Ethiopia

Hundreds of Ethiopian Christians Killed in Coordinated Attacks by Extremists since June

Hundreds of Ethiopian Christians Killed in Coordinated Attacks by Extremists since June

According to persecution watchdog group, the Barnabus Fund, hundreds of Ethiopian Christians have been killed in coordinated attacks since June. The attacks are reported to have been carried out by a Muslim extremist youth movement.

The Faith of Ethiopia—and Its Prime Minister: An Ancient Story Revealed

The Faith of Ethiopia—and Its Prime Minister: An Ancient Story Revealed

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is a Pentecostal Christian and the second African Evangelical in a row to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Kenyan physician Denis Mukwege won in 2018.

Church Leaders Pray for Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victims as They Grieve for Clergy

Church Leaders Pray for Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victims as They Grieve for Clergy
Amid shock and grief after the Ethiopian Airline crash, leaders from the world’s faith traditions gathered in Nairobi for a United Nations event, united in prayer on Monday (March 11) for the 157 victims of the air disaster, among them a Roman Catholic nun and a Catholic and a Lutheran priest.

Fatal Ethiopian Plane Crash Kills All 157 on Board

Fatal Ethiopian Plane Crash Kills All 157 on Board
157 people were killed on Sunday when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed into the ground and burst into flames.

Muslim Mobs Attack 10 Church Buildings in Ethiopia

Muslim Mobs Attack 10 Church Buildings in Ethiopia
Christians in a town in southern Ethiopia were stunned when local Muslims attacked 10 church buildings on Feb. 9, destroying one and burning the property inside all the structures, according to aid agencies.

Explorer: Ark of the Covenant May Have Been Found

Explorer: Ark of the Covenant May Have Been Found
The head of an exploration institute that searches the world for biblical relics says the Ark of the Covenant and the Ten Commandment tablets may be resting in a church in Ethiopia.

Pastor Killed by Crocodile while Baptizing

Pastor Killed by Crocodile while Baptizing
Last Sunday, Pastor Docho Eshete was baptizing at Lake Abaya in southern Ethiopia. He had baptized the first person when, according to a local resident, “a crocodile jumped out of the lake and grabbed the pastor.”
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