Ethiopian Orthodox Archbishop wants members in Sweden to donate to Ethiopian army

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  • Swedish-Ethiopians are being are urged to donate money to the Ethiopian army.
  • The Archbishop of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Sweden has urged people via a letter to donate money to the army, something that has upset many Swedish Ethiopians.
  • "It's awful and I was terribly shocked, says Yared Defersha, a deacon of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Skåne. The archbishop has declined to comment on tape to Swedish Radio, but in a written comment says the funds should only go to humanitarian aid.