Brother Peter Olarewaju recounts the horrific kidnapping and torture he and other monks suffered, including the murder of a brother monk.
Brother Godwin Eze was kidnapped Oct. 17 alongside two others from the Benedictine monastery in Eruku, Nigeria, located in the Diocese of Ilorin.
A diocese in Nigeria announced that Brother Godwin Eze, a monk who was kidnapped with two others from a Benedictine monastery, was murdered.
“When the men took us, I had so much fear in my heart, thinking of the worst that could happen to us. I couldn’t stop praying,” seminarian Melchior Maharini said.
In an interview with ACI Africa, the director of the Denis Hurley Peace Institute confirmed reports of a leaked Islamic State internal circular.
The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law has condemned the Sept. 16-17 kidnapping of more than 30 people in Nigeria, including a Catholic priest.
After separating the Christians from the Muslims, “they opened fire on the Christians,” a Sept. 18 Aid to the Church in Need report stated.
Seminarian Na’aman Danlami died when Fulanis attacked St. Raphael Fadan Kamantan Parish on Thursday, Sept. 7, and set the rectory ablaze.
Bishop John Patrick Dolan of Phoenix returned from a 12-day trip to the African countries of Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya on Aug. 22.
David Igba was traveling with two others when their car was sprayed with bullets by a group of gun-wielding Fulani herders in the Aug. 21 incident.
The Colombian nun narrated her experience in the foreword of the 2023 edition of the Religious Freedom in the World Report published June 22.
A 5-year-old boy was reportedly beheaded when Islamists attacked a village in southern Kaduna State, leaving dozens of people dead.
Dozens of people were reportedly killed in attacks on villages in Nigeria’s Benue State Wednesday, a diocesan official said.
Father Norberto Pozzi was injured when the car he was traveling in drove over a land mine, causing it to explode, on his way to Bocaranga, CAR.
Nigeria’s government has everything it needs to stop the ongoing attacks that are targeting Christians, but has refused to help, a Catholic priest in the West African country has said.
Sister Nkiru was returning home from a marriage ceremony with other people when armed assailants opened fire on their vehicle.
Not every Catholic priest risks mortal danger every time he visits his people, but this Nigerian priest does.
Boutros Badawi, a Christian activist and advisor to Sudan’s Minister of Religious Affairs, was attacked recently in the Sudanese capital.
Residents of various parts of Ethiopia are trekking for miles and spending days in long queues to get water far away from home, a Catholic charity in Ireland reported June 17, 2021.
The Bishop of Enugu announced on Thursday a week of prayer in atonement and reparation following the desecration of the city’s cathedral, reportedly by followers of a priest of the local Church.