- Jan 18, 2020
Three almost simultaneous explosions hit three churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing some 130 people and wounding many.
An Abu Sayyaf militant leader accused of plotting a recent suicide attack in a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines may be harboring a foreign would-be suicide bomber in his jungle base, a senior official said Thursday.
Pope Francis has prayed for peace in Colombia after the Bogota bombing at a police academy.
Pope Francis on Sunday denounced a new explosion of violence in Syria that has left an estimated 500 dead, 120 of them children.
Saint Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Cairo has been rebuilt by the Egyptian army corps of engineers after a terrorist attack last month left 27 dead. The restoration was by direct order of President Abdel Fattah Sisi so that Coptic Christians could celebrate the feast of Christmas there.
Masses and other liturgical celebrations may be suspended in the capital city of Manila, Philippines, due to terrorist threats, the country’s bishop’s conference has announced. On the first Sunday of Advent a bomb detonated at the gate of a Catholic church in the country, injuring two churchgoers.