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While there is some international attention on the siutation of the persecution of Christians and minorities in Iraq, less is said about similar atrocities happening in Africa. A persecution has been going on systematically in Nigeria since 2009. It is related directly to an Islamist terrorist group known as Boko...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
The world's Ukrainian Greek-Catholic bishops, meeting in Lviv for their annual Holy Synod, have appealed to the international community to help restore peace in the country. In a statement, …read more
Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, has spoken of a situation of "extreme urgency” in Iraq, and remarked that Church leaders "have the …read more
Pope Francis has sent a letter of condolenceto the family of Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State (ISIS). The letter, signed on the Pope's behalf by …read more
Three elderly Italian religious sisters have been killed at their convent in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. The Xaverian missionaries were named as Lucia Pulici, 75, Olga Raschietti, 82, …read more
Pope Francis has sent a message to the three day International Prayer Meeting for Peace, promoted by the St Egidio Community, which is underway in Antwerp in Belgium saying that, “war is …read more