from ONE

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

The Catholics of Ethiopia and Eritrea
text by CNEWA-Addis Ababa staff
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1996)
A history of the Catholic Church in Ethiopia and Eritrea and their present-day programs and activities.

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.

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

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.

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

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

from News

Ethiopian Bishops: Martyrs Were Migrants Looking for Better Life
Catholic News Service (23 April 2015)
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CNS) — Ethiopia’s Catholic bishops condemned “in unambiguous terms” the execution of 30 Ethiopian Christian migrants in Libya.

from Eastern Christian Churches

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

from Blog Content

Happy Meskel!
Gerald Jones discusses Meskel, the Ethiopian Christian celebration of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

Picture of the Day: Goodbye, April
In this photo taken in 2000, a young man stands in a field of Meskel flowers in South Ethiopia. (photo: Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Picture of the Day: The Faithful Will Assemble
Parishioners pray during the Divine Liturgy at St. Anthony of Padua Cathedral of the Ge'ez Rite, in Emdibir, Ethiopia. (photo: John E. Kozar)

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Picture of the Day: Ethiopia's Catholics
A priest and devotees of the Ge'ez Catholic Eparchy of Emdibir gather after celebrating the Divine Liturgy at St. Anthony of Padua Cathedral in Emdibir, Ethiopia. (photo: John Kozar)

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

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Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Behold the Ethiopian
Ethiopian children gather on a rural hillside. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

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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)

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)

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Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: A Little Ethiopian
In this image from 2007, a child greets visitors to the ancient Muslim city of Harar in Ethiopia. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Spotlight on the Eastern Churches:
The Ethiopian Catholic Church

The Ethiopian Catholic Church includes some 88,000 members in four eparchies. Although tiny, the Ethiopian Catholic Church plays a disproportionately influential role in the lives of all Ethiopians through its schools, clinics and other institutions.

Picture of the Day: Beaming in Bahir Dar
University student Rebecca Sisay attends a catechetical program to promote lay formation and leadership in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. (photo: James Jeffrey)

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)