Africa News

Egypt’s Coptic Christians choose new pope

Originally published in Cisna News Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox church chose a new pope, Tawadros II, in a sumptuous service on Sunday November 5 and Christians hope he will lead them through an Islamist-dominated landscape and protect what is the Middle East’s biggest Christian community, according to Reuters. Christians, who make […]

Blast in Kenya church kills pastor, wounds 11

Originally published in Christian Post A pastor was killed and 11 others were wounded in Garissa in eastern Kenya on Sunday after suspected Islamist extremists attacked a church during the worship service with a grenade or other explosive. The blast took place at the Utawala Interdenominational church in the Administrative […]

Sectarian clashes feared after suicide attack kills children, women in Nigerian church

Originally published in Christian Post At least 15 people, mostly children and women, were killed and about 150 others were injured after a suicide bomber disguising himself as a Christian attacked a large Catholic church in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna city during Sunday morning service, raising fears of renewed sectarian violence. […]