He was freed because the abductors felt the boy could not survive in their hands.
"No other Country will tolerate this type of insecurity without calling for mass protests".
Since 2000 thousands of Algerian Muslims have put their faith in Christ.
UNICEF publishes details concerning the number of children at risk amidst the violence and chaos of the ongoing conflict.
French role, security set to dominate Macron's talks with leaders from Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad.
Christian persecution on the rise in 2020
"Every day," says Father Joseph Bature Fidelis of Maiduguri Diocese, "Our brothers and sisters are slaughtered in the streets."
Christian women in Egypt are often targeted by extremists because they do not necessarily follow the Islamic dress code.
A majority Christian nation, Ethiopia still struggles with persecution