Tag: Burkina Faso

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.”

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.