Abune Matthais the Ethiopian Orthodox Pope Enthroned

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Abune Matthias scored 500 out of 806 vote from archbishops, representatives of ancient monasteries and 53 dioceses as well as the faithful, Sunday schools and the clergy.

Delegations from Oriental Orthodox Churches, the World Council of Churches, the elderly, among others, observed the election.

The enthronement was on 3rd March 2013 at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis.

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