Religious Fathers Offer Easter Blessings

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Addis Ababa, April 13, 2012 (WIC) – Religious fathers of the Ethiopian Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical churches offer Easter blessings calling for unity for the country’s development.

In his goodwill Easter message, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Abune Paulos called on the Ethiopian Orthodox faithful to observe Easter by offering assistance to people in need. 

His Holiness Abune Birhane Eyesus, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Catholic Church, also called on Christians to maintain Ethiopia’s culture of helping each other when celebrating Easter.  

Reverend Wagshum Edossa of Ethiopia’s Evangelical Church also sent out his goodwill message for the faithful reiterating the need to observe Easter by helping out those in need.

The religious leaders spoke in one voice urging Ethiopians to come together and take an active role to ensure the continuity of the development path Ethiopia is currently on.