Crowds jostle for holy water as Ethiopia celebrates Epiphany

By Associated Press By Associated Press January 19 at 9:36 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s Orthodox Christians have gathered to celebrate Timkat, or Epiphany, a major holiday marking the baptism of... Read more »

Why some Christians celebrate Christmas on January 7 | News

Christmas is a day celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, who many Christians believe is the son of God. While many celebrate Christmas on December 25, some Orthodox Christians mark it on January... Read more »

Ethiopia: An outlier in the Orthodox Christian world

An Orthodox priest at Nakuto Lab Rock Church, outside Lalibela, Ethiopia. About three-quarters of Orthodox Ethiopians say they attend church every week. (Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images) Ethiopia... Read more »

Orthodox Christians celebrate Good Friday and the start of the Easter weekend

Orthodox Christians in Israel, Bulgaria, Russia, Greece, Ethiopia and other countries around the world are celebrating Easter this weekend. – Carrying wooden crosses and singing hymns, pilgrims marked Good Friday by retracing... Read more »