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The consensus of security experts is that the Catholic Church is being targeted because it has has been paying the steep ransoms the terrorists have demanded.
More Christians are killed for their faith in Nigeria than in any other country worldwide — at least 4,650 in 2021 and nearly 900 in the first three months of 2022 alone.
In an incident that has not received any media reporting, a professor was killed and a number of other people were kidnapped in a hostile region of Nigeria.
Intersociety members said in the report that at least 608 people in Kaduna state have lost their lives in what has been described as “Christian butcheries” perpetrated by Fulani bandits in the first nine months of the year.
The kidnapping of clergy and other Catholics is an ongoing problem in Africa’s most populous country.