Ethiopian Orthodox

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church is an Oriental Orthodox Christian church in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Church was part of the Coptic Orthodox Church until 1959, when it was granted its own Patriarch by Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of All Africa, Cyril VI.

Connected Sites

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Aksum Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion
Fasil Ghebbi Ethiopian Orthodox Churches
Lalibela Churches belong to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Old City of Jerusalem Has its section in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and they own a nearby monastery.
Qadisha Valley The hermitage-monastery complexes of Deir es-Salib, Mar Antonios, Mar Semaane, and Mar Assia, along with the isolated chapels of Mar Bohna and Mar Chmouna were all established by Ethiopian Orthodox monks.


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