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Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia pray for an end to violence in the Horn of Africa nation. Credit: CBCE

Humanitarian Aid to Ethiopia’s Tigray Region “severely affected”, Not Suspended: Bishops

Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia have, in a September 2 statement, clarified that the humanitarian support channeled to Tigray region has not been suspended.

Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia/ Credit: Ethiopian Catholic Secretariat /Facebook.

Ongoing War “saddens our hearts”, Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia Say, Call for Ceasefire

The ongoing violence in Ethiopia’s Northern region that is reportedly spreading to other regions of the Horn of Africa nation is a cause for concern for Catholic Bishops in the country who are calling for an end to the violence.

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UK-Based Religious Entity Lauds UN Directives to End Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has welcomed the adoption of a number of resolutions by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) aimed at ending human rights abuses that have been widely reported in Ethiopia.

Tigrayan Highlands in northern Ethiopia/ Credit:Trocaire

Agony as Ethiopians Spend Days in Long Queues to Get Water: Catholic Charity

Residents of various parts of Ethiopia are trekking for miles and spending days in long queues to get water far away from home, a Catholic charity has reported.

A map showing the Tigray area in northern Ethiopia. Credit: Public Domain

Pope Francis Concerned about Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Pope Francis has expressed concerns about the humanitarian crisis occasioned by the ongoing unrest in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

Map Showing Ethiopia's Tigray region. Credit: Public Domain

Catholic Nuns among Rape Victims in Growing Military Brutality in Tigray, Ethiopia

The Catholic Pontifical charity organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, has reported the gross violation of human rights in Ethiopia’s Tigray region where military have been accused of raping women including Catholic Nuns.

A little girl of Ethiopia's Desanetch tribe poses at the entrance of a makeshift house/ Credit: Aid to the Church in Need

Catholic Priest in Troubled Tigray Region Says Ethiopia’s Situation Worsening Day by Day

The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region that has been in war since last November is deteriorating each passing day, a Catholic Priest ministering in the country’s Northernmost region has said.

Bishop Paul Swarbrick of England's Lancaster Diocese addressing participants in a virtual Mass for the people of Ethiopia / Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD)

Ethiopia’s Tigray Region Residents “remain at the heart of the Passion”: English Bishop

As Christians begin celebrations that culminate in the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Sunday to be marked April 4, a Bishop in England has highlighted the plight of the people living in crisis-ridden Ethiopia’s Tigray region, noting that they remain stuck “at the heart of the Passion” of Christ.

SDB members, Missionaries of Charity and Salesian Sisters in Adwa area of Tigray making bread for the displaced people in the region. / Agenzia Info Salesiana (ANS)

“Number of displaced still increasing every day”: Salesians in Ethiopia amid Tigray Crisis

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering in Ethiopia have, in a report, highlighted the situation in the Northernmost region of the country, Tigray, where, they say, the number of displaced people is rising daily amid continued fighting.

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Italian Health Entity Ready for Ethiopia’s Tigray Mission in Response to Bishop’s Plea

The Italy-based non-governmental organization focused on healthcare, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, is planning to launch “in the next five weeks” an intervention to alleviate the suffering of civilians in the ongoing violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

Tigray region of Ethiopia / Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International

International Catholic Entity Struggling to Access War Victims in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

The Catholic Pontifical Organization, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is experiencing difficulties delivering aid to victims of the ongoing violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the leadership of the charity has said and appealed to authorities in the Horn of Africa country to improve the region’s accessibility.

Members of the delegation by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) who paid a solidarity visit to the Tigray region from January 12-14. / Courtesy Photo

Visiting Ethiopia’s Tigray Region “was important and eye-opening”: Bishops’ Delegation

Members of the delegation by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have described their recent solidarity visit to the troubled region of Tigray within the territory covered by Ethiopia’s Eparchy of Adigrat as “important and eye-opening.”

Map Showing Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Ethiopia’s Tigray Region in “dire humanitarian situation”: Bishop in Ethiopia

The people of God in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region are experiencing “a dire humanitarian situation”, a Bishop in the Horn of Africa nation has expressed in a letter availed to ACI Africa.

Berhaneyesus Cardinal Souraphiel

Ethiopia’s Cardinal Urges Respect for Life, Constitutionalism Ahead of Christmas Day Jan 7

The need to respect human life and the upholding of the constitution in Ethiopia where violence in the country’s Tigray region is reportedly on the rise are some of the highlights of Berhaneyesus Cardinal Souraphiel’s message ahead of Christmas Day in the Horn of Africa nation.

Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia.

Cleric Appeals for Safety of Missing Eritreans, Refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

An Eritrean Cleric known for his ministry with refugees and migrants crossing from North Africa to Europe is appealing for the safety of arrested people and Eritrean refugees in conflict-ridden Ethiopia’s Tigray region amid reports of disappearance.

Prince Dr. Asfa Wossen Asserate. / (© Asfa-Wossen-Asserate.

Ethiopia, Eritrea Fighting Militias Together, Political Analyst Tells Catholic Aid Agency

An Ethiopian political analyst has told a Catholic aid agency that Eritrea is fighting the Tigray People’s Liberation Front alongside Ethiopia amid reports that the ongoing war in the Horn of Africa has spilled over to Eritrea.

“War is anti-life, it kills, maims, destroys”: Eritrea’s Bishops over Violence in Ethiopia

Catholic Bishops in Eritrea have expressed sadness over the ongoing civil conflict in Ethiopia highlighting the negative effects of war, including loss of lives, displacements, destructions, among others.

Fr. Mussie Zerai.

Cleric Calls for Protection of Eritrean Refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

A Rome-based Eritrean Cleric known for his ministry with refugees and migrants crossing from North Africa to Europe is calling for the protection of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.