- Jun 18, 2021
Across Nigeria, Christians have been targeted for attacks by Muslim fundamentalists, usually either by Boko Haram or marauding Fulani herdsmen.
One of Nigeria’s most authoritative Catholic prelates has said the start of a new year ought to mark a turning point for the troubled nation, with the focus placed on ending ethnic, political, and religious divisions, and working toward what unifies and is beneficial for all.
The Catholic bishop of Gboko, Nigeria, and the Knights of Columbus added their voices to a Dec. 17 congressional hearing spotlighting sectarian violence in Nigeria in which thousands of Christians have been killed simply for their faith identity.
Nigeria’s designation as a “country of particular concern” for religious freedom by the U.S. State department is a “very good thing,” according to a leading human rights charity.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a global campaigner for religious freedom, has called for continued prayers for Nigeria after the release of four students and their teacher who were kidnapped in August.
Christianity won’t be driven from Nigeria by Boko Haram and Fulani militants, says one human rights advocate.
Nigeria is becoming the “biggest killing ground of Christians in the world” due to attacks by Boko Haram and Fulani militants, says a leading charity.
Nigerian bishops appealed to the government to stop the killings in southern Kaduna state.