In Ethiopia, dozens of Christian churches, among them Adventist, burned in interfaith violence

At least 30 Protestant churches in western Ethiopia, among them seven Seventh-day Adventist congregations, were burned down last week in a series of attacks by religious extremists from the region. Unrest was first reported on March 2 and has since killed at least one Christian, wounded several others, left personal property destroyed and displaced thousands of Christians, reports indicate. “The level of destruction is not fully and clearly confirmed,” said Tamire Shaemalo, Communication director for the Adventist Church in Ethiopia, citing inconsistencies between reports

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