Abuna Theophilos

Abuna Theophilos

Abune Theophilos, also known as Abune Tewophilos, (1909–1977) was the second Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church. He officially succeeded Abuna Basilios in 1971, having assumed the role of acting patriarch upon Abuna Basilios' death in 1970.

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Abuna Theophilos - Second Patriarch of Ethiopia
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Abuna Basilios - Early Life - Final Years
... Abuna Basilios began to spend an increasing amount of time at the Debre Libanos monastery after his health began to fail in the early 1960s ... He left more and more of his duties to Abuna Theophilos, and spent more time resting and praying at the monastery, rarely making an appearance at the Patriarchate in Addis Ababa or at the Imperial Court ... of the Oriental Orthodox Churches held in Addis Ababa in 1968, and deputized Abuna Theophilos to represent him in most of its sessions ...
Coptic Orthodox Church Of Alexandria - Daughter Churches - Ethiopian Orthodox Church
... the first Ethiopian-born Archbishop, Abuna Basilios, as head of the Ethiopian Church on 14 January 1951 ... In 1959, Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria crowned Abuna Basilios as the first Patriarch of Ethiopia ... Patriarch Basilios died in 1971, and was succeeded on the same year by Abuna Theophilos ...