Addis-Ababa-Ethiopia: His Holiness Patriarch Abuna Mathias of Ethiopia thanked His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and the Russian Orthodox church for the prayers and support extended to the Ethiopian Church and her faithful during the time of intense persecution. The ongoing attacks are mainly targeted against the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, her faithful and socio-spiritual institutions.
The Patriarch in his letter expressed his hope for lasting peace and stability.
In March 2021, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter of сondolences to Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia over the killing of Orthodox Christians in East Wellega Zone, in Oromia Region.
OCP News Service