Orthodox

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Oct 28th, 2013
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The Government of Eritrea arrests 150 Christians found praying together Release Eritrea, a UK based charity, has learnt that Eritrean security forces, raided a prayer meeting and arrested 150 Christians found praying together in Maitemenai, a suburb to the north of Asmara. It is thought that the beli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 1st, 2013
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By Palash R. Ghosh | IBTimes As the Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican prepares to elect a new Pope under much media scrutiny and fanfare, one of the oldest Christian churches has already chosen its own new leader under much less global attention. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church has elected Abune Mat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 5th, 2012
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Military conscription in Eritrea is leaving the Church understaffed – as seminarians and other Church workers are forced to join the army. A source in Eritrea – who requested anonymity, fearing reprisals for speaking out – has told Aid to the Church in Need that “compulsory military service is bleedi...