Tag: murdered priest

Catholic parish attacked, parish priest and faithful murdered in Nigeria

The Saint-Paul of Aye Twar Parish, in eastern Nigeria's Benu state, was attacked during a Mass on the 30th of March by armed men.

Priest tortured and killed with gun in Mexico

The dead body of a priest was found next to his car, on the 27th of March, in Mexico.

A Catholic priest killed in Mindanao in the Philippines

Yesterday, on the 24th of January, unidentified armed men opened fire and killed a Filipino Catholic priest.

A priest was kidnapped and murdered by Islamists in Burkina Faso

After the fall of President Compaoré in 2015, Burkina Faso was penetrated by jihadists operating in the Sahel countries.

Priest kidnapped and murdered in Nigeria

Fr. John Gbakaan was kidnapped and murdered on the 15th of January, on the road from Lambata to Lapai in the State of Niger.

Catholic priest was stabbed to death in Italy

The crime took place near the church of Saint Roch, where Fr. Malgesini was serving. An investigation is underway.

A priest was murdered in Nigeria

Since the beginning of this year, he is the third priest to be murdered in Nigeria, and the eleventh in Africa.

A Catholic priest has been murdered in El Salvador

El Salvador is considered one of the most violent countries in the world, with the highest homicide rates.

Renewed call for justice for murder of Filipino priest

“To kill a priest, for whatever purpose, is not only unchristian and inhuman, it is also un-Filipino.”