What brought Christianity to Ethiopia?
According to Ethiopian tradition, Christianity first came to the Aksum Empire in the fourth century A.D. when a Greek-speaking missionary named Frumentius converted King Ezana.
Who was the first black pope?
He was the first bishop of Rome born in the Roman Province of Africa—probably in Leptis Magna (or Tripolitania).
Pope Victor I.
|Pope Saint Victor I|
|Born||Early 2nd Century AD Africa Proconsulare|
Who brought Islam to Africa?
According to Arab oral tradition, Islam first came to Africa with Muslim refugees fleeing persecution in the Arab peninsula. This was followed by a military invasion, some seven years after the death of the prophet Mohammed in 639, under the command of the Muslim Arab General, Amr ibn al-Asi.