Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop Tsegaye Keneni Derara from the pastoral care of the Apostolic Vicariate of Soddo in Ethiopia, where he has been serving as Apostolic Vicar.
With international attention now focused on the Israel-Palestine war, a Catholic Bishop in Ethiopia is appealing to world leaders not to forget the conflict in the country’s Tigray region.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have decried persistent violence in the Horn of Africa nation.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have urged the people of God in the Horn of Africa nation to “individually and collectively” work towards lasting peace as the country marks its New Year on Tuesday, September 12.
The Church, on Wednesday, August 30, marked the feast day of Blessed Ghebre-Mikael, a native of Ethiopia whose conversion to the Catholic Church, his secret ordination to Priesthood, and commitment to his new-found faith led him to his death.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have decried fresh clashes between the military and local Fano militia in Amhara region barely a year after the November last year’s peace agreement, lamenting that Ethiopians can no longer bear the sight of violence.
Young Catholics from Ethiopia attending the 2023 World Youth Day (WYD) in Lisbon, Portugal, have expressed the joy of being part of a bigger community of people who share their faith.
A Scottish Catholic charity organization is soliciting funds to support people in need of food in the Oromia region of Ethiopia.
The Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis (CI) is calling on the World Food Programme (WFP) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to resume food aid to the needy in Ethiopia, where a section of the population is “starving to death”.
Bishop Tesfaselassie Medhin of Ethiopia’s Adigrat Eparchy has decried the suspension of food aid in the Horn of Africa country, describing the move as “a death sentence” on a people struggling to remain alive.
Christian leaders in Ethiopia have expressed concern about the suspension of food aid to the Horn of Africa nation, and termed the move as “morally and ethically” unacceptable.
Bishop Varghese Thottamkara has called on the government of Ethiopia and members of the local community to seek solutions to the ethnic violence in the Oromia region of the Horn of Africa nation that has been ongoing for decades.
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Varghese Thottamkara who has been serving as the Vicar Apostolic for Ethiopia’s Nekemte Vicariate, as the Bishop of Balasore Diocese in India.
Officials of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) have emphasized the need to respect the neutrality of their employees who, they say, are part of the “frontline humanitarian workers” in Ethiopia.
The Catholic Archbishop of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia has expressed his closeness to the families of two employees of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) who were killed in the Amhara region of the Horn of Africa nation.
The leadership of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the humanitarian arm of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has expressed “shock and sorrow” following the reported killing of two employees in Ethiopia’s Amhara region on Easter Sunday, April 9.
In a move to deepen the engagement in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, the African Synodality Initiative (ASI) is seeking to constitute a team of experts who will be empowered with skills to grow the spirit of synodality in places that have been left behind in synodal conversations.
African values are relevant to the Synodal process in the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality and can bring lessons to the people of God across the globe with “great impact”, a Catholic Bishop in Ethiopia has said.
Members of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have, in their communiqué at the end of their March 1-6 SECAM Plenary Assembly, taken the commitment to “engender new forms of leadership” in the Church in Africa.
Women are playing an inspirational role in the practice of the Synod on Synodality, the President of the Jesuits Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) has said.