Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

The Official Response of the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Concerning the Ethiopian Monastery of Deir El-Sultan

November 5, 2018 Featured

Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams  – (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs)OCP News Service – 05/11/18 Special Courtesy –  Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs)  As a result of the decisions made during the bi-annual plenary meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, on Monday the 29th of October, to respond to […]

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Former Prime Minister Responsible for Splitting the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Sought Forgiveness from Patriarch Abune Merkorios

August 4, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 04/08/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: In a stunning and historic development, former Prime Minister Tamrat Layne came to the Patriarchate in Addis Ababa and bowed down before His Holiness Patriarch Abune Merkorios and […]

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Who are the Two Patriarchs of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

August 3, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 03/08/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) His Holiness Patriarch Abune Mathias gave a moving speech yesterday August 1, 2018, welcoming home Patriarch Abune Merkorios home after two and a half decades in exile. Their ‘Holinesses’ will now share […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Unity Declaration Document in English

July 27, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 27/7/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) English translation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Unity Declaration Document The Ethiopian Orthodox Church Formally Declares an End to the 27-Year-Old Schism (Updated) 1. His Holiness Patriarch Abunä Merkorios It is well […]

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Joint Prayers held between the Exile Synod and Addis Ababa Synod Prelates of the Ethiopian Church

July 23, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 23/7/18 Arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox Delegation in Washington DC for Peace Talks : Hierarch’s Embrace Each Other USA: Joint prayers between the Exile and Addis Ababa Synods were held at the Exile Church’s St. Gabriel Cathedral in Washington D.C. The reconciliation conference begins […]

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Arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox Delegation in Washington DC for Peace Talks : Hierarch’s Embrace Each Other

July 19, 2018 Featured

Eotc Nassu – OCP News Service – 19/7/18 Prime Minister of Ethiopia gives a send-off to the delegation hoping to end the schism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church The arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox delegation in Washington DC for Peace talks. Live-cast Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) reports -In receiving the delegation at […]

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Prime Minister of Ethiopia gives a send-off to the delegation hoping to end the schism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

July 19, 2018 Featured
Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia (L), Prime Minister Ahmed Abyi of Ethiopia (C) and Patriarch Abune Merkorios of the Ethiopian Synod in Exile (R)

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 19/7/18 On Wednesday July 18, 2018, Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia received the delegation of the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Tewahedo Church in Ethiopia that departed later that evening for Washington D.C. to meet with the delegation of the Exile Synod […]

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The Last Christian Emperor – Haile Selassie I and Orthodox Christianity

November 15, 2017 Featured
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Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 15/11/7 November, 2017 marks the 87th anniversary of the coronation of the last Christian Emperor in the world, a member of the Oriental Orthodox Communion. At the Cathedral of Saint George in Addis Ababa, the Coptic Archbishop of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Abune […]

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

September 3, 2017 Featured
Fr. Dr. Jossi Jacob (Indian Orthodox Delegate in Ethiopia and Faculty at Holy Trinity College)

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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Adwa Commemorated: Papers Presented on the topic ‘The Invasion of Fascist Italy & the position of Pope Pius XI’

March 12, 2017 Featured

Eotcmk.org – Kassa  Nigus  – March 2017 Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) Deserves apology and compensation from Italy. Mahibere Kidusan Research Center organized a workshop to commemorate the Adwa Victory on St. George Day (March 2, 2017) at its premises. Two individuals had presentations on themes relating to the day and the papers were titled, […]

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Statement of Intent from LOI Regional Consultation in Ethiopia

October 15, 2016 Featured News

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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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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New Book on Preaching in Ethiopian Orthodoxy

August 24, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church to intensify Evangelism & Social Support

November 3, 2015 Featured News
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: […]

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Ethiopian Christians killed by IS remembered in prayers in Geneva

April 29, 2015 Featured News
Ethiopian Christians killed by IS remembered in prayers in Geneva

World Council of Churches – April 2015 A prayer service paying tribute to the Ethiopian Christians killed by the Islamic State (IS) last week was organized in Geneva, Switzerland, by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. The event was attended by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit […]

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