Tag: Attack on Christians

Pandemic may revive Islamic State and hurt Iraq’s minorities, say NGOs

For Iraqi Christian and Yazidi communities still recovering from the destruction the coronavirus poses significant risks

Card. Ranjith asks prayers for the victims of last year's attacks in Sri Lanka

On Easter Sunday 2019, nearly three hundred people were killed and five hundred injured in attacks on churches and hotels.

Herdsmen kill Christian student in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Also a Christian married couple was kidnapped in the attack in the north-central part of the country.

Six children, pregnant mother among nine Christians killed in Nigeria

This time Muslim radicals raided Hura-Maiyanga village, in the Miango area shouting the jihadist slogan “Allahu Akbar”

Police kill militants in Cairo who had been planning attack on Coptic Christians

The suspects were planning attacks on the country’s Coptic Christians during the Holy Week and Easter Sunday.

Commissioners appointed to investigate Khartoum church attack

Minister of Religious Affairs assigned commissioners to investigate the church attack

Faithful remembered persecuted Christians with 24-hour Good Friday Vigil (Video)

An estimated 327 million Christians are persecuted for their faith. That’s about the same number as the population in the U.S.

At least 50 Nigerian Christians killed by Fulani attacks in March, NGO reports

Last year, between 1,000 and 1,200 Christians were killed by Fulani attackers, Intersociety estimated. 

Nigerian Christians targeted by Islamic militants during coronavirus lockdown

"These are horrific, opportunistic attacks on people who are defenceless in their homes during lockdown,”

Saint John Paul II died fifteen years ago

He was the first non-Italian pope in almost half a millenium and the youngest pope since 1864.