from ONE

Making the Grade in Ethiopia
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine March 2006)
The Catholic Church’s outsized influence on education

The Catholics of Ethiopia and Eritrea
text by CNEWA-Addis Ababa staff
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1996)
A history of the Catholic Church in Ethiopia and Eritrea and their present-day programs and activities.

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine March 2008)
The Ge’ez Catholic Church

Ethiopia
photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East August 1989)
Excerpts from a report of a May field visit to Ethiopia by Catholic Near East Welfare Association staff.

Ethiopia’s New Jerusalem
by Christopher Boland
(From ONE magazine July 2008)
Exploring a vibrant and holy city — underground

The Vine Tree Hymn of Our Lady
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1996)
An ancient Ethiopian hymn to the Mother of God. The hymn is sung in Ge’ez, the liturgical language of the Ethiopian Church.

Out of Ethiopia
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1994)
Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C., Regional Director of Ethiopia and Eritrea, provides an update of the lands we serve in northeast Africa.

Never too Late to Dream
by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine July 2005)
The church brings education to the remote corners of Ethiopia

from News

Ethiopian Church Tackles Food Insecurity
Catholic News Service (13 January 2012)
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CNS) — Climate change-induced drought that has afflicted the Horn of Africa presents the opportunity for the Catholic Church in Ethiopia to work more closely with the government to address food shortages and development concerns, said an official of the country’s bishops’ conference.

from Eastern Christian Churches

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: Carrying the Load
In this photo taken in 2009, Ethiopian women carry firewood up a hill in the Eparchy of Emdibir. (photo: Gabriel Delmonaco)

An Ethiopian Odyssey: Warm Welcome
Msgr. John Kozar reports on the events of the beginning of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia.

An Ethiopian Odyssey: The Challenges of the Church
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (23 April)

An Ethiopian Odyssey: Continuing Pentecost Today
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (24 April)

An Ethiopian Odyssey: "The Real Jewel of Ethiopia"
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (25 April)

Picture of the Day: The Faithful Will Assemble
Parishioners pray during the Divine Liturgy at St. Anthony of Padua Cathedral of the Ge'ez Rite, in Emdibir, Ethiopia. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Catechists in Ethiopia
Capuchin Franciscans take a break from a continuing education and formation program for catechists in Bhurat, Ethiopia. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia's Catholics
A priest and devotees of the Ge'ez Catholic Eparchy of Emdibir gather after celebrating the Divine Liturgy at St. Anthony of Padua Cathedral in Emdibir, Ethiopia. (photo: John Kozar)

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Spotlight on the Eastern Churches:
The Ethiopian Catholic Church

The Ethiopian Catholic Church includes some 88,000 members in four eparchies. Although tiny, the Ethiopian Catholic Church plays a disproportionately influential role in the lives of all Ethiopians through its schools, clinics and other institutions.

Picture of the Day: Branches of Learning
Students stay cool in the shade in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Picture of the Day: The Grand in the Simple
An Ethiopian Orthodox priest visits the Cathedral of the Holy Savior in Adigrat, to join his Catholic counterparts for breakfast. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: A Nourishing Church
Youth from 14 parishes receive lunch at a summer program in Alitena, Ethiopia. (photo: CNEWA)