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Ethiopians celebrate founding of The True Cross

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (September 26, 2018) Ahead of the celebration of Meskel, the founding of The True Cross tomorrow, followers of the Ethiopian and Eritrean orthodox churches lit bonfires at dusk today. But the bonfire, the Demera as it is called, is more of a national festival, not just limited to followers of the church. In Ethiopia’s capital ...

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