JOS, Nigeria — Boko Haram’s April kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls has brought Nigerians, as well as people across the world, into solidarity with each other across religious divides, one of the country’s bishops has said.
The girls, most of them between 16 and 18 years old, were kidnapped April 14 from their boarding school in Borno, Nigeria's northeastern-most state. Members of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram have claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. All but 53 of the girls, who escaped, are still in the hands of their captors.
“They are just innocent girls, and every human being feels bad about this. Life is sacred,” Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos told the...READ MORE