In January alone, over 250 homes were set ablaze in across Mozambique.
African Christians are regularly targeted by violent groups such as Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen.
Last November, ISIS-linked militants beheaded over 50 people, including women and children.
In March of this year, Al-Shabab killed dozens in a coordinated attack on Cabo Delgado’s capital of Palma.
Islamic extremism remains a deadly plague for Christians around the world.
Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) recently spoke with Father Kwiriwi Fonseca, a Priest working on the frontlines of the crisis.