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Ethiopia: Missionary pleads for peace


The causes of the war are complex, but the results, as always, have been especially tragic for the civilian population.

Is genocide underway in Ethiopia’s Tigray region?


“Our sisters have been raped. Some of them we had to take to the hospital, even nuns have been raped.”

In Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray Region, Church provides material and spiritual help


‘“I don’t have the words to describe their suffering; there is great despair and the people are traumatized,”

Regina Lynch

Ethiopia is living a nightmare


“Hundreds of citizens are being killed in the conflicts in the Tigray region. Nobody knows for sure the number of dead, but we have been told that there are priests and church leaders among them. Shops, schools, churches and convents have been robbed and destroyed.”

Tigray region

Ethiopia: Surge in violence leads to up to 1,000 deaths


“The people hiding in the church were brought out and shot in the square.”

Support a Youth Apostolate in a Remote Region of Ethiopia


For eight years, Father Kenneth Iwuna has worked as a missionary in a remote region of southern Ethiopia. This region is inhabited by the Borana …

Prince Dr. Asfa Wossen Asserate (© Asfa-Wossen-Asserate

Ethiopia: ‘we can live in peaceful coexistence’


“It is imperative that this apartheid constitution is replaced by a new one, which finally will turn Ethiopia into the country that most Ethiopians have wanted for at least 50 years: a democratic federalist state.”

Support the Pastoral Work of Comboni Missionary Sisters in Ethiopia


Benishangul-Gumuz is a poor and underdeveloped region in northwest Ethiopia, on the border with Sudan. Home to the ethnic groups the Gumuz and the Agaw, …

Abba Goesh meets with elders

‘God is from every culture, from every clan’


Father Goesh builds a chapel in the wilderness, believing that with time, the feuding clans and tribes will end up praying together.

Support the Youth and Family Apostolate of Brothers in Ethiopia


There are 80 different ethnic groups in Ethiopia, with widely differing cultures and languages. Some 58% of the country’s 100 million people are Orthodox Christians …

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