VATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife
)-- Dozens of Catholic missionaries and pastoral workers have been killed worldwide in 2018, most of them in Africa, according to the Vatican's news agen
By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by Robin Gomes of Vatican News and Stefan J. Bos in Budapest
in Nigeria and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife
)-- The chief of an umbrella group representing many of Nigeria's numerous denominations has urged the government to stop an alleged Islamists plan to "wipe out Christians" in the African nation,
where a church was attacked by angry Muslims just days after a Christian preacher was hacked to death.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Paul Jongas
KINSHASA, DRC (BosNewsLife
)-- The United Nations peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is reportedly investigating the death of nine Christians who were hacked to death by suspected Islamic rebels in the DRC's volatile east.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service