Archbishop Of Ethiopia Tours Niagara University, Receives President’s Medal
The Most Rev. Abune Berhaneyesus D. Souraphiel, C.M., archbishop of Ethiopia, spent most of Tuesday, Nov. 12, on the campus of Niagara University.
During his time on Monteagle Ridge, Archbishop Souraphiel met with the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, as well as several other individuals from the university community, including administrators, faculty and students.
In the afternoon, the native Ethiopian presided over Mass, was presented with Niagara University’s highest honor, its President’s Medal, and also offered remarks on the state of the Catholic Church in his home country.