Christian Killed after Open-Air Event in Uganda

Assistant pastor also wounded in Islamic extremist attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Uganda died on July 10 from head injuries sustained in an attack by Muslim extremists the previous week, sources said. Robert Bwenje had accompanied Assistant Pastor Ambrose Mugisha of Elim Pentecostal Church in Nyamiringa village, Kapeke Sub-County, Kiboga District, to an open-air debate about Christianity and Islam […]

Kidnapped Catholic Priest Slain in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Another priest in the same state was killed last month.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The body of one of two Catholic priests kidnapped on Friday (July 15) in Kaduna state, Nigeria, was recovered Tuesday morning (July 19), sources said. The Rev. John Mark Cheitnum was director of communications of the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan. Kidnapped at gunpoint from the parish rectory of Christ the […]

Pastor’s Sons, Christian Teacher Killed in Northeast Nigeria

Church leader’s kidnapped 13-year-old daughter is recovered.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Gunmen in northeast Nigeria shot a pastor and killed his sons in one attack and killed a Christian engineering instructor in another this month, sources said. Near Mubi town in Islamic terrorist-plagued Adamawa state, assailants shot the Rev. Daniel Umaru on July 5, leaving him for dead after killing his […]

Christian Convert from Islam Killed in Eastern Uganda

Evangelist slain for leading Muslims to Christ, witnesses say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Three men reviling a convert to Christianity for leading Muslims to Christ in eastern Uganda killed him on Sunday (July 3), a witness said. Simolya Latifu of Molu village, Kasasira Sub-County, Kibuku District was slain with a sword at about 7:15 p.m. at a swamp near Molu, the witness said. […]

Attack on Church in Southwest Nigeria Remains a Mystery

Perpetrators, number of slain still unclear.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Nearly a month after an attack on a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria, the number killed and the identity of the assailants remain unclear, though the church held a funeral service for “over 40” victims. The June 5 bomb and gun attack at the end of Mass at St. Francis […]

Muslim Father Kills Daughter on Day She Converts

Woman dies after being stabbed in the eyes.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A woman in central Uganda who accepted Christ at a church service on May 29 was killed later that day when her father stabbed her in the eyes for leaving Islam, sources said. After having several dreams about Christ, 28-year-old Hawa Amoti of Nansana, Wakiso District visited a Christian neighbor […]

Terrorists Gun Down, Bomb Worshippers in Southwest Nigeria

Catholic church service in Ondo state attacked.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists launched a gun and bomb attack at the end of a Catholic Mass in southwest Nigeria on Sunday (June 5), killing an estimated 70 worshippers, sources said. The terrorists attacked the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo state, at about 9 a.m., church leaders and residents told […]

Youth Pastor Killed in Muslim Extremist Attack on Church

Two injured in assault following burial.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A youth pastor in Uganda died on May 26 from an axe blow to the head sustained during an Islamic extremist attack on a church on May 20, sources said. Emmanuel Mugabi sustained deep cuts on his leg and head and lost consciousness in the attack, said Bishop Sserugga John […]

Clergyman Kidnapped, Christians Killed in Northern Nigeria

Eight slain in Bauchi state.

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Abductions of Christian church leaders continued in northern Nigeria with the kidnapping of two Roman Catholic priests last week and two other clergymen earlier this month in Katsina state, sources said. The kidnapping early on Wednesday (May 25) of priests Stephen Ojapah and Oliver Okpara, along with two parishioners from […]

Muslim Villagers Destroy Church Building and Pastor’s House

Islamic leader and wife accept Christ after miraculous healing.

NAIROBI (Morning Star News) – Muslims furious that an Islamic leader and his wife put their faith in Christ destroyed a pastor’s house and church building in eastern Uganda on May 6, sources said. After Sheikh Musyoya Anasi and his wife accepted Christ the morning of May 6, that same afternoon Muslims wielding machetes and clubs […]