Were Orthodox Christians massacred in Ethiopia?

American Magazine | The Jesuit Review | Kevin Clarke With journalists, aid workers and U.N. officials largely cut off and local internet and mobile services blocked, much remains unknown about what has been happening in Ethiopia’s Tigray region over the last three months, but accounts emerging from farmers and villagers escaping the fighting between Tigrayan militia […]

Ethiopia: Massacre at historic church – ICT

Independent Catholic News | Around 1,000 people – including priests and other church leaders – have been killed in a series of attacks in Ethiopia culminating in a massacre at a church where the Ark of the Covenant is believed to be held. Following reports that 750 people were killed in a raid on the […]

Ethiopians Flex Military Muscle During Orthodox Epiphany Holiday

© 2021 AFP Outside a centuries-old stone church in the northern Ethiopian city of Gondar, a drama troupe performed skits hailing the military defeat of the former leaders of the country’s Tigray region. As rifle-toting actors danced around chanting actresses, an audience cheered when the troupe denounced the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) as a […]

750 reportedly dead after attack on Ethiopia church

Source: Christian Today A Belgium-based peacebuilding non-profit is reporting 750 people killed in an attack on Ethiopia church. The attack was detailed in the January 9 ‘Situation Report’ of the Europe External Programme with Africa (EEPA). The non-profit said people who were hiding in the church were brought out and shot in the square in […]

750 killed at Ethiopian Orthodox church said to contain Ark of the Covenant

Report: Church Post Around 750 people were killed in an attack on an Orthodox church, which is said to contain the Ark of the Covenant described in the Book of Exodus in the Bible, in northern Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region — home to thousands of churches and monasteries — according to reports. Hundreds of people […]

Massacre ‘of 750’ reported in Aksum church complex, Tigray, Ethiopia

Source: Church Times | Rebecca Paveley Reports of a massacre of 750 people in the cathedral complex that reputedly houses the Ark of the Covenant have emerged from the Tigray region of Ethiopia. Accounts have come from those who fled the town of Aksum and walked more than 200km to the regional capital, Mekelle. The […]

Outrage over damage to Tigray mosque

Source: Middle East Eye | Zecharias Zelalem Details of the damage inflicted on the al-Nejashi mosque – believed to be one of the oldest mosques in Africa – took weeks to emerge   The conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region – pitting the Ethiopian and Eritrean armies against rebel Tigray forces since 4 November – […]