Ethiopian Christians

Ethiopian Christians killed by IS remembered in prayers in Geneva

April 29, 2015 Featured News
Ethiopian Christians killed by IS remembered in prayers in Geneva

World Council of Churches – April 2015 A prayer service paying tribute to the Ethiopian Christians killed by the Islamic State (IS) last week was organized in Geneva, Switzerland, by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. The event was attended by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit […]

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New Video: Islamic State Desecrating Churches and Smashing Crosses

April 25, 2015 Featured News

Raymond Ibrahim  – 25/4/15 In the above one-minute video, excerpted from the longer video of Ethiopian Christians being massacred recently released by the Islamic State, its members are shown destroying and desecrating Christian churches, crosses, icons and statues — many ancient — in Iraqi and Syrian areas under “ISIS” control. Source:  

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Raymond Ibrahim on ISIS’ Ethiopian Massacre, the White House’s Response, and the Future

April 22, 2015 Featured News

  Raymond Ibrahim – April 2015 April 20, I was interviewed on the radio program, Issues, Etc., with Todd Wilken.  We discussed the recent slaughter of Ethiopian Christians, the White House’s response, and how Muslims conflate the West with Christians. Click here to hear the interview. Source:  

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Patriarch Kirill calls on Christian leaders to unite over killing, intimidation of Christians in Mideast

April 22, 2015 Featured News

Moscow, April 21, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has offered his condolences over the deaths of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. “Again and again active attempts are being made to intimidate the Christian world, to sow hatred among Christians and Muslims, to challenge the fundamental moral standards. Those who commit such heinous […]

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Islamic State Executes Ethiopian Christians for Not Paying Jizya, or ‘Tribute’

April 20, 2015 Featured News

20/4/15 Read – Christians Accept Execution Rather Than Islam: Also Read- ISIS behead Ethiopian Christians in Libya: The Islamic State has just released another video where it executes more Christians, this time for not paying jizya — the tribute demanded of Christians according to Koran 9:29 in order to live under Islam as Christians. Two scenes […]

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Statement from Metropolitan Abba Seraphim on the brutal Murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 20, 2015 Featured News

The British Orthodox Church – 24/4/15 News of the brutal murder of Ethiopian migrant workers in Libya by the so-called Islamic state follows on from their relentless attacks on vulnerable Christians throughout the Middle East and North Africa.  It comes as the Archbishop of Canterbury visits Egypt on an eirenic visit to offer his condolences […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos following the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 20, 2015 Featured News

20/4/15 Statement by HG Bishop Angaelos following the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya The confirmation of the murder of Ethiopian Christians by Daesh (IS) in Libya has been received with deep sadness. These executions that unnecessarily and unjustifiably claim the lives of innocent people, wholly undeserving of this brutality, have unfortunately become far too […]

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ISIS behead Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 19, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service Yonas Garedew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa and all Ethiopia) VIEW Graphic Picture HERE: SEE VIDEO HERE: Detailed Report HERE: Addis Ababa: The New Propaganda Video released by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) shows the killing of a group of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. In the shocking graphic video ISIS […]

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Ethiopian Christians celebrate Demera, the discovery of Jesus’ cross

September 28, 2012 Featured News

By Tinishu Solomon 28/9/2012 Millions of Ethiopian Orthodox church members on Wednesday celebrated the Demera, the eve of the discovery of the cross on which Jesus Christ is believed to have been crucified. Celebrations began in the afternoon with tens of thousands of followers gathering at Meskel Square to celebrate the holy day, together with […]

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Saudis release Christians

August 6, 2012 Featured News

6/8/2012 Almost three dozen imprisoned Christian Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia have been freed after months of being held by the authorities there. The 35 Ethiopians were imprisoned last December 17 for conducting a prayer meeting in a private home. “We understand that the Saudi’s assaulted, harassed, and pressured the Christians to convert to Islam during […]

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Ethiopian Christians to be deported from Saudi Arabia

February 2, 2012 Featured News

1/2/2012 Some 35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi Arabia for “illicit mingling”, the global rights body Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. Police arrested the group – including 29 women – after raiding a prayer meeting in the second city of Jeddah. The women were subjected to strip searches and the men beaten and called […]

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Saudi Arabia: 42 Ethiopian Christians arrested for Prayer Meeting

December 19, 2011 Featured News

18/12/2011 If Muslim migrants were subjected anywhere in the world to the injustices Christians and other expat workers face in Saudi Arabia, it would be front page news. By contrast, these stories quietly trickle out and go largely unreported. Even so, behavior like this from the Saudis does not create the image of a strong, […]

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Epiphany Celebrated Colorfully

January 19, 2011 News

19/1/2011 Addis Ababa, January 19 (WIC) – Ethiopian Christians celebrated epiphany colorfully on Tuesday through out the country. The holiday was marked colorfully in Addis Ababa on January 19, 2011 in Jan­-Meda in the presence of thousands of believers, dignitaries, ambassadors and tourists. Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and President of World Council of […]

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Ethiopian Christians seek pardon for former Communist Officials

December 30, 2010 News

30/12/2010 The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, joined by Catholic, Protestant, and Muslim leaders, is requesting a pardon for dozens of officials of the Communist regime of Mengistu Haile Mariam (1974-91). Imprisoned for nearly two decades, the officials were sentenced to death in 2007 for crimes against humanity. The Communist regime persecuted Christians, nationalizing […]

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