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Ethiopian Orthodoxy at a Crossroads
by Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C. with photographs by Cody Christopulos and Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine November 2007)
Ethiopia’s ancient church confronts modernization

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.

Spirited Support for Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church
by Rev. Owen Lambert, CSSp
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1998)
A discussion of the devoted, ecumenically oriented work of the Holy Ghost Fathers and Brothers in Ethiopia.

Challenges For A Land Of Immigrants
by Michele Chabin with photographs by Ilene Perlman
(From ONE magazine November 2008)
Ethiopia’s Jews adapt to a new life in Israel

Revealing Hidden Talent
by Sisay Abebe with photographs by Petterik Wiggers
(From ONE magazine January 2008)
Consolata Fathers help make dreams a reality

Ethiopia’s Forbidden City
by Paul Wachter
(From ONE magazine July 2007)
A glimpse of the ancient Islamic city of Harar

Ethiopia Celebrates Mary
text by Michael J.L. La Civita
photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine May 2006)
A photo essay focuses on Ethiopians’ annual pilgrimage to Aksum

Ethiopia’s Island Sanctuary
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine January 2005)
Reviving religious life in central Ethiopia

Behold the Ethiopian
by David Sheehan
(From ONE magazine July – August 2004)
Modern Ethiopia reflects the diverse history of its peoples

Temqat: Celebrating Epiphany in Ethiopia
text by Asseged Fesseha
photographs by Asrat Habte Mariam
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1996)
Processions, dances, drums and cymbals: celebrating the feast of Christ’s baptism in Addis Ababa.

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

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

Ethiopia’s Vibrant Sacred Art
by Leah Niederstadt
(From ONE magazine March 2011)
Traditional Orthodox iconography flourishes in Africa

Farming a Brighter Future
story and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine January 2010)
In Ethiopia’s breadbasket, agriculture flourishes

Big Dreams, Tough Reality
story and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine March 2010)
Ethiopia’s university students confront a fast-changing society

Profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine May 2010)
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Relevant or Relic?
by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine November 2010)
Monastic life in Ethiopia faces an uncertain future

America’s Horn of Africa
by Vincent Gragnani with photographs by Erin Edwards
(From ONE magazine March 2009)
Eriteans and Ethiopians make a home in Washington, D.C.

An Uphill Battle
by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine May 2009)
Ending Ethiopia’s legacy of gender discrimination

As It Was, So Shall It Remain?
by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine September 2009)
Ethiopia’s Orthodox church retools its clergy for a fast-changing world

12 Years of Perseverance
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine September 2005)
In fits and starts, an Ethiopian village builds a church

Strange But Miraculous Medicine
text and photographs by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From CNEWA WORLD January – February 2002)
A polio vaccination program in Eritrea delivers hope for the Kunama people.

Poorest of the Poor
compiled by CNEWA WORLD staff
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2002)
Saving the children of Ethiopia is one man’s dream.

Guru vs. Cleric
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From CNEWA WORLD July – August 2002)
There is a dual aspect to priesthood – a priest must be a man of God and a man of the church.

Teaming Up Against Hunger
prepared by CNEWA staff
(From CNEWA WORLD May – June 2001)
A report on last year’s famine in Eritrea and Ethiopia and CNEWA’s response.

Every Child Has a Name
text and photographs by Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From CNEWA WORLD September – October 2001)
At Kidane Mehret Children’s Home in Addis Ababa, orphaned children receive love, care and a name.

Dawit’s Story
photographs by Asrat Habte Mariam
(From Catholic Near East March – April 2000)
With the help of the Daughters of Charity, the life of a young Ethiopian boy is forever changed.

Eritrea in War’s Aftermath
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
photos by Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East November – December 2000)
A firsthand account of a tired, scarred country following a senseless war.

Catholic Schools in Ethiopia
text by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
photographs by Asrat Habte Mariam
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1999)
Catholic Schools in Ethiopia provide a glimmer of hope for the nation’s poor.

Good Shepherdesses in Addis Ababa
text by Sister Mary James Clines, R.G.S.
photographs by Asrat Habte Mariam
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1999)
These dedicated sisters heal the sick, comfort the poor and educate the destitute in Ethiopia’s capital city.

Ancient Church in a Young Nation
by Chris Hellier
(From CNEWA WORLD November – December 2003)
Eritrean Orthodox Church seeks to strengthen its role in the country’s future

The Insanity of War
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1998)
A reflection on the recent outbreak of war between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Changing Children’s Lives in Ethiopia
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1997)
An on-site account of the plight of Ethiopia’s street children. CNEWA’s Needy Child Program is making a difference.

Standing Tall
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1997)
The Eastern Catholic Church in Eritrea perseveres and progresses as it ministers to its people.

One Day in Bushulo
text by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
photographs by Asrat Habte Mariam
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1996)
At Bushulo Major Health Center in rural Ethiopia, a typical day is anything but typical for its patients, doctors and nurses.

The Church in Northern Ethiopia
by Brother Vincent Pelletier, F.S.C.
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1995)
Excerpts from a report prepared by CNEWA’s Regional Director for Ethiopia and Eritrea on his November field trip to the northern Ethiopian provinces of Welo, Tigre, Gonder and Gojam.

Holiness in the Eritrean Highlands
text by David Orr
photos by Seamus Murphy
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1995)
A visit to Debra Bizen, Eritrea’s oldest and most famous Christian monastery.

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.

African Zion
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1994)
A reflection on the significance of Ethiopia’s sacred art.

Two Weeks in Sebata
by Sister Isabel Arbide, F.M.M.
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1994)
A friend’s impressions of a recent stay at an Ethiopian Orthodox monastery for women.

The Midwest’s Resilient Ethiopian Immigrants
by James M. Reilly
(From Catholic Near East January 1993)
Ethiopian immigrants embrace life in America’s Middle West.

Brewed to Perfection
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE magazine November 2011)
An age-old passion proves to be big business for Ethiopia’s economy

Eritrea and Tigre: In Desperate Need
compiled by Catholic Near East staff
(From Catholic Near East January 1990)
An update on the ongoing war and subsequent famine in Eritrea.

Mission in Mendida
by Thomas McHugh
photos by Christian Molidor, R.S.M.
(From Catholic Near East April 1990)
A Catholic technical school in Ethiopia offers hope to the surrounding community.

90 Years in Ethiopia
by Brother Austin David Carroll, F.S.C.
photos: CNEWA files
(From Catholic Near East July 1990)
The Christian Brothers continue their dedicated service in war-torn, starved Ethiopia.

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.

Testament to a Joyous Heritage
text and photos by Gerald Ring
(From Catholic Near East Spring 1988)
Ethiopian Christians in Jerusalem observe Holy Week with a unique pageantry, but also with a clear sense of faith.

Visitor From Ethiopia
by Joseph Cornelius Donnelly
(From Catholic Near East Winter 1988)
Abba Weldermariam talks about the devastation in northern Ethiopia.

Churches Carved From Ethiopian Hills – The Mystery of Lalibela
by Lark Gould
photos by Ilene Perlman
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1987)
The tiny village of Lalibela in Ethiopia is home to eleven mysterious churches, ancient holy sites for Coptic Christians.

Origins of Ethiopia’s Black Jews
by Rev. Thomas W. Goodhue
photos by Ilene Perlman
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1986)
In the mountains of Ethiopia, a group of Ethiopians have celebrated their Jewish heritage for centuries.

Leaving God for God
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From CNEWA WORLD March – April 2003)
The Daughters of Charity put themselves at the epicenter of the AIDS crisis in Ethiopia

A Flicker of Candlelight Amid the Darkness
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From CNEWA WORLD September – October 2003)
With no social welfare system in place in Ethiopia, CNEWA’s needy child program is a lifesaver

People
by Greg Kandra and Erin Edwards
(From ONE May 2012)
A ‘Good Shepherd’ to Suffering Women

The High Stakes of Leaving
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux
(From ONE May 2012)
Ethiopian migrants risk their lives for a better one in the Middle East

The Many Faces of Ethiopia
by Rev. Terrence J. Mulkerin
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Summer 1979)
With its ancient, layered history, Ethiopia remains a land of many cultures and peoples.

Ambo’s Hope
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine March 2005)
An Ethiopian archbishop takes in AIDS orphans

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

Pope Pleas for Aid to Draught Victims in Horn of Africa
Catholic News Service (6 October 2011)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI asked the international community to continue aid to the drought- and famine-stricken Horn of Africa and asked individuals to offer prayers and donate money to help save the millions facing death.

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.

Eritrean Bishops: Numbers Imprisoned, Fleeing Leave Country Desolate
Catholic News Service (12 June 2014)
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CNS) — Eritrea’s four Catholic bishops said the vast numbers of people fleeing the country, as well as those in prison or the army, had left the African country desolate.

Ethiopian Bishops: Martyrs Were Migrants Looking for Better Life
Catholic News Service (23 April 2015)
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CNS) — Ethiopia’s Catholic bishops condemned “in unambiguous terms” the execution of 30 Ethiopian Christian migrants in Libya.

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Picture of the Day: Facing the Future in Ethiopia
In November 2010 writer Peter Lemieux brought us a story called Relevant or Relic about Ethiopian life and culture. In one of Peter's unpublished interviews, a source offered some insight on how women are treated in the country.

Picture of the Day: Every Child Matters
Sister Lutgarda with Abel and Helen at Kidane Mehret Children's Home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Picture of the Day: Back to School
Roman’s Girls, a Catholic initiative in Addis Ababa, assists about 20 girls with school. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Keeping the Faith
An Ethiopian monk prays at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City. (Photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Epiphany in Ethiopia
Priests attend mass at St. Gabriel Monastery in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Happy Meskel!
Gerald Jones discusses Meskel, the Ethiopian Christian celebration of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

Picture of the Day: Sharing the Joy of Learning
Lunchtime at the Bethlehem Day Care Center, Addis Ababa. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: The Face of Ethiopia's Future
A mother and child in Ethiopia wait for food tickets. (photo: Christian Molidor)

Inside East Africa’s Drought
Deacon Greg Kandra relates information received from Gerald Jones, CNEWA's regional director of Ethiopia, on droughts in the Horn of Africa.

Picture of the Day: Monks in the City
Parishioners attend early morning prayer led by monks of Meskaye Hizunan Medhane Alem Monastery. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

CNEWA Honors Alfred A. Lagan
CNEWA salutes the assistance of Alfred A. Lagan.

Picture of the Day: Preparing the Feast
An Ethiopian monk enjoys a lunch of injera and shiro in Tullo Gudo Island, Ethiopia. (photo: Sean Sprague)

The Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony
The traditional coffee ceremony is a staple of Ethiopian daily life and culture.

Picture of the Day: The Doorway to Change in Ethiopia
Founded by the Good Shepherd Sisters in 1987, the Bethlehem Day Care Center serves the families of Cherkos, an impoverished neighborhood in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Feast of Light
Ethiopians celebrate Maskal in 2007.

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia's Spirituality
Monks process toward Abuna Garima Monastery, near Adwa, Ethiopia, to celebrate the visit of Patriarch Paulos, who was once a monk at the monastery. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Are You Ready for Some Football?
Students of the Asela school and orphanage, administered by the Consolata Fathers, a Catholic community of brothers and priests, play soccer on the playground. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

In Memoriam: Ato Feleke
Several days ago, we heard some sad news. A beloved member of our Ethiopian staff, Ato Feleke, passed away suddenly.

Picture of the Day: Learning Together
Until eighth grade, an equal number of boys and girls attend the Catholic school in Meki, Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: An Evolution in Ethiopia
Deacon Kassahun Teka, age 27, studies for the priesthood in his one-room, windowless dwelling in Meki, a rural town in southern Ethiopia. (photo: by Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: An Education Changes Everything
Teacher, Manna Gebreyons, interacts with her students at a Catholic School in the Tigrayan village of Sebia, in Ethiopia. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Homegrown Opportunity
In this image taken in December 2008, a worker prepares grapevines at the La Salle Center near Meki, Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Doing Cartwheels and Celebrating Women
With so many war orphans in her care, Sister Maria worries how she can feed them all.

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)

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia in America
A children's choir performs at the Ethiopian Orthodox parish in Temple Hill, a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C. (photo: Erin Edwards)

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

An Ethiopian Odyssey: Breaking Bread, Sharing Faith
Msgr. Kozar discusses details of his pastoral visit to Ethiopia. (21-22 April)

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: Goodbye, April
In this photo taken in 2000, a young man stands in a field of Meskel flowers in South Ethiopia. (photo: Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Picture of the Day: Welcome into the Family
Many orphaned children, like the one shown above, are cared for at the Kidane Mehret Children’s Home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Feeding the Soul
At the Galilee Retreat Center outside Addis Ababa, a sister enjoys a traditional Ethiopian meal with the country’s staple starch, injera bread. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: A Cheerful Welcome
Children at the Meganese Catholic School, directed by the Capuchin Fathers, cheerfully greet CNEWA visitors. (photo: John E. Kozar )

Picture of the Day: Dreaming of a Better Life
In Ethiopia, opportunities for women are often limited, which leads some to seek a better life by migrating to the Middle East.

Picture of the Day: Reaching Higher
Msgr. John Kozar completes morning exercises with students of Atse Tekle Ghiorgis School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: CNEWA)

Picture of the Day: Healing in Eritrea
A female member of Kunama village — a peaceful, nomadic people who eventually settled near the border with Ethiopia — can be identified by her jewelery. (photo: Sister Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

An Uncomfortable Reality
ONE contributor Peter Lemieux recounts a disquieting interview, conducted while reporting on the migration of young Ethiopian women to the Middle East.

Picture of the Day: Madonna and Child
Budding artists at work in the Asela orphanage school in Ethiopia. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Picture of the Day: A Promise for the Future
In this photo taken in 2005, two young orphans are cared for at the Kidane Mehret Home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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: The Eager Scholar
A young student takes notes at Bethlehem Day Care Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Picture of the Day: An Ethiopian Pilgrimage
A woman in Askum, Ethiopia rests after a pilgrimage that celebrates one of Ethiopia’s holiest days, Mariam Zion, or Mary of Zion. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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Picture of the Day: CNEWA Family in Ethiopia
Msgr. Kozar met with CNEWA office staff in Addis Ababa. Left to right, Tazanesh, a sponsorship clerk, Megnote, an accountant, Rahel, a receptionist and Meseret, a sponsorship clerk. (photo: CNEWA)

Take Five: 5 Recipes from CNEWA's World
Five recipes unique to the regions and cultures in "CNEWA's World."

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Picture of the Day: "A Window into the Soul"
A child plays at the Godano Institution, a home for abused girls, women and their children. (photo: John E. Kozar)

Picture of the Day: Ethiopian Gold
The moment above captured the attention of the world late Friday during the London Olympics.

Remembering a Man "Full of Wisdom, Insight and Humor"
His Holiness Abune Paulos, Fifth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Ichege of the See of St Tekle Haymanot, Archbishop of Axum, died early Thursday in Addis Ababa.

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Picture of the Day: Remembering a Patriarch
In this 2006 image, Patriarch Paulos and bishops assemble during a celebration of the feast of Mary of Zion in Aksum. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Children of War
In this photo taken in 2000, two young girls at a displaced persons camp outside Delle, Eritrea. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

Picture of the Day: Following the Good Shepherd
In this photo taken in 2005, Sister Winifred Doherty, a Good Shepherd sister, enjoys lunch with children at The Good Shepherd school in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: Sean Sprague)

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Picture of the Day: Educating Ethiopia's Children
CNEWA has been a longtime supporter of the The Kidane Mehret Children's Home and School in Ethiopia. (photo: Gabriel Delmonaco)

Picture of the Day: Light in the Darkness
In this image from 2003, a poor family struggles to survive in Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Revealing Hidden Talent
Asela orphanage alumnus Matheas Hussein studies music at Addis Ababa University. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

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Picture of the Day: Field Day
Boys play with old tires in "the field," a squatters camp on land where a sports stadium is set to be built. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

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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Picture of the Day: The Deacons of Ethiopia
Ethiopian Orthodox deacons celebrate the feast of Mary of Zion in Aksum. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Reasons to Smile
Msgr. John Kozar caught this charming smile during his visit to the Kidane Mehret Children's Home in Ethiopia in April 2012. (photo: Msgr. John Kozar)

2012: It's A Wrap
We’ve just posted online the final issue of ONE for 2012.

Picture of the Day: Making the Grade in Ethiopia
The latest issue of the magazine features as its cover story a look at the success of Catholic schools in Ethiopia.

Picture of the Day: The Word
One of the many ancient manuscripts found in Debra Zion. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Israel's Ethiopian Jews
A few years ago, we took a look at a particularly interesting demographic in the Holy Land: Jews who had moved to Israel from Ethiopia.

Picture of the Day: "Finding the Poor" Among Those with AIDS
In this image from 2003, a sick mother in Ethiopia holds her child. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

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Picture of the Day: Behold the Ethiopian
Ethiopian children gather on a rural hillside. (photo: Christian Molidor, R.S.M.)

My Heroes
It's not every day you meet real life heroes. But I'd like to tell you about some I've met in my travels.

Picture of the Day: "Little Ethiopia"
A boy receives Communion at an Ethiopian Orthodox church in Temple Hills, Maryland. (photo: Erin Edwards)

Picture of the Day: Making the Honor Roll
Students participate in class at St. Jean Baptiste De La Salle Catholic School. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

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Picture of the Day: Hope in Ethiopia
Ruth Girmay, founder of Addis Hope, shares a moment with the program’s children. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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Picture of the Day: Finding Answers in Ethiopia
A young girl completes a class project at Meki Catholic School. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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Picture of the Day: A Haven in Ethiopia
A mother and child pause for a picture at the Godano Institution, a home for abused girls and women. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

“Al Taught Me a Lot About Living the Gospel”
CNEWA Major Gift Officer Norma Intriago shares her recollections of late CNEWA donor Al Lagan.

Picture of the Day: Hill of Beans
In this image from 2011, women clean coffee at Abdirasid Ogsadey's coffee mill in Ethiopia. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: A Smile and a Prayer
Orphans join together in prayer at Kidane Merhet Children’s Home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic… and Dignity
In the Summer 2013 issue of ONE, journalist Don Duncan writes about the Atse Tekle Ghiorgis School, and how it’s changing the lives of some of Ethiopia’s poorest children. Below, he offers some further reflections.

Picture of the Day: Uplifting the Student Body
CNEWA President Msgr. John E. Kozar plays with students at the Atse Tekla Ghiorgis School in Ethiopia. (photo: Thomas Varghese/CNEWA)

Picture of the Day: Ethiopia’s Priests of Tomorrow
Young seminarians practice chanting in Ge’ez in Ziway. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

Picture of the Day: Light of Faith in Ethiopia
This image from 2007 shows an illuminated cross, part of the celebration of Meskel in Addis Ababa. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Picture of the Day: Food for Thought
A child of the village of Sebeya enjoys an enriched biscuit. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Politics, Famine and … Bob Geldof
Journalist Don Duncan describes the challenges facing people in the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray.

Have You Seen ONE Yet?
The Autumn issue of ONE is now online!

Picture of the Day: Hair and Now
The Godano Rehabilitation Project, which serves about 140 women under the age of 20, offers computer and beauty-school classes. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

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Picture of the Day: Hungry to Learn
In Ethiopia, school meals greatly improve concentration among students, such as Teklit Gebru of Sebeya. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Picture of the Day: The Face of Hunger
Children in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, such as 13-year-old Tiblets Gebray, suffer from chronic malnurishment and depend on outside support during lean years. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

Picture of the Day: Epiphany Makes a Splash in Ethiopia
The patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church douses the crowd with holy water. (photo: Asrat Habte Mariam)

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Picture of the Day: Hot Topic in Ethiopia
Samples of raw coffee beans undergo a series of tests at a laboratory in Dire Dawa. (photo: Peter Lemieux)

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Picture of the Day: Learning from the Master
Village boys in Ethiopia receive oral instruction from an Orthodox scribe, or debtera. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: A Farmer's Tools in Ethiopia
In Ethiopia, cows and oxen are used to stomp on the harvested teff.

Picture of the Day: Queen Mary
As May draws to a close-the month devoted to the Virgin Mary-we get a glimpse at a colorful depiction of Mary from Ethiopia.

Picture of the Day: Till Next Time
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Picture of the Day: Hope in Ethiopia
A child of Ambo, Ethiopia whose isolated village has not been spared by AIDS.

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Picture of the Day: Orphans of AIDS in Ethiopia
Several years ago, we visited a bleak corner of Ethiopia, and found a flicker of light in the darkness.

Picture of the Day: A Little Ethiopian
In this image from 2007, a child greets visitors to the ancient Muslim city of Harar in Ethiopia. (photo: Cody Christopulos)

Picture of the Day: Shall We Dance?
In a web exclusive for the Summer edition of ONE, we get a rare glimpse inside refugee camp run by Jesuits in Ethiopia.

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Picture of the Day: Remembrance
An Eritrean refugee and her daughter hold candles during a memorial gathering in Addis Ababa to mark the first anniversary of the Lampedusa migrant shipwreck. (photo: CNS photo/Tiksa Negeri, Reuters)

Picture of the Day: Sharing a Plate
In this 2005 photo, Manna Gebreyons, a teacher at a school run by the Ethiopian Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat, shares a meal with her mother, left, her brother and another teacher from the school. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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A New Church Is Born in Eritrea
On Sunday, the Holy See announced that Pope Francis, bishop of Rome, had created a new Eastern Catholic metropolitan church in the northeast African nation of Eritrea.

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Picture of the Day: An Admirer Looks On
Sister Ayelech prepares food in the kitchen of the Blessed Gebremichael Catholic School in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. (photo: Petterik Wiggers/Panos PIctures)

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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.

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Picture of the Day: Inclusive Education
Culinary students speak and sign to one another at the Women’s Promotion Center in Addis Ababa. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

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Picture of the Day: A Neat Suite
A student at the Shashemene School for the Blind sets his bed in the morning. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

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Picture of the Day: Touch Typing
Students at the Shashemene School for the Blind practice using Braille typewriters. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

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Picture of the Day: Care in Lean Times
A mother and her malnourished child visit the clinic run by the Daughters of St. Anne in Idaga Hamus, Ethiopia. (photo: Petterik Wiggers/Panos Pictures)

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Picture of the Day: People of Afar
An Afar family sits at home in northern Ethiopia. In the Afar region, the drought has been deadly to livestock, a critical source of income and sustenance for residents. (photo: Petterik Wiggers)

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90 Years, 90 Heroes:
Sister Ayelech Gebeyehu

If you want to find a real CNEWA hero, consider looking in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, where a woman named Sister Ayelech Gebeyehu oversees nearly 1,000 children at the Blessed Gebremichael Catholic School...

90 Years, 90 Heroes:
Sister Winifred Doherty

For 16 years, Sister Winifred Doherty of the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd — informally known as the Good Shepherd Sisters — ministered to the poor in Ethiopia.

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90 Years, 90 Heroes:
Sister Elizabeth Endrias

A young woman from the Congregation of the Daughters of Saint Anne, Sister Elizabeth Endrias, gives something beyond price and beyond measure: hope.

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Picture of the Day: The Warmth of Africa
A young student in Ethiopia offers a warm greeting as he begins another school day. (photo: John E. Kozar)

90 Years, 90 Heroes:
Atsede Gebretsadik

Atsede Gebetsadik attended the Atse Tekle Ghiorgis School in Addis Ababa, and has now returned there to teach.

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In Ethiopia, Getting a Taste of Evangelical Fervor
Journalist James Jeffrey reports on efforts to grow the faith in Ethiopia for the Winter 2016 edition of ONE.

Picture of the Day: Beaming in Bahir Dar
University student Rebecca Sisay attends a catechetical program to promote lay formation and leadership in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. (photo: James Jeffrey)

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Ancient Ethiopia Comes to Catholic University

A massive donation of Ethiopian religious manuscripts to The Catholic University of America in Washington.

'We Strive to Share with the Poor
the Love that God has for All'

We received an email our regional director in Ethiopia, Argaw Fantu, with some welcome news about a project CNEWA has supported for many years.

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from CNEWA Connections

In Memoriam Ato Feleke
(From CNEWA Connections February 2012)

“We Are So Grateful to You”
(From CNEWA Connections June 2012)

“What Kind of Gifts Will My Company Match?”
(From CNEWA Connections June 2012)


(From CNEWA Connections SEPTEMBER 2012)