Tag: Burkina Faso

Christian teacher and minister abducted and killed in Burkina Faso

The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need condemned the kidnapping and murder of a catechist in Burkina Faso

Terrorist attack on a church in Burkina Faso

During Sunday mass, a terrorist group attacked a church in Burkina Faso, killing 15 believers. 

Christians in Burkina Faso forced to flee after deadly terrorist attacks

According to the UNHCR, over two million people in the country have been displaced due to internal conflicts and violence.

More than 1,800 terrorist attacks occured in West Africa since January

Burkina Faso has suffered the most, with 2,725 deaths.

22 civilians slaughtered in Burkina Faso

Jihadist attackers set fire to homes, automobiles and the local market in Burkina Faso’s western region

Over 40 people were killed in a Jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

In 2021, Burkina Faso experienced a record year of conflict and replaced Mali as the epicenter of Sahel terrorism.

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.”