Religion: Tidings

>One of the world's most important religious broadcasting stations, Radio Voice of the Gospel in Addis Ababa, was built by the Lutheran World Federation in 1963 and has a 200,000-watt transmitter that can reach about 1 billion people in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The station, worth an estimated $12 million, was known not only for spreading the Gospel but also for broadcasting the most reliable news and educational programs of any Africa-based outlet. Since the downfall of the Christian monarchy in 1974, Radio Voice has been under increasing pressure from Ethiopia's military rulers, and on March 12 they finally...

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