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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch to Resign

Abune Mathias to resign as the patriarch of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church

Apparently, the Patriarch felt that he no longer exercising his power due to disobedience by members of his administration. (Photo: EBC.TV)

BY BORKENA NEWS

The last two weeks witnessed the resignation of Speaker of Ethiopian parliament, Aba Dula Gemeda, and the advisor to the Prime minister, Bereket Simon.

Now Patriarch of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church told his aides and loyal within the church administration that he is resigning starting next week, according to a report by Wazema radio which cited seemingly well-placed sources within the church. Continue reading Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch to Resign

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)

BY WCC

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