Tigray Christians Face Ethnic Tensions in Addis Ababa but Continue to Help Refugees

The photo shows several Christians who have just been baptized by Pastor T. (Photo courtesy of the Voice of the Martyrs Korea)

As the Ethiopian civil war drags on, Tigray remains cut off from the rest of the world. The northern region languishes in famine, and hospitals commonly run out of supplies.

Many civilians from Tigray have fled south towards Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa. Eric Foley with The Voice of the Martyrs Korea says this includes many Christians. For example, Pastor T is a Tigray church leader who often cares for refugees from neighboring Eritrea. “Now, Pastor T and his church members have themselves become refugees.”

Nevertheless, these Christians continue to feed hungry refugees and have planted over 10 churches in the region.

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller


  • Praise God for the faithfulness of Tigray Christians living in Addis Ababa.