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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Standing in Solidarity with Eritrean/Ethiopian Christians

In London, UK, the Metropolitan of Glastonbury and Head of the British Orthodox Church, Abba Seraphim will join a protest vigil to “Stand in Solidarity with Eritrean Christians” outside the Eritrean Embassy between 3-4 pm on Thursday, 3 June 2010. The vigil has been organized by a number of Christian Human Rights’ organizations: Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Release Eritrea, Church in Chains, Release International and Open Doors. At a similar gathering in May 2008 Abba Seraphim handed in a petition at the Embassy calling for the restoration of His Holiness Abune Antonios, the canonical Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Church and in June 2007 organized an Ecumenical Prayer Service in London for Abune Antonios. The British Orthodox Church also sponsors a website calling for the Patriarch’s restoration:

The Eritrean Embassy is at 96 White Lion Streert, London, N1 9PF (near the Angel tube).

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