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A voice from the ‘cradle of mankind’

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The Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church addressed the Synod for Africa yesterday.

His Holiness Abuna Paulos is the head of one of the most intriguing and spiritually rich of the Oriental Orthodox Churches. He expressed his great pride at Ethiopia’s unique role in Christian history.

Anthropologists, philosophers, and academicians confirmed that Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular is indeed the cradle of mankind. And the Holy Bible confirms this profound conviction. History, according to the Ethiopian calendar starts from Adam and Noah. That is to say that for the Ethiopians the beginning of mankind, our present and our future is marked today and forever by God and His salvation.

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Written by Luke Coppen

October 7, 2009 at 2:51 pm

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  1. thanks for the video

    ghettoblackify

    October 7, 2009 at 4:33 pm


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