Ethiopian Orthodox Church patriarch blasts Tigray ‘genocide’


NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in his first public comments on the war in the country’s Tigray region is sharply criticizing Ethiopia’s actions, saying he believes it’s genocide: “They want to destroy the people of Tigray.”.…..READ MORE

FILE – In this April 17, 2020, file photo, Abune Mathias, the 6th Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, uses hand sanitizer, to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, during an Orthodox Good Friday service at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in his first public comments on the war in the country’s Tigray region is sharply criticizing Ethiopia’s actions, saying he believes it’s genocide. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)

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