Four people were killed Sunday at a Catholic church in northern Burkina Faso in the latest in a series of attacks on Christian targets in the region, according to a bishop in the region and a security source.
Four Dead in New Attack On Christians
Vanguard, 26 May 2019
Four people were killed Sunday at a Catholic church in northern Burkina Faso in the latest in a series of attacks on Christian targets in the region, according to a bishop in the… Read more »
Burial of a priest killed in previous attacks.
President Welcomes Freed French, South Korean Hostages
Premium Times, 11 May 2019
Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on Saturday received at the presidential palace in Ouagadougou the three hostages who were rescued by French special forces… Read more »
Pope Francis Prays for Victims of Church Attack
CISA, 14 May 2019
Pope Francis has sent prayers to victims and families affected by the Sunday May 11 gunmen attack on a Catholic church in Dablo, in which six people including a priest were killed. Read more »
Shocker! Gunmen Stop Marian Procession, Kill Four Catholics, Burn Virgin Mary's Statue
Vanguard, 14 May 2019
Gunmen killed four Catholics in a religious procession in north Burkina Faso a day after a priest and five parishioners were murdered at mass, church officials said Tuesday. Read more »
West African Bishops Vow to Join Forces Against Terrorism
CISA, 17 May 2019
Members of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA) have pledged to work together to combat terrorism and pave way to peace in the region. Read more »
Burkina Faso is facing "unprecedented" displacement, triggered by armed groups and intercommunal clashes, and exacerbated by long-term food insecurity, UN aid officials say. Read more »
A group of attackers have killed several worshippers in Burkina Faso during a Catholic Church service. It is the second attack on Christians in the West African nation in two ... Read more »
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