Ethiopian Church (Orthodox Church) making history (Video)

1

Source: Borkena Ethiopian News

Just like Ethiopia and Eritrea made history by leaving hostility and conflict behind to usher to a new era of cooperation, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church ( otherwise known as Ethiopian church) is poised to make history by ending schism within the church.

And Ethiopia’s new leader, Abiy Ahmed, has served as a catalyst for that to happen. Yesterday, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo church sent delegates to the United States with a mission to finalize talks with leaders of the patriarchate of Ethiopian church based in the country.

The church was divided following take over of power by Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in 1991. Ever since, the Ethiopian Church has two patriarchate while there is no theological difference.

The delegates met with PM Abiy Ahmed before they leave for the United States and he reportedly made them pledge that they will not return to Ethiopia without having leaders of the patriarchate based in the United States along with them.

The prime minister himself is traveling to the United States at the end of this month for the sole purpose of meeting Ethiopians living in the United States.

Join the conversation. Like borkena on Facebook and get Ethiopian News updates regularly. As well, you may get Ethiopia News by following us on twitter @zborkena

Share.

1 Comment

  1. This Breaking and Historic News has been confirmed that as of July 23, 2018 (Gregorian Calendar), the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Synod based in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia and the now ‘former’ Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Synod in Exile have official reconciled and reunited into One, Unadulterated Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Synod that will remain undivided in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. Further official statements will be released in the days to come.

Leave A Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.