The area has been under attack by Islamist extremists since 2017.
The eighty-four-year-old woman was murdered when terrorists attacked a Catholic mission.
The attack on the Chipene mission is part of a larger terrorist offensive.
In January alone, over 250 homes were set ablaze in across Mozambique.
African Christians are regularly targeted by violent groups such as Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen.
Last November, ISIS-linked militants beheaded over 50 people, including women and children.
In March of this year, Al-Shabab killed dozens in a coordinated attack on Cabo Delgado’s capital of Palma.
Islamic extremism remains a deadly plague for Christians around the world.