Bishop Alexandre Yikyi Bazié (right), Ambassador Ingo Herbert (Center) and  Adegbola Fasutin Adeye (left) cutting the inauguration ribbon of the new headquarters of CJP-Burkina in Ouagadougou on Tuesday December 3, 2019 / CJP-Burkina

Newly Headquartered Episcopal Commission “to be voice of voiceless” in Burkina Faso

Dec 6, 2019

The Commission for Justice and Peace (CJP) under the Episcopal Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger has taken the firm commitment of defending the rights of the poor and oppressed by promoting unity and solidarity amongst the population against the backdrop of increased cases of terrorist attacks targeting Christians including those gathered for worship.

Catholics pray for peace in Burkina Faso at the Shrine of Our Lady of Yagma on November 24, 2019 / ACI Africa

Catholic Church in Burkina Faso Condoles with Protestants after Sunday Attack

Dec 4, 2019

Following the Sunday attack on a Protestant church in Burkina Faso that left 14 people dead and several others injured, the Catholic Church in the West African nation has expressed its closeness with the victims of the attack and their families, praying for lasting peace in the country.