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Islamic Militants

Living the faith in Kenya, five years after terrorist attack

“Yes, we are afraid but if we have to die, it’s better to die in the church than on the street.” 

Jihadist groups raise the black flag in Mozambique 

“What is happening is a disgrace," the Bishop of Pemba laments, following the most recent attack in his diocese. 

Iraqi town destroyed by ISIS rises again 

Aid to the Church in Need speaks with Chaldean Catholics who are bringing Christianity back to the Nineveh Plains.

Martyrs’ shrine honors 21 victims of ISIS on 5th anniversary of their death

A new exhibition documents the plight of the Christian men who were beheaded by ISIS on a Libyan beach in February 2015.

Burkina Faso: The unshakeable faith of women religious in the face of terror

"We take in refugees every day, especially wives whose husbands have been murdered— because the terrorists mainly kill the men—but also children and elderly people."

In aftermath of Christmas Day beheadings, a Nigerian priest reflects on plight of Christians

Islamist militants released a video on December 26, 2019 of the beheading of 10 blindfolded Christians, and the shooting of an eleventh on Christmas Day.

ISIS in Nigeria beheads 11 Christians on Christmas

The executions were meant to “avenge” US assassination of leader in Syria

In Ethiopia peaceful Sufi Islam is “being replaced by fundamentalist militants”

Radical politicians and self-acclaimed activists are sparking violence, says a Catholic priest in the capital city of Addis Ababa.

Turkish clash with Kurds could result in exodus of Christians, says Catholic bishop

In an interview with Aid to the Church in Need, the Syrian-Catholic bishop says Christians will suffer the consequences of a conflict.

After year of silence, brother of priest kidnapped in Niger still holds out hope

Father Pierluigi Maccalli was kidnapped in Niger on Sept. 17, 2018.

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