Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré

Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré of the Catholic Diocese of Dori in Burkina Faso. Credit: ACN

Bishop in Burkina Faso in Solidarity with Catholics Skipping Mass for Fear of Attacks

Jul 22, 2023

Many people no longer attend Holy Mass in Burkina Faso for fear of jihadist attacks, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dori has said, and expressed his closeness with those who fear for their lives.

Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré and other Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso during during Holy Mass to mark the end of a national day of fasting and prayer for peace and social cohesion. Credit: Fr. Paul Dah

“May God touch their hearts”, Bishop in Burkina Faso Prays for Conversion of Terrorists

May 23, 2023

The Catholic Bishop of Dori Diocese in Burkina Faso has offered prayer for the conversion of terrorists, who he says have taken up arms against their people.

Credit: ACN

Catholic Bishop Decries “terrible” Terrorism Consequences on Church Work in Burkina Faso

Jan 14, 2023

Terrorism in Burkina Faso has taken a heavy toll on the ministry of the local Church in the West African nation, a Catholic Bishop has lamented in a report.

Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré (center) addressing journalists at the of the 4th edition of the Alfred Diban Catholic Solidarity Fund (FCSAD). Credit: CEBN

Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso Launch Fund to Help “people, communities facing crises”

Mar 12, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso have, through the development and humanitarian arm of the Church in the West African nation, Caritas Burkina, launched a solidarity fund to assist people and communities facing crises.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Burkina-Niger (CEBN). Credit: Fr. Paul Dah

Bishops in Burkina Faso “take note of recent changes”, Invite Coup Leaders to Serve People

Jan 28, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Burkina Faso have, in a collective statement, expressed their awareness of the country’s recent political changes and called upon those who spearheaded the reported coup d’etat to be at the service of the people.

Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré of Burkina Faso's Dori Diocese. Credit: Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Catholic Charity Raises Alarm Over Resurgent Christian Persecution in Burkina Faso

Nov 13, 2021

Christians who fled their homes in Burkina Faso have recounted how they lived in fear each day when they learnt that their lives were in danger owing to their religion.