Pope Francis speaking at the general audience on St. Peter's Square, Nov. 9, 2022 | Daniel Ibáñez / CNA

Pope Francis: Bahrain Trip "a new step" in Christian-Muslim dialogue

Nov 9, 2022

Pope Francis said Wednesday his trip to the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain was a new step on the journey to create “fraternal alliances” between Christians and Muslims.

Fr. Idris Moses Gwanube, ordained to the Priesthood on February 25 after he converted from Islam to Catholicism. Credit: Fr. Idris Moses Gwanube

Nigerian Priest Recalls Journey to Priesthood after Converting from Islam to Catholicism

Mar 15, 2022

A Catholic Priest recently ordained in Nigeria’s Jalingo Diocese has, in an interview with ACI Africa, recalled his journey to the Priesthood after he converted from Islam to Catholicism.

Sulieman Buhafss. Credit: CSW

Human Rights Body Demands Release of Algerian Christian Detained for Abandoning Islam

Sep 5, 2021

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.

Victims of militant attacks in Cabo Delgado. Credit: Denis Hurley Peace Institute

Christian in Mozambique Risks Life by Declining Offer to Convert to Islam

Aug 15, 2021

A Christian man who was offered an opportunity to convert to Islam risked his life by declining the offer at the hands of jihadists in Cabo Delgado in Northern Mozambique.

Frontpage of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Nigeria’s Constitution Favors Muslims, Puts Christians “at disadvantage”: Catholic Bishops

Jun 11, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria have calling for a review of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution saying it favors Muslims, puts “Christians and adherents of other religions at a disadvantage,” and does not augur “well for the unity and progress of the country.”

Bishop Georges Varkey Puthiyakulangara of Port-Bergé Diocese, in the North of Madagascar. He is concerned about islamization in Madagascar / Aid to the Church in Need International

Threat of Islamization to Church in Madagascar, Women Paid to Wear Islam Garments

Mar 1, 2020

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.