Photos from Orthodox Christian Lenten, Holy Week & Paschal Celebrations Worldwide – 2017

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Patriarch Abune Mathias Arrives in India

Dr. Ajesh T Phillip -OCP News Service- 19/11/16 (Ethiopian - Indian Orthodox Churches) Kerala- India: His Holiness Patriarch Abune Mathias and the Ethiopian Orthodox delegation has arrived in India. The Primate of the Church of Ethiopia and the delegation was received by His Grace Metropolitan Geevarghese Coorilose and His Grace Metropolitan Geevarghese Yulios at the Mumbai International ...

PATRIARCH ABUNE MATHIAS OF ETHIOPIA ADDRESSED THE LAITY ON OCCASION OF THE FEAST OF THE HOLY THEOTOKOS

MENETASNOT DESTA MELESE (Correspondent in Addis Ababa & the Chief Administrator of OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service – 9/8/16 Addis Ababa: His Holiness Abune Mathias Patriarch of Ethiopia, Ichege of the See of St. Tekle Haymanot and Archbishop Of Axum addressed the Ethiopian Orthodox faithful on the occasion of the feast of the Dormition of the Holy ...

Police Arrest Illegal Sellers of Ethiopian Orthodox Holy Scriptures

MENETASNOT DESTA MELESE (Correspondent in Addis Ababa & the Chief Administrator of OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service – 7/8/16 Addis Ababa: EOTC heritage, museum, and library department director "Meleake Selam" Fr Selemon Tolcha reported to Mahibere Kidusan, that Addis Ababa Police has arrested some persons who illegally tried to sell Ethiopian Orthodox ancient scripts ...

Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia Meets Catholicos Aram I of the Holy See of Cilicia

His Holiness Abune Mathias I - Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot (R) and  His Holiness Aram I - Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church (L).

Prakash Varghese - OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant OCP News Service - 17/7/15 Beirut: Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia arrived in Lebanon and met with His Holiness Aram I of the Greater House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church. Abune MAthias and the Ethiopian Orthodox delegation is expected to take part in the Holy ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Sends Condolences to the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

On April 20, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to His Holiness Abuna Mathias, Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, on the occasion of the murder of Ethiopian Christians by Libyan terrorists. On behalf of the members of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin and the Supreme Spiritual Council, ...

IOCC & Ethiopian Orthodox Church Development Commission provides Aid to Sudanese Refugees

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March 2015 Exhausted Sudanese Refugees Struggle For Survival In New Land Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Thousands of South Sudanese families who fled the violence and bloodshed from their country's civil war now face new hardships as refugees in Ethiopia. More than 196,000 refugees, of which nearly two-thirds are children, have endured months of living out in open ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Leaders laud OCP Society: Discuss Oriental Orthodox Unity

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OCP News Service - 21/6/14 Also read: Addis Ababa Conference Portal powered by OCP inaugurated at all UAE National Ethiopian Youth Conference: Ethiopian Orthodox Prelates Honored by OCP Society Addis Ababa Conference Portal powered by OCP inaugurated at all UAE National Ethiopian Youth Conference: Ethiopian Orthodox Prelates Honored by OCP Society Dubai: The Ethiopian Orthodox Church leaders of the ...

OCP Secretary George Alexander Address all UAE National Ethiopian Youth Conference: Calls for Second Addis Ababa Conference

OCP News Service - 21/6/14 Also Read: Addis Ababa Conference Portal powered by OCP inaugurated at all UAE National Ethiopian Youth Conference: Ethiopian Orthodox Prelates Honored by OCP Society Dubai: George Alexander (OCP Secretary and Spokesperson) along with Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) and Nisha Jacob (OCP Delegate and Associate) were invited ...

Addis Ababa Conference Portal powered by OCP inaugurated at all UAE National Ethiopian Youth Conference: Ethiopian Orthodox Prelates Honored by OCP Society

OCP News Service - 21/6/14 Click to visit the Portal below: http://www.theorthodoxchurch.info/aacp/ Dubai: The Exclusive Portal Dedicated the to the Addis Ababa Conference of the Oriental Orthodox Churches (held in the year 1965) was inaugurated by the Priests of Ethiopian Orthodox Churches in the United Arab Emirates. The Conference portal is powered by OCP Society and will remain ...

Prayers and petitions for Ethiopian Orthodox woman sentenced to death

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - 3/6/14 The young mother stood before her accusers and boldly stated without reservation, “I am a Christian, and I will remain a Christian.” These words, which sound as if they had been lifted straight out of an early Christian martyrology, were proclaimed in mid-May 2014 in a Sudanese courtroom by Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, ...

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church of Our Savior (Medhanialem) to inaugurate new building

Deacon Solomon Kibriye OCP News Service- 22/3/14 Visit Church website here: The Church of Our Savior (Medhanialem) was legally incorporated and established in the City of New York 30 years ago when the first mass was held in the Riverside Church at the Christ Chapel. Our service has continued at this place for the last 30 years uninterrupted thanks ...

Metropolitan Mar Yulios extends invitation to Ethiopian Orthodox Patriarch to visit India in 2015

Liju Cherian - 29/1/14 Indian Malankara Orthodox Church - Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Inter-Orthodox Unity ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – His Holiness Abune Mathias I, the 6th Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot, has accepted a formal invitation to visit India in mid-2015. Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr ...

Metropolitan Mar Yulios begins visit to Ethiopian Orthodox Church, to hold liturgy with Patriarch

The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian - 14/1/14  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios will be leading an Indian Malankara Orthodox delegation to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church for its Epiphany service on January 19, Sunday. This will be the Orthodox Metropolitan's maiden visit to Ethiopia and is scheduled from ...

Open House Tonight: Ethiopian Orthodox Church

7/12/13 The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Debre Ganet Immanuel Cathedral, is inviting residenrs to come and have a look at the beautiful hand-painted Ethiopian Orthodox Church Icons this evening [Dec 6] from 5.30pm to 9.00pm at their location on 16 Old Military Road in St George’s. This open house coincides with tonight’s National Trust Christmas Walkabout in ...

Priests Are Responsible for Ending Violence Against Women, Says Ethiopian Church

UN Women - November 2013 “As a priest,  people listen to me and that gives me a position to speak out  against gender-based  violence,” says Melakesina, priest and head of the  Ethiopian Orthodox  Church in Kobo district in northern Ethiopia. He is one of  100 religious  leaders who participated in trainings on gender-based violence  and are ...

Ethiopia Celebrates Meskel, A Christian Holiday All Its Own, With Yellow Flowers And Blazing Bonfires

Orthodox Christian Ethiopians gather at Estifanos Church in Addis Ababa to mark the religious holiday Meskel on Sept. 27, 2013.  IBTimes/Jacey Fortin

      Jacey Fortin-27/9/13 A massive bonfire blazed in the central square of Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa, on Thursday night. But by Friday morning, the mess had been swept away, leaving nothing but a giant spot of soot on the asphalt. Thousands of people had flocked to the arena, called Meskel Square, to watch the ceremonial lighting of ...

CNN: Rock churches of Lalibela, the Jerusalem of Ethiopia

Errol Barnett, CNN - 1/7/13 Lalibela, Ethiopia (CNN) -- It's 4 o'clock on a Sunday morning when a trail of figures dressed in white emerges from the deep darkness. Quietly, the summoned crowd makes its way down a cluster of ancient structures as the slow beat from traditional skin drums beckons. It's a common scene here in Lalibela, a ...

Into the Forests of Gondar

Worshippers approach the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Church of St. George on St. George’s holiday. Hewn from solid rock in the 13th century, it is one of 11 churches in Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

By Stephen Collins '74 Photography by Lydia Ball '13 Published June 5, 2013 | Issue: Spring 2013 Colby researchers plumb the secrets of Ethiopia's ancient "church forests" In a faraway land, in a province named South Gondar, the arid landscape is dotted with ancient Orthodox Christian Tewahedo churches. Forests encircle these churches—hundreds of green spots visible in satellite photos—and ...

List of Five Candidates Announced for the Ethiopian Orthodox Patriarchal Throne

25/2/13 Addis Ababa: The Patriarchal Electoral Committee of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church has announced the names of five candidates for the Patriarchal throne. They are as follows: His Eminence, Archbishop Abune Mattias of Jerusalem His Eminence Archbishop Abune Elsa of North Gondar His Eminence Abune Hizkias, Archbishop of Kaffa, Sheka, Bench and Maji, and General Secretary of the Holy Synod His ...

Nomination for the 6th Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch completed

19/2/13 The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Patriarchate Head Office Electoral Committee announced that the 6th Patriarchal election would be conducted February 28, 2013. The Committee Head and Jimma Diocese Archbishop Abune Estifanos said that among all potential candidates, only five would be selected to run for the 6th Patriarchal election. Abune Estifanos added that the winner would ...