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Eritrean Orthodox Church Hosts World Council of Churches (WCC) Delegation

“Visit aimed at reviewing the situation within the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church and strengthening the relationship that has been loosened over the past several years.”

A delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC) paid a week long historic solidarity visit to the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church. (Photo: Peter Kenny/WCC)

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A delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC) concluded a solidarity visit to the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, one of Africa’s oldest Christian churches dating back to the year AD 329.

It was the first such visit in more than 10 years and the WCC left with a pledge to pray and work for peace between Eritrea and its neighbor Ethiopia as they attempt to resolve a border dispute. Continue reading Eritrean Orthodox Church Hosts World Council of Churches (WCC) Delegation