Tag: Burkina Faso

Pope prays for an end to violence in the Holy Land and Burkina Faso

The Holy Father then renewed his appeal that "dialogue may reign over hatred and revenge".

The number of the latest jihadist attacks worsens

At least 70 soldiers have been killed in four days in two different clashes with jihadist groups in northern Burkina Faso.

A Catholic priest was murdered in Burkina Faso

According to a report by ACI Africa, the shooters proceeded to take the priest’s vehicle after they had killed him.

A street named after Benedict XVI. in Burkina Faso

“Let us make this street a place where peace awakens faith.”

Jihadism continues to spread in Burkina Faso

Militants linked to al-Qaeda and ISIS began initiating violent attacks in Burkina Faso, starting in 2015.

Jihadism is on the rise across Burkina Faso

Al-Qaeda affiliates killed over 135 civilians over the course of two nights in June 2021.

Christian Cardinal: “Our response to the Kalashnikov is prayer”

We must intensify our prayer in this month of October for peace, in our country and throughout the world.

A jihadist bomb attack killed at least 35 people in Burkina Faso

Although no group claimed responsibility for the attack, local radical Islamic groups are suspected of being responsible for it.

Kidnapped Christian nun released in Burkina Faso

She was released after five months in captivity.

American nun rescued by US forces after being held hostage for 5 months

A rescue mission to recover a U.S. citizen held captive in West Africa was carried out the same day.