- May 17, 2021
The suspected Tunisian assailant in an Islamic extremist knife attack that killed three people in a French church had a photograph in one of his cellphones of the perpetrator of another attack that shocked France: The killing of a schoolteacher who was beheaded after he showed caricatures of the prophet of Islam to his class, anti-terror prosecutors said Friday.
Thousands of Muslims in Pakistan poured out of prayer services to join anti-France protests on Friday, as the French president’s vow to protect the right to caricature the Muhammad, the founder of Islam, continues to roil the Muslim world.
Hundreds of worshippers and many clergy were killed at churches, mosques, synagogues and temples.
A new report shows that an attack on a place of worship takes place nearly every other day in Northern Ireland.
The chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace offered condolences to the Catholic Church in Burkina Faso following a wave of attacks on churches there.
Four people were killed at a Catholic Church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, the latest in a series of attacks on Christians in the African country.
Authorities say gunmen have attacked a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing a priest and five worshippers.
A church-backed religious rights organization has warned of growing “anti-Christian hostility” in France, identifying a spate of assaults on churches and Christian monuments.