Bishop of the Tewhado Ethiopian Orthodox Church arrives in Mekele

His Divineness Abune Mathias, an Ethiopian Orthodox Tewhado bishop, arrived in Mekele, the capital of Tigray, this morning in order to attend His Holiness Abune Yohannes’ funeral service. Abune Yohannes passed away yesterday.
Due to the conflict between the Federal Government and the Tigray People’s Librarian Front( TPLF), the bishop had not been traveled for more than three years. His Divinity Abuneh Abraham of the Menbera Patriarchate, the Archbishop of Behardar Diocese, and His Holiness Abune Petros, Secretary-General of the Holy Synod and Archbishop of New York and the neighborhood, accompanied the pope to Bole International Airport where they were blessed by His Holiness, along with the representatives of the Patriarchal Archdiocese.

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