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The Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion in Axum, Ethiopia. Credit: Jialiang Gao via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Hundreds reportedly dead after massacre at Oriental Orthodox church in Ethiopia

Jan 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

At least 750 people are reported dead after an attack on an Oriental Orthodox church in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according... Read more

Pope Francis greets Ethiopian Orthodox Patriarch Abune Mathias Feb. 29, 2016.

Pope Francis asks for prayer for persecuted Christians in Ethiopia

Nov 3, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis Sunday asked for prayer for persecuted Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia, who have been targeted in ongoing ethnic clashes... Read more

Pope Francis greets Abune Mathias, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, at the Vatican, Feb. 29, 2016.

Pope to Oriental Orthodox leader: Ecumenism of martyrs calls us to unity

Feb 29, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Today's martyrs have become “the seed of Christian unity,” Pope Francis said Monday during an audience with the leader of... Read more