Tag: Priest

Pastor and Rabbi jointly release a book about Christians killed in Africa

After meeting the victims of persecution a Christian priest and a Rabbi wrote a book together about Christians killed in Africa.

Catholic priest kidnapped and tortured in China

A source from the diocese told Bitter Winter that his detention was due to his disobedience of the government.

Catholic priest was stabbed to death in Italy

The crime took place near the church of Saint Roch, where Fr. Malgesini was serving. An investigation is underway.

A Catholic priest has been beaten up during Mass in Berlin

The causes of this attack are being investigated by a special police surveillance unit.

Iraqi priest: pandemic is sinking the economy but helping the Islamic State

The weakening economy increases poverty which is working in favour of jihadist recruitment.

A priest was arrested for preventing an abortion in the U.S.

U.S. government impose severe penalties on those who physically block access to facilities that murder unborn children.

Germany: Nigerian priest forced to leave his parish because of death threats

The Vicar General of the diocese explained that "it would be irresponsible to expose Fr. Patrick Asomugha to further danger."

Priest kidnapped in Niger in 2018 seen in recent jihadist video

There are many jihadists groups working in Southern Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali

Priest attacked with machetes in the DRC

Guy-Robert Mandro, parish priest of Fataki was badly injured along his way to Kondoni by an armed militia.

Egyptian priest nearly murdered

Local news reports that a Coptic Priest in Alexandria was nearly murdered on 3 February.