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

Remembering Abune Melchizedek of Ethiopia

June 2015 - Yohanan Elyas On June 21st we remember our father the late His Grace Abune Melchizedek, Bishop of Kembata, Hadiya, Silte and Guraghe Diocese. He was born in 1960, on 1st June at Mehur, a rural place in the South-Central highland of Ethiopia. He lived his childhood with his father Kinfe Michael Wolde Senbet, a priest ...

Exhibition on Ethiopian Orthodox History held in Munich

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June 2015 Read News in Ethiopian here: Germany: An Exhibition was held in Munich,Germany on May 23 2015 ( May 15 EC) on the history of Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The event was hosted by the association of Mahibere Kidusan which is  the Sunday School Dept. of the Church of Ethiopia. Source:  

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Jersey City celebrates Feast of Saint Gabriel

Rafal Rogoza / The Jersey JournalThe Jersey Journal- 29/12/12 Dozens congregated at an Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Jersey City this morning to worship and celebrate the Feast of Saint Gabriel. Roughly 50 worshippers of the Bisrate Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church held mass at 7 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Church at 214 Martin Luther King Drive ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Delegation Arrives in Cairo to attend Coptic Papal Election (Exclusive)

John Anton Cairo Special Correspondent OCP News Service - Exclusive 29/10/2012 The Ethiopian Orthodox Church delegation of five Archbishops have already arrived in Cairo to take part in the Coptic Papal elections Monday 29th October 2012. The Five of the Archbishops of the Ethiopian Church are Anba Matthias - Jerusalem, Anba Ashiaa - Malakaly, Anba Gabriel - Sydama South of ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church to Revamp Patriarchal Election Procedure(Exclusive)

OCP News Service - Exclusive 27/10/2012 Read Protocol between the Coptic Orthodox Church (COC) and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church (EOTC) Addis Ababa: Sources close to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church reveals that the Church hierarchy may consider restructuring the Patriarchal election procedures. The Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church is to make a detailed analysis ...

Addis Abeba’s New Vegan Café

3/10/2012 AKDA GETACHEW, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE "The brown, flavourful, wholegrain pancakes served at the capital’s new full-time vegan café makes it seem more like a pancake house. While organic veganism is nothing new to Ethiopia, it is overwhelmingly practiced only part-time, based on the Ethiopian Orthodox Church’s fasting schedule. However, Green Arts Coffee, on Debre Zeit Road, is ...

Fr. Dr. Jossi Jacob speaks on Ethiopian Orthodox Church

OCP News Service 13/9/2012 George Alexander OCP Delegation Meets IMOC Delegate to Ethiopian Orthodox Church Read More here: Fr Dr Jossi Jacob Faculty and head of the Post Graduate programmee at Holy Trinity Theological College in Ethiopia was interviewed by Mr George Alexander (Secretary & Spokesperson of OCP Society). Fr Dr Jossi briefs on Ethiopian Orthodox Church, its mission, ...