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The Ethiopian Orthodox Patriarch in Jerusalem
05 May 2016
The Ethiopian Orthodox Patriarch, Matthias I, arrived in Jerusalem.
Celebration and joy for the small community of the Holy City.
A day of joy and celebration for the Ethiopian Orthodox community in Jerusalem. An explosion of colors combined with Ethiopian traditional songs welcomed the entrance of His Holiness Abuna Matthias I, Patriarch of the Orthodox Tewahedo Church of Ethiopia.
Welcomed by the representatives of the Orthodox and Catholic churches of the Holy City, The Patriarch then headed towards the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher, retracing those narrow streets that bear witness to a journey of faith.
The kawas, the batsmen with the Ottoman fez, that with a stick marked the procession, enabled this small [...]