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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch Dies

A controversial process, influenced by politics and tribal agenda, led to the selection of Abune Paulos after dethroning the then Patriarch, Abune Merkorios

By TesfaNews,

The Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Abune Paulos, died on August 16 following medical treatment.

According to several news reports, Abune Paulos, 76,  had been admitted at Balcha Hospital in Addis Ababa after suffering from a heart attack the previous day.

An official by the name of Mulugeta Aserate Kassa told the BBC that Abune Paulos had been “very healthy” on Wednesday, when he led a service in Addis Ababa. However, he was later rushed to the hospital. Continue reading Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch Dies