- Jul 12, 2020
An Indian court sentenced former sacristan Johny Vattaparamban, 54, to life imprisonment for the 2018 murder of the rector of popular St. Thomas Shrine at Malayattoor, in southern Kerala state.
On Feb. 1, an 18-year-old seminarian was found murdered in Nigeria, the latest in a string of attacks against Christians in Nigeria, who have been targeted by terrorist groups like Boko Haram.
A bishop in Cameroon’s troubled South West Region has called on separatist fighters to stop targeting and harassing local clergy.
A Catholic priest who disappeared from his family home was found dead in a shallow grave in southeastern Kenya a week after he was reported missing.
A Polish-born priest was murdered in the Brazilian capital on Sep. 21, after he was attacked by robbers.
Bishop Charles Hammawa of Jalingo expressed shock at the killing of a priest who had been working for peace in eastern Nigeria.