Terrorists killed Lawan Andimi yesterday (Jan. 20), according to Today.NG...
Boko Haram kidnaps, kills pastor amid renewed attacks
by Diana ChandlerNortheast Nigeria, Jan. 21, 2020 (BP) — Boko Haram insurgents have killed a Nigerian pastor they kidnapped weeks ago, news media said Tuesday (Jan. 21), amid a resurgenceRead More
Nigeria remains the most violent country for Christians, Open Doors said.
Open Doors: Technology advancing Christian persecution
by Diana Chandler WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2020 (BP) — The use of technology is advancing and strengthening Christian persecution, Open Doors CEO David Curry said Wednesday (Jan. 15) in releasingRead More
Francis said that like the shepherds who ran to the manger to see Christ, faithful today have many failures and are “not saints.”
Do not lose hope, Pope Francis says at Christmas vigil: God loves you no matter what
by: Claire Giangravé VATICAN CITY, Dec. 24, 2019 (RNS) — Under the dome of Rome’s St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis celebrated the Christmas vigil Mass on Tuesday (Dec. 24) byRead More
Pope Francis said the scene “is a genuine way of communicating the gospel..."
Pope Francis wants you to set up a Nativity scene to fight banal consumer Christmas
by: Claire Giangravé VATICAN CITY, Dec. 5, 2019 (RNS) — On Thursday (Dec. 5), the Vatican hosted a Christmas tree lighting ceremony ahead of the holidays, but it was theRead More
The use and possession of weapons should be made “immoral” under official Catholic teaching...
Pope says no more nukes —even possessing nuclear weapons is “immoral”
by: Emily Churchill ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, Nov. 26, 2019 (RNS) — Pope Francis’ view on nuclear weapons can be summed up in a few simple words. Just say no.Read More
Christians in the former state of Jammu and Kashmir in northern India have suffered increased persecution...
Christian persecution spikes in Hindu-nationalist India
by Diana Chandler INDIA, Nov. 22, 2019 (BP) — Regaining consciousness after attackers left him for dead in his house church in eastern India, pastor Basant Kumar Paul proclaimed heRead More
The pope urged the global community to eliminate the threat of nuclear weapons...
In Japan, Pope Francis condemns nuclear weapons as immoral
by: Claire Giangravé HIROSHIMA, Nov. 24, 2019 (RNS) — Speaking before survivors of the 1945 bombing of Hiroshima, Pope Francis called nuclear weapons and their possession “immoral” and suggested thatRead More