Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule with the exception of a short-lived Italian occupation from 1936-41. In 1974, a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (who had ruled since 1930) and established a socialist state.
Ordinazione sacerdotale di quattro comboniani a Hawassa -Roma, venerdì 21 dicembre 2012. Il 3 novembre 2012 sono stati ordinati da Mons. Giovanni Migliorati, vescovo comboniano di Hawassa, quattro sacerdoti comboniani. MORE ___________________
The Catholic Church in Ethiopia is a small reality appreciated by all Addis Ababa (Agenzia Fides) - "We are a small reality but our contribution to the social and spiritual life of the Country is appreciated by all," says to Fides Agency Fr. Hagos Hayish, Secretary General of the Episcopal Conference of Ethiopia. MORE
Boeing 787 Dreamliner returns to service in Ethiopia flight An Ethiopian Airlines 787 Dreamliner has flown from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, the first commercial flight by the Boeing aircraft since all 787s were grounded in January.MORE