More than a dozen escaped, and 43 remain captive.
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Human Rights Activists Call on U.S. State Department to Return Nigeria to Religious Freedom Watchlist
The June 5 Pentecost Sunday terrorist attack on St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State, which killed at least 40 people, brought the crisis to the world’s attention.
The priest of the Diocese of Makurdi, who was ordained in 1981, said he finds it baffling that none of the atrocities that have been meted against Christians in Nigeria had been dealt with in courts.
The funeral Mass of Father Cheitnum is scheduled for July 21 at Kafanchan’s Cathedral of St. Peter.
Croatian parliament member Marijana Petir said she was moved to help those suffering in Nigeria because their human rights, including the right to practice their faith, are being violated.