Muslim extremists armed with “armed with guns, machetes, swords and spears” have sought out Christians, according to an aid group's report.
In Kaya, a provincial capital in Burkina Faso, nothing can overshadow the joy of one's First Eucharist.
So far the authorities have not given any explanation as to what has happened to these two religious and the more than 60 individuals who were present in their convent at the time of the attack.
In a video, the fighters said that the executions were a warning to “all those being used by infidels to convert Muslims to Christianity.”
Aid to the Church in Need talks to Paulo Rangel, a member of the European Parliament, about the violence that has left hundreds dead and 200,000 homeless.
Islamic State group feared to be making comeback in Iraq, Syria, parts of Africa.
“Yes, we are afraid but if we have to die, it’s better to die in the church than on the street.”
“What is happening is a disgrace," the Bishop of Pemba laments, following the most recent attack in his diocese.
Aid to the Church in Need speaks with Chaldean Catholics who are bringing Christianity back to the Nineveh Plains.
A new exhibition documents the plight of the Christian men who were beheaded by ISIS on a Libyan beach in February 2015.