The attacks on the three military bases took place within a few hours of each other on the 30th of November.
AQIM: “Killing the one who insults the prophet is the right of every Muslim capable of doing it.”
Days after his release , Fr Maccalli told Fides news agency about his captivity, and how he stayed connected with God.
The missionary had been working with women and children in Mali since the year 2000.
On Thursday, the 8th of October, Fr. Pierluigi Maccalli along with three other captives was released in Northern Mali.
Both Christians and Muslims are being attacked by these ruthless terror groups.
Civilians are caught in the middle. Please pray for peace to return to Burkina Faso.
Since 2015, more than one thousand people have been killed and about a million have been displaced in northern Burkina Faso.
A local official explained that “quite a lot of armed men attacked the village by firing at people".