Wellington’s Ethiopian community finally gets own priest

It has been 15 years in the making, but Wellington’s Ethiopian community finally has their own priest.

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church plays a huge role in the country’s culture and until now services could only be held when a priest from Christchurch and Auckland could visit.

To celebrate their new priest arriving from Ethiopia, the community held a 10-hour-long service on Sunday starting from 3 am. Continue reading

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