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Islamic State
May 19, 2021
A scene of destruction in Butembo-Beni diocese on 24 March 2021, following an attack by suspected ADF/NALU forces. Photo courtesy of Aid to the Church in Need   Islamic insurgents in the Democratic Republic of Congo are engaged in “relentless” violence. A bishop from a hard-hit diocese in the country has given a leading Catholic
December 04, 2020
“We are on top of the situation,” regional military commander Lt. Gen. Corleto Vinluan Jr. said in a statement.
October 20, 2020
At the memorial service of a Fr. Jacques Hamel, the priest murdered by IS supporters in 2016, bishops offer their prayers for Samuel Paty
December 19, 2019
The Great Al-Tahira Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Bakhdida remains charred black inside, five years after the Islamic State plundered and set it aflame; however, in 2020 the Syriac Catholic cathedral will be restored as Iraq’s largest Christian community fights to rebuild and regain what was lost. “It is a very significant church because it was
February 28, 2018
The Islamists do not separate the religious from the secular
September 18, 2017
He was kidnapped four months ago by militants allied to ISIS
August 28, 2017
'One cannot help but worry, above all for the senseless hatred that it is.'
August 25, 2017
ISIS is not a means to an end. It is a group of sadists who have fallen to Original Sin