The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has not improved, two months after the signing of an agreement to restore peace in the embattled region, the Catholic Bishop of Adigrat in Ethiopia has said.
The Catholic Archbishop of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia has lauded the peace negotiations in the country's embattled Tigray region and prayed for grace for the people of God in the Horn of Africa country to continue to work towards “lasting peace”.
The UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), has expressed concern about Eritrea’s “heavy” involvement in the violence in neighboring Ethiopia and called on the international community to move swiftly to ensure that Eritrean forces leave the embattled Horn of Africa country.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have hailed the early November peace deal between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and are calling on all stakeholders in the pact to “carry out their responsibilities diligently” in view of realizing lasting peace in the country.
Weeks after the peace deal between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) was signed, the Bishop of the Eparchy of Adigrat has expressed concern about the continuing lack of basic needs in the Northern region of the country, including food, shelter, and medicine.
The leadership of the Rome-based Catholic Lay Religious Sovereign Order of Malta, Malteser International (MI), is reaching out with cash and food aid to thousands of Kenyans and Ethiopians facing starvation amid extended periods of drought.
The people of God in Ethiopia are waiting “with hope” to see the “effects” of the recently signed peace agreement between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) has said.
The peace agreement between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) serves as a basis to end the misery of the people of God in northern Ethiopia including “killing among brothers and sisters” that has been going on for the past two years, the leadership of the Catholic Church in Ethiopia has said.
Pope Francis has appealed to political actors in Ethiopia to put to an end the violent conflict in the Horn of Africa nation and the “suffering of the unarmed population”.
The just resumed war in Tigray, the Northernmost region of Ethiopia, is the largest “our planet right now”, the Bishop of Adigrat in the Horn of Africa nation has said, and called on the international community to be “a voice for the voiceless” Tigrayans experiencing a biting humanitarian crisis in the embattled region.
Following the Ethiopian Cardinal’s call for dialogue and ceasefire after years of violence in the country’s Tigray region, members of the Tigrayan forces have said they are willing to engage in peace talks to be mediated by the African Union (AU).
The U.S.-based development arm of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Salesian Missions, is responding to the growing food insecurity crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) are working on a 10-year strategic plan that is aimed at addressing the opportunities and challenges that arose from the Bishops’ 53rd Plenary Assembly that was held between July 20 and July 22.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have sent a condolence message to the leadership of the Coptic Methodist Church following the outbreak of a fire in their church in the capital city of Egypt, Cairo.
Members of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have lauded the role of their counterparts in Kenya, the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), in the country’s general elections conducted on Tuesday, August 9.
The Catholic Pontifical and charity foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is running a donation appeal to support catechesis and distribution of Bibles in Ethiopia in order to boost evangelization efforts in the Horn of Africa country.
Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) are calling for prayers for the healing of the people who have undergone suffering in the embattled parts of the country, and are urging Church institutions in the Horn of Africa nation to teach repentance and forgiveness.
The Bishop of the Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat in Ethiopia has decried the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the country’s embattled Tigray region, and called upon those who are behind the massive loss of lives in the region to work fast to resolve the situation.
Church leaders including Parish Priests and officials of the Justice and Peace departments have the responsibility to ensure that people receive all communication from the Holy Father, including the Encyclical Letters, an Ethiopian Catholic Priest who is attending the 20th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) has said.
The need for humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia’s Tigray region is “immense”, a Catholic Priest in the Horn of Africa country has said, and called for collective response.