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It was once the largest Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral.
It was once the largest Ethiopian Orthodox Cathedral. It was built to commemorate the country's liberation from the Italians, and many victims killed by the Italians during occupation are buried here. The locals call the church ''Haile Selassie Church'', because Emperor Haile Selassie's body was moved here in 2000.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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