The crisis in Nigeria seems to be a war against Christians in the West African nation, the Catholic Bishop of the country’s Makurdi Diocese has said.
Christians in Nigeria’s Zamfara State have, in an “anonymous letter” circulated by the office of the State Commissioner of Police, been cautioned against public worship in churches lest they be attacked, abducted, and their places of worship torched.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation, is demanding the release of an Alafia Christian man who has been on the wrong side of the government for abandoning Islam in favor of Christianity.
Thousands of Christians have been hacked to death by militants in Nigeria in the first 200 days of 2021, a recent investigation has established, further revealing that the number is the highest in years.
Muslims and Christians in Nigeria have been urged to reflect on the need for peace and peaceful coexistence during Eid al-Adha, the annual Islamic celebration to be marked in the West African nation and other countries around the world this year on Tuesday, July 20.
A Religious leader in Egypt has reported “few incidents” where Christianity is regarded as an inferior religion in the Northeast African nation despite the country having made what has been referred to as immense progress in religious freedom.
Kennedy Mutua, a Kenyan postgraduate student pursuing climate change at a University in Hungary is eager to implement top-notch technologies in environmental conservation when he returns to Kenya.
The minority Christian population in Somalia has been gradually marginalized, the Apostolic Administrator of the country’s only Catholic Diocese of Mogadishu has said.
Following the death of the President of the Higher Council of Imams, Mosques and Islamic Affairs (COSIM) in Ivory Coast, members of the Clergy in the West African country have expressed their condolences to the Muslim community, describing the late religious leader as an “ardent artisan” interreligious dialogues, particularly between Muslims and Christians.
A Catholic Priest in Ghana’s Accra Archdiocese has expressed concern over rising cases of indiscipline and lack of respect for elders and family values, a situation he says calls for total change of heart of the people of God in the West African country who he says go to churches and mosques in large numbers.
The Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has called on the government to address the “antagonism” between Christians and Muslims in the West African country and enforce the rule of law saying the faithful of both religions suffer equally from the reported skirmishes in the country.
Every time Christians recite the Apostles’ Creed, they affirm their belief in what will happen to them after death: “'I believe in the resurrection of the body and life everlasting.”
Radical Islamization in Madagascar is at the heart of the emerging challenges that the island country in the Indian Ocean is battling with amid high levels of corruption, illiteracy and poverty, a native Bishop has disclosed in a recent interview.