonas Gredew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa and All Ethiopia) OCP News Service – 26/9/15  Pics - Fb Page of Coptic Spokesperson:  Addis Ababa: His Holiness Tawadors II of Alexandria on the Throne of St Mark the Evangelist has arrived in Ethiopia for the first apostolic visit. The Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church is accompanied by a high-level  delegation from ...

Archbishop Abune Phillip of Ethiopia Enters Eternal Rest

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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 Service