Thousands in Ethiopia have gathered to celebrate Orthodox Easter.
of the only Christian nations in Africa before the Scramble for
Africa by the European Powers in the Age of Imperialism, the lands
once known as Abyssinia were spoken of long ago in Christian
Christian Easter is celebrated the Sunday after Protestant and
Catholic Easter, due to differing accounts of Easter in the
Protestant and Catholic Bibles and the Orthodox Christian Bible.
civil war in Ethiopia has meant that Easter couldn't exactly be
celebrated on mass and in harmony, similar to the Orthodox Ukrainians
and Russians fighting in the Donbas far away from Addis Ababa.
many have said that Easter Celebrations have brought them closer