H.G. Geevarghese Mar Yulios’ visit Ethiopia for Epiphany Celebrations “Timket”

Addis Ababa: Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, leading an Indian Orthodox delegation to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church attended its Epiphany service on January 19, Sunday. This was the Metropolitan’s maiden visit to Ethiopia and will be continued till January 24. Photo Gallery
Mar Yulios visited His Holiness Abune Mathias I, the 6th Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot and participated divine liturgy with the Patriarch. The Metropolitan is also being invited to deliver lectures to the seminarians at the reputed Holy Trinity Theological College. Video
Dr Fr Jossy Jacob, faculty and Director of Post-graduate programme at the Holy Trinity Theological College, will be the guide for Dr Mar Yulios during his nine-day visit. The Metropolitan is also scheduled to visit several Orthodox churches in Addis Ababa. Archibishop Dr Timotheos, Head of the Holy Trinity Theological College, has invited Dr Mar Yulios.
The Holy Trinity Theological College has been contributing lot to the modernisation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church through theological, management and leadership training. Dr Mar Yulios will have several interactions with the seminarians, academicians and study the system at the Theological College.
The Orthodox Church is in communion with the Oriental Orthodox Churches namely Ethiopian, Antiochene, Alexandrian, Armenian and Eritrean Churches. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church is the predominant Oriental Orthodox Christian church in Ethiopia.

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