[photo:Hiwot & her Uncle Abraha Misghina in D.C. at Capitol, April 2020.]
“Why is America such a great country?”, a quizzical high-schooler once asked Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Who replied: “She is great because her people are virtuous, truly good.” And only then.
NCCL has a lot of truly good Americans and Ethiopian family members to thank for coming to the rescue of (more…)
Word reaches us this hour reporting that Dr. Woods has declared the surgery was very complicated, lasting hours — and a success! (more…)
As I type (10:00 am EDT Monday, feast of St. Lawrence 2020, August 10), after four sometimes tortuously long years of waiting, Dr. Woods is performing the long-awaited surgery, in charity, for Hiwot at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. (more…)
“And Jesus passing by, saw a man, who was blind from his birth: And his disciples asked him: Rabbi, who hath sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should be born blind?” Jn. ix, 1-2
“Jesus answered: Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents; but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.” Jn. ix, 3
This morning, Christ’s words have rung true yet again, this time at Dulles International Airport, in Washington, D.C., when Hiwot Tesfagiorgis Yohannis landed after (more…)
Christ is risen!
This morning, against all odds and amidst universal pandemic, and an Embassy in Addis Ababa closed for that reason, God in his providence arranged events (more…)
please storm heaven with your prayers!
Hiwot’s sponsor, Selemon Gebriel of Columbus, Ohio meets with (more…)
And her Bishop begs you to be generous, to spare her life.
The following letter from (more…)
Imagine living in a neighborhood where your child’s well-being was in constant peril – by wild (more…)
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