Posts Tagged ‘ church attack ’

New Nigeria Church Attack Kills 22 As More Unrest Reported

Jan 27th, 2014 | By
Nigeria has seen much destruction of churches.

Islamic militants armed with guns and explosives attacked a busy church service in a northeastern Nigerian village, killing at least 22 people, witnesses and church officials said Monday, January 27. The attackers reportedly set off bombs and fired into the congregation in the Catholic church  in Waga Chakawa village in Adamawa state on Sunday, January 26, before burning houses and taking residents hostage during a four hour siege.

Islamic Herdsmen Attack Church; 3 Killed, 16 Injured

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By
Nigeria has seen much destruction of churches.

Herdsmen from the mainly Muslim Fulani ethnic group stormed an evangelical church and fired shots during a New Year’s Eve worship service in central Nigeria, killing as many as three people and injuring 16 others. Not all injuries may have been reported

Christmas Day Bombings Against Christians – 37 Dead in Iraq

Dec 25th, 2013 | By
One of many bombed out churches in the Middle East

The Associated Press is reporting two bombings against Christian civilian targets in Baghdad, Iraq on Christmas Day. AP is the only news agency to combine the attacks in one story. As usual, most other Western media sources report the attacks separately to minimize them.

Traumatized Survivors of Wedding Attack in Egypt Look to God

Oct 29th, 2013 | By

The wedding attack was the latest in a series of assaults against the Coptic Christian community since the ouster of Morsi in July. After the military broke up pro-Morsi protest camps on August 14, Islamists attacked close to 60 churches and dozens of Christian-owned businesses across Egypt.

Egypt Government Condemns Church Attack; Four Christians Killed

Oct 21st, 2013 | By
Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

Egypt’s government and religious leaders have condemned an attack outside a Coptic church in Egypt’s capital Cairo that killed four people, including an 8-year-old girl. The condemnation came just hours after gunmen shot dead two adults and two girls, aged eight and 12, following a church wedding, state media reported.

Muslim terror attacks on Chrsitians in May leave 23 dead

Jun 15th, 2013 | By has kept track of all Islamic terror attacks since 9/11/2001. One of the side charts kept by that organization tracks attacks just on Christians. The list consists only of public attacks which are reported in the press. The actual count of Christians killed and wounded in terror attacks by Muslims is much higher.

Report From Washington – April 12, 2013

Apr 12th, 2013 | By

In this issue: Obama’s Army: “Catholics and Evangelicals are extremists like Al-Qaeda / Obama silent on Islamist killings of Christians and secularists / Obama spending spree / AP and other media shield serial killer / No tax dollars for jihadists / Associated Press bows to CAIR / Islamists take over Golan Heights / Christian mourners attacked in Egypt / Nigerian Pastor escapes as Christian village attacked again / Muslims destroy church in Indonesia