• Habtom Yohannes

    Habtom Yohannes

    Dutch journalist and PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies of Radboud University Nijmegen

    Originally from the Eritrean capital Asmara, Habtom Yohannes is a Dutch journalist and PhD candidate at the faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies of Radboud University Nijmegen. As part of the European Research Council project “Rewriting Global Orthodoxy: Oriental Christianity in Europe between 1970 and 2020,” Yohannes studies the textual practices of the Eritrean and Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Christians in Europe in the last 50 years.

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Ethnicity Tears the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church Apart

ελληνικά | Русский What initially seemed an internal conflict between the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church (EtOTC) and an Oromo breakaway synod of 28 bishops, has developed into an open clash between the Ethiopian government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the EtOTC. The current struggle is actually a scramble over who...
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The Tigray Crisis and the Possibility of an Autocephalous Tigray Orthodox Tewahdo Church

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски The ongoing war in Tigray, the cradle of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Christianity, might lead into yet another split of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church (EtOTC), this time into an Amhara-base... Read more.
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