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Churches stand in solidarity with Ethiopian Christians

The Archbishop Emeritus of Burundi, Bernard Ntahoturi, joined a delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC) last week in a solidarity visit to churches in Ethiopia.

26 October 2016

African Anglicans look to reduce El Nino's hunger footprint

Anglican churches are prioritising advocacy and practical responses to El Niño’s increasingly devastating impact on food security in the southern and central parts of Africa, says the Anglican Alliance’s facilitator in the region. 

29 April 2016

Gambella: life returning to normal

Life in the Gambella region of southern Ethiopia is getting back to normal after a recent surge in tribal tensions. Bishop Grant LeMarquand, an area bishop in the diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa, says that “buses have started running, banks and shops are open again” but he asks for continued prayers for the region.

09 February 2016

Anglican human shields in Ethiopian conflict

Anglicans in Ethiopia are asking for prayer following an increase in tribal tensions between the Nuer and Anyuak ethnic groups. Local Anglicans have acted as human shields by escorting students from one tribe through the territory of the other, with the support of the security services.

03 February 2016

Archbishop Mouneer Anis opens Ethiopia's first Anglican theological college

The first Anglican theological college in Ethiopia, named after Saint Frumentius, has been officially opened by the Archbishop of Jerusalem and the Middle East, Mouneer Anis. Ethiopia is part of Archbishop Mouneer’s diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa.

26 November 2015

Ethiopia: Anglican Church continues to support South Sudanese refugees

Us (formerly USPG) supporting Anglican Church’s efforts to assist those fleeing war

03 August 2015

Churches reflect on climate finance at UN financing for development conference

Ecumenical side event looks at ways to invest in most vulnerable and build just, sustainable future

16 July 2015

Anglican bishop expresses horror at ISIS killing of Ethiopian Christians

Letter urges Ethiopian churches to follow reconciling example of Jesus and to resist the temptation to hate 

21 April 2015

Archbishop Welby visits Egypt to offer condolence for murdered Christians

Archbishop of Canterbury expresses solidarity in meetings with religious and political leaders

20 April 2015

Ethiopia Anglican Church thrives despite limited resources, restrictive environment

The Church is flourishing among refugees and displaced people. 

07 October 2014

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