The Church in Ethiopia is mourning the deaths of four religious sisters of the Congregation of the Daughters of St. Anne who died in a car accident, a fifth is in a coma and two were critically injured.
sisters, aged between 25 and 50, were driving to the city of Hawassa for
a funeral of one sister’s relative.
Near the east-central Ethiopian
town of Meki, a truck overtook them on the road, causing the accident.
"It is a great loss for the Ethiopian Church", said Father Angelo
Antolini, Prefect Apostolic of Robe to Fides.
The funeral was celebrated in the Cathedral of Addis Ababa with
Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., President of the
Episcopal Conference of Ethiopia, the Nuncio and all the Ethiopian