Pope sends condolences on death of Ethiopian Orthodox prelate
August 17, 2012
Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message of condolence to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church on the death of Patriarch Abuna Paulos.
The Ethiopian Orthodox leader died on August 15 at the age of 76 after a long illness. The Pope paid homage to his “firm commitment to promoting greater unity through dialogue and cooperation.”
- Pope: condolences at Ethiopian Patriarch's passing (Vatican Radio)
- Telegramma del Santo Padre (Vatican press office)
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