Ethiopians Celebrate Demera

Addis Ababa, September 26, 2017 –Followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church today celebrated Demera, the tradition of burning bonfire on the eve of Meskel. Meskel commemorates the finding of the True Cross by Saint Helena in the fourth century AD.. Abune Mathias, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, said “the celebration is a demonstration […]

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