Church urges public to strive for peace
October 29 2013 ERTA
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Addis Ababa, 9 August 2016 (WIC)- The Ethiopian Orthodox
Tewahido Church insisted on the public to manage the
violence that happened in some parts of the country and
persevere for peace and stability.
Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, his Holiness Abune
Mathias, in his statements today said that Ethiopians have kept
their unity, freedom, brotherhood and love for over 3,000
centuries. The current situation is bothering the church, he
His holiness called up on the public to keep on building the
new Ethiopia and stop this violence so as to realize the
Ethiopian renaissance with all their might.
The church called up on the people to request their rights only in peaceful and lawful manner.
The church, in its five-point statement noted that there will be prayers and peace preaching during the current two weeks of fasting.
It was noted that the church is highly touched by the disasters and lose of lives and it shall conduct continued prayers to ensure peace and
stability in the country.
Walta has learnt that his Holiness, Abune Matias, together with members of the synod, have planted seedlings in the patriarch’s compound.