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´╗┐The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? : Psalm 27: 1

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Homosexuality in the Teachings of Orthodox Christianity
Octover 28,2014

In the broad sense, homosexuality includes any sexual act or behavior, even occasional, of an individual with other persons belonging to the same sex. Seen in this way, there is a continuum between exclusive homosexuality and absolute heterosexuality, with a whole series of intermediate degrees. In the strict sense, however, homosexuality refers to habitual homosexual behavior based on a specific orientation of the personality that rejects woman as a sexual companion (or man, in the case of female homosexuality).

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A Shift from Where are you? to Where are we?
October 22, 2014
 Minwagaw Temesgen

The first question in the history of human kind is the one asked by God in the Garden of Eden. The question reads “And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, ‘Where are you?’” Genesis 3: 9. This question was asked by God when the one created in His image and likeness disobeyed the divine order given for Adam’s sake. This was the order: “And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, ‘Of every tree of the Garden of Eden you may freely eat. But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it, for in the day that you eat thereof you hall surely die.’”

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Mahibere Kidusan spends millions of birr to support church service

October 17,2014

Kassa Nigus

Mahibere Kidusan (MK), a fellowship of mainly young Christians under the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church, spent 13,948,984.7 birr to finance spiritual services and projects carried out by the Church during the 2006 Ethiopian fiscal year.

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Abune Bertelomewos of Debre Zemeda
Octover 14,2014                    

Abune Bertelomewos was born in Țsetsera around Merewa from respected parents of royal family of wag in a specific area of Yǝnalqa. When he reached the age of adulthood, his parents married him to a wife without his permission but he did not approach her for sexual intercourse and unfortunately his wife was died during their honeymoon.

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Zemene Tsigie - The Season of Flower
October 6,2014
Kassa Nigus

Zemene Tsigie in the calendar system of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church is a season that covers the period from Meskerem 26 to Hidar 5 E.C, i.e., from October 6 to November 14 G.C.

The season is dedicated to the commemoration of the flight of the Holy Family (St. Mary and Her Son Jesus Christ along with Joseph and Solome) to the wilderness of Egypt.

A fast observed of once own free will for abundant blessings he/she expects from God through the intercession of St. Mary is also part of the Zemene Tsigie. This fast is usually observed by monks and devout believers as it is out of the seven official fasting periods of the church.

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