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Italo-Eritrea Archeologists Discover Horn of Africa’s Oldest Churches

…. dates back to the second half of the 4th century.

The oldest churches in the Horn of Africa has been discovered in the ancient city of Adulis by a group of researchers from Eritrea and Italia. (photo: Ansa)

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An Italo-Eritrean mission found remains of two early Christian churches, which dates back to the second half of the 4th century, and, therefore, it is estimated that the Horn of Africa Christianity would have extended few decades after the Decree of Costantino, who, in 313 AD, made the practice of faith free. Continue reading Italo-Eritrea Archeologists Discover Horn of Africa’s Oldest Churches