Rituals in Africa ° ° ° Rituale in Afrika

ÄTHIOPIEN by Dieter Radow
ETHIOPIA                                      1997                                              ETHIOPIEN
Kloster Debre Libanos: Ein Pilger in weißer Pilger-Stola in christlicher Kirche
Monastery of Debre Libanos: pilgrim with white stola in Christian monastery church

ÄTHIOPIEN by Dieter Radow
ETHIOPIA                                                                      1997                          ÄTHIOPIEN
believer waiting near the monastery Debre Libanos                                     Gläubige beim Kloster Debre Libanos

ÄTHIOPIEN by Dieter Radow
ETHIOPIA                     1997                                      ÄTHIOPIEN
a pilgrim giving presents to a poor woman               Eine Pilgerin beschenkt bein Kloster Debre Libanos eine Arme

RUANDA – RUANDA

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA                                                                   2005                      Ruanda
Kigali: godmothers on the way to the mass christening service            Patentanten vor dem Taufgottesdienst

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA                    2005
Kigali: Roman Catholic christening service – the priest behind the altar inaugurates the ceremony
Kigali: Christlich-katholischer Taufgottesdienst – Priester hinter dem Altar eröffnet das Ritual

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA                                                                    2005
Kigali: mass christening: inaugural dance                                                    Kigali: Massentaufe – Eröffnungstanz

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA                                                                    2005
Kigali: mass christening: inaugural dance                                                    Kigali: Massentaufe – Eröffnungstanz

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA                                                                    2005
Kigali: mass christening: inaugural dance                                                    Kigali: Massentaufe – Eröffnungstanz

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA                                                                  2005
Kigali: mass christening: only stand up places                       Kigali: Massentaufe – Wegen Überfüllung nur Stehplätze

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA Kigali 2005 ° ° ° The Christening vessel with water stands ready. the priest is praying the liturgy                         ° ° °  Die Taufschale mit Wasser steht bereit; der Pastor spricht die Liturgie

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA Kigali 2005 ° ° ° The first mothers stand ready.in the first row                                                                                ° ° °  Die ersten Mütter stehen in der ersten Reihe mit ihren Täuflingen

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA Kigali 2005 ° ° ° The mothers hold their pretty dressed children ready for christening firm in their arms                                                  ° ° °  Die ersten Mütter halten ihre fein angezogenen Kinder im Arm zur Taufe bereit

RUANDA by Dieter Radow
RUANDA                                                  2005
Kigali: now the real act of christening: water on the head of the child
Kigali: hier der eigentliche Taufakt: Wasser auf das Haupt der Täuflinge

tansania-1-christian-servicey
TANZANIA                                          2001                                       TANSANIA
Daressalam – Christian service                                                        Christlicher Gottesdienst

TANSANIA by Dieter Radow
TANZANIA                                            2001                                                   TANSANIA
procession of wedding guests to the church  ° ° °  Zug der Hochzeitsgäste zur Kirche

TANSANIA by Dieter Radow
TANZANIA                                            2001                                                     TANSANIA
witnesses of the marriage ceremony behind the briadal pair at the altar ° ° °  Trauzeugen hinter dem Brautpaar am Altar

TANSANIA by Dieter Radow
TANZANIA                                            2001                           TANSANIA
The music band leaving the church with loud music    ° ° °    Die Musikkapelle schreitet mit lauten Trompeten zum Kirchenausgang

TANSANIA by Dieter Radow
TANZANIA                                         Daressalam    2001                                           TANSANIA
bridal pair and flour children leaving the church after the wedding service  ° ° °                                                              °Brautpaar und Blumenkinder beim Verlassen der Kirche nach der Trauung

TANSANIA by Dieter Radow
TANZANIA                                           Daressalam   2001                                                  TANSANIA
: the priest walking to the portal  for an outdoor farewell ° ° ° der Priester schreitet dem Ausgang zu

TANSANIA by Dieter Radow
TANZANIA                                            Daressalam 2001                                                                             TANSANIA
After the inside cremony the married pair present themselves outsite.  Zum Abschluß der Zeremonie zeigt sich das Hochzeitspaar vor der Kirche

TANSANIA by Dieter Radow
TANZANIA                                            Daressalam   2001                                                                     TANSANIA
After the wedding service the guests cheer the pair outsite. ° ° °   Zum Abschluß der Zeremonie zeigt sich das Hochzeitspaar vor der Kirche

Malawi katholische Kirche in Lomè
TOGO                                                  2000                                          TOGO
Lomé : catholic service                                                                         Christlich katholischer Gottesdienst