Tag: Ethiopia

Twenty-seven Christians released from jail in Eritrea

Eritrea is one of the world’s most reclusive states. It is often referred to as the “North Korea of Africa”.

Five hundred Ethiopian Christians were killed in door-to-door attacks since June

Oromo is the country’s largest ethnic group but remains marginalised and severely persecuted.

Catholic Church suffering violence in Ethiopia, Eritrea

Over the past two years, over 30 churches have been attacked in Ethiopia - half burned to the ground.

The fate of persecuted Christians during the pandemic remains tragic

Christians feel threatened and abandoned in Nigeria, where they make up over half of the population.

A church burned down in Ethiopia

Five churches have already been destroyed in the region of Omoria in the first three months of this year.

First bishop known to die of coronavirus was missionary in Ethiopia

The Italian bishop of a missionary region of Ethiopia is the first Catholic bishop known to have died of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ethiopian Archbishop refused entry to Eritrea

He and his fellows had to spend the night in the airport, before returning to Ethiopia.

Ethiopia: radical Muslims attack Christians and burn down a church

Twenty-three Christians with seven children fled to the neighboring neighborhood, where they are accommodated at the local church.

Eritrea: a high-ranked Ethiopian Catholic delegation blocked at Asmara airport

The harsh Asmara regime still shows distrust and suspicion of religious and political figures from Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Christmas celebrates National Unity

A majority Christian nation, Ethiopia still struggles with persecution