Additional information on the Situation of Abune Antonios from members of Arbi Harnet in Asmara

The Patriarch had, during his deposition in 2007, excommunicated Abune Lucas, the priest who has been unofficially leading the Church in recent years, and several other senior clergy.  And this effectively means if the Abune Antonios dies without lifting the excommunication, Abune Lucas can never officially take his position in accordance to canonical law. The ‘reconciliation’ effort is thus believed, by many, to be orchestrated to put pressure on Abune Antonios to lift the excommunication and prepare the grounds for the inauguration of Abune Lucas.

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