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Burkina Faso church appeals for protection against terror attacks

Burkina Faso church appeals for protection against terror attacks

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

A bishop leader in Burkina Faso called on the world to stop the massacre of Christians by foreign-backed Islamist groups that are “better armed and equipped” than government forces.

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Four Catholics die in latest Burkina Faso church attack

Four Catholics die in latest Burkina Faso church attack

Suspected Muslim extremists attacked another Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing four people and raising the death toll among Christians to 20 in wave of violence in the West Africa nation.

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Two attacks in two days leave 10 Catholics dead in Burkina Faso

Two attacks in two days leave 10 Catholics dead in Burkina Faso

Catholic leaders in Burkina Faso appealed for unity and solidarity after two attacks on Catholics in two days left nine laypeople and a priest dead.

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Pope saddened by church attack in Burkina Faso, Vatican spokesman says

Pope saddened by church attack in Burkina Faso, Vatican spokesman says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis expressed his closeness to and prayers for the victims of a shooting at a Catholic Church in Burkina Faso, which claimed the lives of six people.

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