Tag: Mali

Priest invites to pray for nun, held captive in Mali

Italian priest recently freed after spending two years of captivity in Niger, has appealed for the release of his sister in Christ

Islamists increase their influence in North-Western Africa

A coup and a precarious situation in the country could activate groups of Islamic militants linked to al-Qaeda and ISIS.

The number of jihadist groups is on the rise in Africa

Missionaries and humanitarian organisations are asking for an immediate response from the international community

Four UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali

Four peacekeepers were killed by suspected Jihadists on Friday in the Kidal region of northeast Mali, reports UN News.

Remains of Kidnapped Missionary Found in Mali

Switzerland’s Foreign Ministry announced the findings in a statement.

Missionary woman kidnapped four years ago in Mali, is still in captivity

Four years ago, on the 7th of February, a Sister from the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate was kidnapped.

Jihadists attack Malian and French military bases in Mali

The attacks on the three military bases took place within a few hours of each other on the 30th of November.

After the attacks in France, African terror groups incite Muslims to terrorism

AQIM: “Killing the one who insults the prophet is the right of every Muslim capable of doing it.”

Recently released Father Macalli talks about his captivity

Days after his release , Fr Maccalli told Fides news agency about his captivity, and how he stayed connected with God.

Mali: Missionary killed after years in captivity

The missionary had been working with women and children in Mali since the year 2000.