Results from Tag: 'christian persecution'

The entrance to Christ the King Major Seminary in Fayit, Fadan Kagoma, Nigeria, whence three seminarians were abducted Oct. 11, 2021.

Three Seminarians Abducted in Nigeria

“We ask for your closeness to us in praying for the quick and safe release of our abducted brothers,” Father Emmanuel Okolo, chancellor of the Diocese of Kafanchan, wrote in an Oct. 12 memo.

The March for the Martyrs in Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 2021.

March for the Martyrs Highlights ‘Global Crisis of Christian Persecution’

“I’ve heard it myself from the people of Iraq and Syria: when the Islamists come to cut your head off, they don’t ask if you’re a Catholic or a Protestant or Orthodox. They ask you if you believe in Jesus,” said Father Kiely. “That’s that point. That unites us. That’s what Pope Francis called ‘the ecumenism of blood.’”

Bishop George Nkuo of Kumbo, Cameroon, leads a march for peace in Cameroon, Father Gaston Yuven Vershiyi, Deacon Doh Lawrence, and  Bishop George Nkuo of Kumbo Cameroon travels with his Mass kit to celebrate Mass.

Cameroon’s Conflict: A Report From the Ground

NEWS ANALYSIS: Correspondent Emmanuel Patrick Ayuni Tan, who lost a nephew in the conflict last month, reports on growing internecine battles that are causing great hardship to the nation's civilian population