Tag: Burkina Faso

‘Christians are on the blacklist’ in Burkina Faso where jihadist factions are running amok

Originally published in Christian Today Burkina Faso could be on the way to becoming the next Nigeria — a battleground for competing jihadist groups cutting a swathe across Africa. So fears a partner of Release International, which supports persecuted Christians around the world, writes Andrew Boyd. Picture a jihad, and […]

14 worshippers massacred at Burkina Faso church service; Islamic persecution of Christians accelerating

By Deborah Bunting — Originally published in CBNNews.Com At least 10 gunmen stormed a Protestant church last Sunday in the West African nation of Burkina Faso, killing 14 people. The attack occurred during the church service when the worshippers were most vulnerable. Agence France-Presse quotes a source saying that approximately […]