Posts Tagged ‘ Christians killed ’

“Dozens” Of Christians Hacked To Death In DRC; Thousands Flee

May 7th, 2016 | By

Thousands of people have fled an area in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after up to nearly 40 Christian villagers were hacked to death by suspected Islamic militants, Christians in the area confirmed. A Christian missionary told the news agency that thousands of people have fled the region

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 15 Christians In Plateau State, Nigeria

Dec 24th, 2015 | By

Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Dec. 13 attacked two households and a compound of displaced people in this village near Jos, killing 15 Christians, including two small children. The attack at about 8:30 p.m. on the two homes and the compound housing Christians displaced by a previous attack in Bachi, like Hwak Kwata-Zawan a predominantly Christian village in Plateau state, killed 3-year-old Happy Matthew and 1-year-old Monday Matthew. A 5-year-old girl, Anna Matthew, was wounded and was receiving treatment at Plateau State Specialist Hospital in Jos.

Boko Haram Suspected In Killing Of At Least 29 People, Most Christians, In Nigeria

May 26th, 2015 | By

Islamic extremist attacks in Nigeria’s Adamawa state in the past 10 days have killed at least 29 people after weeks of Boko Haram rebels losing ground to government forces in the northeast, sources said.

Boko Haram Targets Catholics; 100,000 Displaced By Muslim Terrorists

May 13th, 2015 | By
File photo of mass graves in Nigeria -- thanks to Boko Haram.

“People are very scared, and those who are able to return home find there is nothing left,” Rev. Father Gideon Obasogie, the diocesan director of social communications, told ACN, according to Catholic Herald. “A life lived with much fear is terrible.”

100 Killed, Churches Torched In Cameroon

Feb 6th, 2015 | By
Islamic murderers in Nigeria

Islamic militants fleeing a three-nation offensive took revenge Thursday, February 5, by shooting and burning to death as many as 100 people while attacking churches and other sites in northern Cameroon, officials said. Some 800 fighters of Nigeria’s feared Boko Haram group were seen entering the Cameroon border town of Fotokol where they “burned churches, mosques and villages and slaughtered youth who resisted joining them to fight Cameroonian forces,” explained Cameroon’s Information Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakari.

Faith of Christians in Niger Grows Stronger in Face of Unprecedented Violence

Jan 24th, 2015 | By
Niger: Arson Terror Attack on St. Gabriel Church (Source: Redemptorists)

Christians in Niger are joyfully meeting in homes under police protection as they plan to rebuild church buildings and houses after attacks last weekend (Jan. 16-18) that were unprecedented in scale. “Nothing of this magnitude has ever happened in this nation,” wrote one missionary couple

NEWS ALERT: Muslims Attack Churches, Christians, Killing Dozens In Niger, Kenya

Jan 19th, 2015 | By

Dozens are dead after churches, Christian shops, and pastors’ homes were attacked across Niger by angry Muslims protesting against French magazine Charlie Hebdo’s second portrayal of the prophet Mohammed, while in Kenya police searched for a gunman who killed a Christian.

Terrorists Destroy A Thousand Churches In Nigeria

Jan 6th, 2015 | By
Nigeria has seen much destruction of churches.

Islamic terror expert Raymond Ibrahim has published a report showing that Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria have destroyed 1,000 churches and displaced hundreds of thousands of Christians. From August to October of 2014, nearly 200 churches were destroyed and 190,000 people were displaced.

Attacks By Islamic Extremists In Nigeria Leave At Least 28 Christians Dead

Jan 5th, 2015 | By

Muslim Fulani gunmen on Friday (Jan. 2) killed 15 Christians in an area of Kaduna state where 10 others were killed on Dec. 27, ending a week of violence in Nigeria in which at least 28 died.

Muslims Kill 31 Christians In Nigeria

Oct 24th, 2014 | By

Armed Muslim extremists stormed two churches in Taraba state on Sunday (Oct. 19) and killed 31 people as they worshipped, a church leader said. Two pastors, one pastor’s son, and 28 other Christians were slain in the attacks in the villages of Gindin Waya and Sondi, said the Rev. Caleb Ahema, president of the Christian Reformed Church of Christ in Nigeria. Ahema said the onslaught was the seventh attack on Christian communities in Wukari Local Government Area since February.