Posts about Ethiopia

The Sounding

A Christmas Festival in Ethiopia

David Adams is an Australian explorer and documentarian who travels the world. In a series called “Journeys to the Ends of the Earth” he spends…

Dec 19, 2014
The Sounding

Chiseled from Living Rock: The Lalibela Churches of Ethiopia

Last week, we featured a story from CNN, “Rock churches of Lalibela, the Jerusalem of Ethiopia.” We received many comments in response, asking…

Jul 14, 2014
Orthodox News

CNN: Rock churches of Lalibela, the Jerusalem of Ethiopia

Have you heard of the rock churches of Lalibela? Instead of rising up above the ground, as most buildings do, they are reached by climbing long stairways…

Jul 11, 2014
Orthodox News

Sodere: Stolen Ethiopian Saint John Painting Turns Up At Paris Auction

An OCN fan on Facebook brought this story to our attention. This painting has had a long journey, and we hope it is now going to find its way back to its…

Jul 09, 2014
The Sounding

Lifestyle Magazine: Addis Ababa Most Vegetarian Friendly Capital in Africa

We Orthodox become “vegetarian” at regular intervals all year long, so it might not be surprising that Addis Ababa in Ethiopia was just named…

Jul 03, 2014
Orthodox News

WATCH: BBC Documentary on Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity

Christianity in Ethiopia traces its roots to the earliest centuries. In this documentary, a BBC reporter discovers some of the unique traditions of the…

Jun 25, 2014
The Sounding

“Ethiopia Will Quickly Stretch Out Her Hands to God”

There is a good chance that the verse cited in the above title, a verse from Psalm 68, is a favourite Biblical verse with members of the Ethiopian Orthodox…

Jun 19, 2014
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