Priest and Cross, Lalibela, Woldia, Ethiopia, October 2007

Priest and Cross, Lalibela, Woldia, Ethiopia, October 2007

Lalibela, envisioned as a second, African Jerusalem, is a pilgrimage site in Ethiopia, home to eleven churches hewn out of the living rock, and host to a great multitude of priests and deacons, who manage the churches, conduct services, and give tours. This priest is showing off a processional cross from the treasury of his church.



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