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Father Isaac Achi burned alive in his residence: ‘Enough of the...

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Deadly violence hit Christians in Africa Jan. 15, with a Catholic priest in northern Nigeria burned to death and as many...

All nine Catholic clergy members abducted from St. Mary’s Parish in...

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon-- After over a month in captivity, the five priests, a nun and three other church workers kidnapped from St. Mary's Parish in...

Nuns abducted in Nigeria have been released, Sisters of Jesus the...

VATICAN CITY -- Four Catholic nuns kidnapped in southeast Nigeria Aug. 21 were released two days later, their order said. "With hearts full of joy,...

Body of priest killed by abductors in central Nigeria found dead;...

LAGOS, Nigeria -- The body of a priest was discovered July 19, four days after he was abducted from a parish rectory in central...

Father Andrew Adeniyi Abayomi: ‘I shielded them just as a hen...

OWO, Nigeria-- Father Andrew Adeniyi Abayomi was in the sacristy of St. Francis Xavier Church after Mass when parishioners began running in different directions. "I...

George Marlin, leader of ‘Aid to the Church in Need/USA,’ U.S....

NEW YORK-- The brutal attack on people at a Catholic church in Nigeria on Pentecost Sunday is "an attack on the entire church," said...

‘Nowhere is safe in the country’ says Archbishop Lucius Ugorji, after...

LAGOS, Nigeria-- Condemning the actions of gunmen who attacked a Catholic Church as parishioners gathered for Mass on the feast of Pentecost, Nigeria's Catholic...

Nigerian priest Father Ferdinand Fanen Ngugban, six others shot and killed...

LAGOS, Nigeria -- Father Ferdinand Fanen Ngugban and six others died of gunshot wounds after armed gunmen invaded the grounds of St. Paul Parish...

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