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Ethiopia's exiled patriarch Bishop Merkorios returns

The exiled patriarch of Ethiopia’s powerful Orthodox Church, Bishop Merkorios, has returned home to the capital, Addis Ababa, after 27 years.Ethiopia’s reformist Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, met him in the US last week and persuaded him to reconcile with a rival faction of the Church.He was greeted by his followers, who sang and ululated in […]