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Re: Abune Petros: A Martyr of the Millenium
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2013, 11:40:05 PM »
I'm reviving this old thread to post a picture of the statue of Abune Petros, from an article about the statue being moved:



http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/2013/05/ethiopia-farewell-archbishop/

Such a remarkable man.  May he pray for us all.

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Re: Abune Petros: A Martyr of the Millenium
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2013, 02:04:01 AM »
I'm reviving this old thread to post a picture of the statue of Abune Petros, from an article about the statue being moved:



http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/2013/05/ethiopia-farewell-archbishop/

Such a remarkable man.  May he pray for us all.

Amen, amen, amen.

I hope that the moving of this statue is not politically motivated.

Let us continue to pray for Ethiopia and for our Tewahedo Church.

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