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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch Abune Paulos Dies

The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Abune Paulos, has died aged 76, an official has told the BBC. The news was confirmed by Mulugeta Aserate Kassa, an adviser at the Ethiopian... Read more »
At Ethiopia's Entoto Mountain, a mother gives her HIV-positive son what local priests say is holy water.

Ethiopians Trade Holy Water for AIDS Drugs: WSJ

ENTOTO, Ethiopia—Cast out from her family, Tigist arrived at Ethiopia’s Entoto Mountain believing that a spring here welled with holy water that would rid her body of HIV. Joining 4,000 other squatters... Read more »

Ethiopian Christians to be deported from Saudi Arabia

Some 35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi Arabia for “illicit mingling”, the global rights body Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. Police arrested the group – including 29 women – after raiding... Read more »

Ethiopian church hit by vandals in Canada

Board members of an Ethiopian Christian church in Hammonds Plains, N.S., met Tuesday night after the church’s sign was cut down and stolen by vandals. The sign outside St. Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox... Read more »

Ethiopian community gathers in Los Angeles to celebrate Timket (Video)

Immigrants reconnect with their cultural roots in marking Epiphany in the largest such ceremonies in the U.S. By Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times Huddled beneath a large white tent, hundreds of people... Read more »
Ethiopian Orthodox church decided to bring down the Patriarch statue

Ethiopian Orthodox church decided to bring down the Patriarch statue

The Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church passed a decision to bring down the statue of the Patriarch in front of the Bole Medhanialem Church, few months after it was... Read more »
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The Lost Kingdom of Africa – ETHIOPIA (VIDEO)

British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa’s most important kingdoms. The African continent is home to nearly a billion people. It has an incredible diversity... Read more »