January 31, 2008

Eritrea Hides Ex-Orthodox Head from U.S. Officials

By Ethan Cole
Christian Post Reporter
Wed, Jan. 30 2008 03:19 PM ETThe former head of the Eritrean Orthodox Church, who is widely believed to have been forcibly removed from office by the government, was relocated to an undisclosed locale to prevent his meeting a visiting U.S. delegation, reported a Christian persecution watchdog group Tuesday.

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It is amazing how dictators of different eras share the same trends. Derg deposed His Holiness Abune Theophlos, killed and burried in an unknown place. The so called liberators deposed and imprisoned their patriarch. They saved his life may be because the fear a world wide uproar.


God help the Church.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


"The particular episode commenced due to an attempt by the Ethiopian ministry of Education to enforce the dos and don'ts in a 5 page clear and firm communication it dispensed in Mekelle University. Albeit the rules and regulations articulation without bias of limitations in the dress-code and other church and state related matters on the grounds of the university, students of the Islam faith were evidently apprehensive."

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