Muslim Extremists Attack Pastor, Son in Uganda

Church building demolished.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists on March 15 seriously injured a pastor and his 14-year-old son as they were preparing for an all-night prayer vigil at their church site in eastern Uganda, sources said. Pastor John Balidawa, 35, and his son were hospitalized after a mob of Muslim extremists attacked them after 8 […]

Pastor Attacked after Invitation to Christian-Muslim Debate

Mosque leaders in Uganda invited church leaders to participate.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A pastor invited to participate in a religion debate by mosque leaders in Uganda was attacked after his arguments ostensibly led to 37 Muslims accepting Christ, sources said. Muslims who apparently converted to Christianity were among those who assaulted Pastor Arthur Asadi Babi, 42, on Feb. 10, he said. He […]

Police Rescue 40 Christian Children in Kidnapping Scam

Muslim posing as head of Christian organization arrested.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Police in Uganda have arrested two people in connection with the kidnapping of 40 Christian children lured by a Muslim posing as the leader of a Christian charity offering free education, sources said. In Arua, in northwest Uganda’s West Nile Sub-Region, initial investigations alleged that 27-year-old Siraji Sabiri, a Muslim, […]

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 12 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

Authorities ignored warnings about influx of cattlemen.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After authorities in Nigeria ignored warnings that thousands of cattlemen were arriving in Benue state, suspected herdsmen on Saturday (Jan. 28) attacked two villages there and killed 12 Christians, sources said. The assailants attacked Ichembe and Mbaigbe villages in Kwande County and wounded dozens of others, besides destroying houses, crops […]

Pastor Slain in NE Nigeria, Two Christians Killed in Delta

Islamic terrorism continues to push south.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A church pastor in northeast Nigeria was slain on Thursday (Jan. 26), and anti-Christian violence continued to grow in the southern part of the country with the killing of two Christians in Delta state, sources said. In northeast Nigeria, Pastor Jerry Hinjari of Christ Nation International was abducted from his […]

Terrorists Kill, Kidnap Christians in Northern and Southern Nigeria 

Church members terrorized in Kaduna and Enugu states. 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Five Christians were killed on Jan. 17 in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state, while a church leader in the southeastern state of Enugu said Christians there were “under siege.” In southern Kaduna state’s Zonkwa town, Zangon Kataf County, terrorists attacked at about 8 p.m. on Jan. 17, said local council official […]

Five Christians Killed in NE Nigeria, 12 in Middle Belt

Six members of family slain in one attack.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen killed five Christians early Sunday morning (Jan. 22) in northeast Nigeria, following the slaughter of 12 Christians on Friday (Jan. 20) in the country’s Middle Belt, sources said. In Bauchi state’s Tafawa Balewa County, area residents said herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian community of Gambar Sabon Layi, […]

Blast at Baptism Service in DR Congo Kills 14 Christians

Islamic State affiliate suspected in bombing of church.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim militants were suspected in the bombing of a Protestant church baptism service in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that killed at least 14 worshippers on Jan. 15, officials said. While DRC officials said at least 14 died and 63 were wounded in the blast in Kasindi, in the eastern […]

Pastor Shot, Christian Worshippers Kidnapped in Northwest Nigeria 

Nigeria moves up to No. 6 among countries with the worst persecution.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists attacked a church service in northwestern Nigeria on Sunday (Jan. 15), shot and wounded the pastor and kidnapped 25 congregation members, sources said. The assailants stormed into the morning worship service of New Life for All Church in Katsina state’s Dantsauri village, Gidan Haruna District, Kankara County, said Gambo […]

Catholic Priest Burned to Death in Niger State, Nigeria 

Assistant priest shot, hospitalized.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Roman Catholic priest in northwest Nigeria was burned to death before dawn today when assailants set his parish living quarters ablaze and wounded an assistant priest, sources said. Police said the assailants tried to enter the home of the Rev. Fr. Isaac Achi, on the premises of the St. […]