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Ethiopian, Eritrean Orthodox churches celebrate founding of True Cross

ESAT News (September 27, 2017) Ethiopian and Eritrean followers of the Orthodox Church today colorfully celebrated Meskel, the discovery of the True Cross. The celebration began on the eve Tuesday with the burning of bonfires, known as Demera, as the choir sang religious hymns praising the day, the cross and the creator. In Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa and Eritrea’s Asmara ...

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