from ONE

Breaking Barriers
by Paul Wachter
(From ONE magazine March 2007)
Gradually, the lot of Ethiopia’s women is improving

Our World
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1994)
Stories and events from around the world of CNEWA.

Ethiopia Celebrates Mary
text by Michael J.L. La Civita
photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine May 2006)
A photo essay focuses on Ethiopians’ annual pilgrimage to Aksum

Spirited Support for Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church
by Rev. Owen Lambert, CSSp
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1998)
A discussion of the devoted, ecumenically oriented work of the Holy Ghost Fathers and Brothers in Ethiopia.

Two Weeks in Sebata
by Sister Isabel Arbide, F.M.M.
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1994)
A friend’s impressions of a recent stay at an Ethiopian Orthodox monastery for women.

Miracles of Mary
by Joachim Persoon
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1998)
A legendary narrative of the miracles of the Blessed Virgin in the Ethiopian Orthodox tradition.

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine March 2008)
The Ge’ez Catholic Church

Ethiopia’s New Jerusalem
by Christopher Boland
(From ONE magazine July 2008)
Exploring a vibrant and holy city — underground

Ethiopia’s Vibrant Sacred Art
by Leah Niederstadt
(From ONE magazine March 2011)
Traditional Orthodox iconography flourishes in Africa

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2010)
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Relevant or Relic?
by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine November 2010)
Monastic life in Ethiopia faces an uncertain future

An Uphill Battle
by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine May 2009)
Ending Ethiopia’s legacy of gender discrimination

12 Years of Perseverance
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine September 2005)
In fits and starts, an Ethiopian village builds a church

Guru vs. Cleric
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2002)
There is a dual aspect to priesthood – a priest must be a man of God and a man of the church.

Temqat: Celebrating Epiphany in Ethiopia
text by Asseged Fesseha
photographs by Asrat Habte Mariam
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1996)
Processions, dances, drums and cymbals: celebrating the feast of Christ’s baptism in Addis Ababa.

The Church in Northern Ethiopia
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1995)
Excerpts from a report prepared by CNEWA’s Regional Director for Ethiopia and Eritrea on his November field trip to the northern Ethiopian provinces of Welo, Tigre, Gonder and Gojam.

African Zion
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1994)
A reflection on the significance of Ethiopia’s sacred art.

The Midwest’s Resilient Ethiopian Immigrants
by James M. Reilly
(From Catholic Near East January 1993)
Ethiopian immigrants embrace life in America’s Middle West.

Ethiopia
photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East August 1989)
Excerpts from a report of a May field visit to Ethiopia by Catholic Near East Welfare Association staff.

The Many Faces of Ethiopia
by Rev. Terrence J. Mulkerin
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1979)
With its ancient, layered history, Ethiopia remains a land of many cultures and peoples.

from News

Ethiopian Patriarch Calls for Renewal
news from ONE Magazine (1 January 1995)
At a September ecumenical gathering in Assisi, Italy, Abuna Paulos, the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, called for a coordinated and vigorous effort to resolve those problems dividing the Church of Christ.

A Christian Convert In Lebanon
Catholic News Service (4 June 2012)
BEIRUT (CNS) — The first time Thomas stepped inside a church, he was overcome with emotion.

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: Facing the Future in Ethiopia
In November 2010 writer Peter Lemieux brought us a story called Relevant or Relic about Ethiopian life and culture. In one of Peter's unpublished interviews, a source offered some insight on how women are treated in the country.

Picture of the Day: Epiphany in Ethiopia
Priests attend mass at St. Gabriel Monastery in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia's Christian Origins
Ethiopia's Christian origins marked by St. Frumentius.

Picture of the Day: An Evolution in Ethiopia
Deacon Kassahun Teka, age 27, studies for the priesthood in his one-room, windowless dwelling in Meki, a rural town in southern Ethiopia. (photo: by Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia in America
A children's choir performs at the Ethiopian Orthodox parish in Temple Hill, a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. (photo: Erin Edwards)

An Ethiopian Odyssey: Warm Welcome
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the beginning of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia.

An Ethiopian Odyssey: Continuing Pentecost Today
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (24 April)

Picture of the Day: An Ethiopian Pilgrimage
A woman in Askum, Ethiopia rests after a pilgrimage that celebrates one of Ethiopia’s holiest days, Mariam Zion, or Mary of Zion. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Ethiopian Gold
The moment above captured the attention of the world late Friday during the London Olympics.

Page One: Headlines for 8/16/12
Stories of interest for the day.

Remembering a Man "Full of Wisdom, Insight and Humor"
His Holiness Abune Paulos, Fifth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Ichege of the See of St Tekle Haymanot, Archbishop of Axum, died early Thursday in Addis Ababa.

Picture of the Day: Remembering a Patriarch
In this 2006 image, Patriarch Paulos and bishops assemble during a celebration of the feast of Mary of Zion in Aksum. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: The Word
One of the many ancient manuscripts found in Debra Zion. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Page One: Headlines for 2/21/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Page One: Headlines for 2/28/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: "Little Ethiopia"
A boy receives Communion at an Ethiopian Orthodox church in Temple Hills, Maryland. (photo: Erin Edwards)

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia’s Priests of Tomorrow
Young seminarians practice chanting in Ge’ez in Ziway. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Light of Faith in Ethiopia
This image from 2007 shows an illuminated cross, part of the celebration of Meskel in Addis Ababa. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Page One: Headlines for 11/5/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Page One: Headlines for 12/31/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Epiphany Makes a Splash in Ethiopia
The patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church douses the crowd with holy water. (photo: Asrat Habte Mariam)

Page One: Headlines for 3/28/14
Stories of interest for the day.

Page One: Headlines for 12/9/14
Stories of interest for the day.

Page One: Headlines for 1/6/15
Stories of interest for the day.

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Stories of interest for the day.

A Visitor From Ethiopia
Abune Mathias I, patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, visited Pope Francis today.

Picture of the Day: A Sunny Disposition
An Ethiopian Orthodox worshiper with traditional [i]nikisat[/i] tattoos visits St. George Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral in Bahir Dar. (photo: James Jeffrey)

Picture of the Day: The Grand in the Simple
An Ethiopian Orthodox priest visits the Cathedral of the Holy Savior in Adigrat, to join his Catholic counterparts for breakfast. (photo: John E. Kozar)