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Official Letter: Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches Calls Upon Eritrean Church to End Schism and Restore H.H. Abune Antonios I to His Throne

June 17, 2016 To All the Bishops, Priests and Faithful of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church— We wish you a blessed Holy Pentecost. We learned of the passing late last year of His Eminence Abba Dioskoros. On behalf of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches of America, we wish […]


Armenian Church Makes Saints of Genocide Victims

Armenian Church Makes Saints of Genocide Victims The Armenian Church on Thursday, April 23, conferred sainthood on some 1.5 million Armenians massacred by Ottoman forces a century ago, as tensions raged over Turkey‘s refusal to recognise the killings as genocide. The ceremony, which is believed to be the biggest canonisation service in […]