Festival in Memory of the Lodging of the True Cross and the Council of Nicea

Kassa Nigus - Mahibere Kidusan - October 2016 The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church celebrates yearly two special events on Meskerem 21st (October 1): the lodging of a piece of the "True Cross" in Gishen Debre Kerbe and the Council of Nicea which took place in 325 E.C. Gishen Debre Kerbe is one of the ancient, most sacred monasteries ...