62% CHRISTIAN POPULATION
28 COMMUNITIES ASSISTED
- Population: 105,350,020 inhabitants (88 inhabitants per km²)
- Official language: There is no official language but Amharic is the
government’s working language
- Government type: Federal republic (Malatu Teshome)
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Ethiopia and the Eastern Christians
- Christianity is the main religion in Ethiopia with 62.8% of the population, 43.5% of whom are Orthodox, 18.6% Protestant and 0.7% Catholic. Muslims, predominantly Sunni, represent almost 33.9% of the population. Other minority religious communities are also present – Animists, Baha’ists, and Jews.
- Ethiopia is the second oldest Christian state after Armenia. The primate of the Ethiopian Catholic Church is His Beatitude Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel.
Our projects in Ethiopia
- FACE – Œuvre d’Orient have been sending volunteers to Ethiopia since 2019. This is the priory of the community of the Brothers of Saint John in Addis Abeba.
- A school for young blind people that receives financial support from us.
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