Archbishop Abune Natnael as the Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal Throne of Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- It has been reported that The Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church on Monday elected Archbishop Abune Natnael of Arsi Diocese as the Locum Tenens (Caretaker) of the Patriarchal Throne until a new leader is elected.It has also been reported that seven Archbishops .
Abune Timotheos, Abune Gabriel, Abune Estephanos, Abune Lukas, Abune Samuel, Abune Matheos and Abune Abraham have also been elected to assist the Locum Tenens and to moderate procedures to elect the next Patriarch.
His Beatitude Abba Pakhomious, Acting Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, is arriving to Addis Ababa today for the funeral of Patriarch Abune Paulos.
The Ethiopian Television (ETV) will bring to you the funeral ceremony of the late patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church, Abune Paulos live through the following streaming links Thursday starting from 9.00 AM in the morning Addis Ababa time(GMT +3).
The procession starts from the papal residence at the St. Mary’s cathedral and will end at 12.00 noon at the Holy Trinity Cathedral cemetery.
Link to Live Streaming: http://www.etvlive.gov.et/etv.html