Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Abyssinian Church

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ABYSSINIAN CHURCH, the name of a sect of the Christian Church established in Abyssinia. The forms and ritual of the Abyssinian Church are a strange compound of paganism, Judaism, and Christianity. It is governed by a bishop, who is styled abuna.

Source: Collier's New Encyclopedia 1. (1921) New York: P.F. Collier & Son Company. 15.