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Burkina Faso - Latest News
Dec 19, 2019 - 10:47 am .- Extremist attacks have risen dramatically in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, from 180 incidents in 2017 to more than 800 violent attacks in 2019, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Dec 5, 2019 - 12:09 am .- Following the death of more than a dozen Christians in a church shooting over the weekend, a Burkina Faso bishop said Western governments have a responsibility to stop the flow of weapons to militants in the region.
Nov 14, 2019 - 07:10 am .- Pope Francis urged interreligious dialogue in Burkina Faso Wednesday as ongoing violence by jihadist groups has killed more than 750 people in the West African country this year. 
Oct 2, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- A Jesuit priest from Burkina Faso has made history as the first African to win the prestigious Ratzinger Prize, which honors the work and academic contribution of theologians and other Catholic intellectuals.
Sep 14, 2019 - 12:00 am .- Catholic Relief Services is warning of increasing violence and displacement in the Sahel— the vast area of western and north-central Africa stretching from Senegal to Sudan.
May 16, 2019 - 12:00 am .- Just one day after six Catholics were murdered by gunmen in Burkina Faso, four more Catholics were shot and killed in the northwest African country.
May 12, 2019 - 10:36 am .- A group of gunmen burned down a Catholic Church during Sunday Mass and killed at least six people, including a priest, in the West African nation of Burkina Faso this morning. 
Sep 10, 2018 - 02:28 pm .- The Baltimore Orioles teamed up with Catholic Relief Services last weekend to help feed the hungry in Burkina Faso.