The Council of Catholic Hierarchs of Eritrea this week released a letter this week calling on the faithful to pray for peace in the region.
The request comes after the national leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia last week signed an agreement ending two decades of border disputes that caused tension and often erupted into violence.
The letter, signed by the Metropolitan Archbishop of Asmara, Menghesteab Tesfamariam, gives thanks to God for the just signed declaration between the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea and appeals to all believers to join in elevating “special and intense prayers” for a just and lasting peace, according

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