Addis Ababa: Cardinal Souraphiel Marks ‘Historic Moment’

Posted July 17, 2018 11:17 am by ZENIT Staff

Addis Ababa: Cardinal Souraphiel Marks ‘Historic Moment’

“The fact that this historic moment is happening exactly at the same time as our plenary Assembly meeting, is really surprising and indeed we are grateful to God”, said on July 16, 2018, His Eminence Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, Archbishop of Addis Ababa, where the 19th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) opened on July 14th. His words were reported by Fides News Agency
The event coincided with the historic visit of the President of Eritrea, Isaias Afewerki to the Ethiopian capital, who met with the new Ethiopian premier Abiy Ahmed, as the first gesture

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