Uptick in church burnings raises alarm in Ethiopia

PRI- Churches belonging to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) are being burned to the ground throughout Ethiopia — one of the world’s most religious countries, where about 98% of Ethiopians claim a... Read more »

In pictures: The churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia – BBC News

BBC News In pictures: The churches of Lalibela in EthiopiaBBC NewsCarved in stone: the extraordinary 12th Century Church of St George at Lalibela. Part of a World Heritage site, it took more... Read more »

Donations collected to help parents return stateside following fatal crash near Hanna that claimed their children

A funeral service for Blen, Christian and Emenet Adugna, the victims of a highway crash near Hanna, Alberta, will be held Friday, August 25 in Spokane, Washington (Facebook) CTV Calgary– A Washington... Read more »

Ethiopia: ‘How Are You Children? Today’s Flowers and Tomorrow’s Seeds,’ Artist Tesfaye Sahlu

By Addisalem Mulat I left my office around 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon a little earlier with the intention of attending the funeral service of Artist Tesfaye Sahelu. When I hurried to... Read more »

Cardinals from Myanmar, Ethiopia among 20 elevated by Pope Francis

Pope Francis embraces newly elevated Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovitvanit of Thailand during a mass to create 20 new cardinals at a ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica on Feb. 14, 2015. Photo... Read more »

Ethiopians Seeking Birth Control: Caught Between Church And State

Her head draped with thin white fabric in the Ethiopian Orthodox tradition, Konjit walked to the stately entrance to the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa. But the soft-spoken 26-year-old did not... Read more »

British Tourist Shot Dead In Ethiopian Church

A British tourist has been killed in a church in Ethiopia after a man accidentally fired a gun. The victim, a 47-year-old man, had been visiting the northwestern city of Bahir Dar. Government... 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 »

Hundreds jailed for religious attacks in Ethiopia

* Group accused of attacking Christians * 69 churches burnt, 4,000 displaced by incidents * One person also killed from attacks   By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, July 1 (Reuters ) –... Read more »