Posts Tagged ‘Islamist militants’

Fate of kidnapped Salesian priest in Yemen still unknown

Friday, April 1st, 2016

The fate of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Salesian priest kidnapped in Yemen, remains unknown even after media reports suggested that Islamist militants crucified the priest on Good Friday. “I have no confirmation that anything happened Good Friday,” Bishop Paul Hinder, head of the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia, told the Catholic News Service. The bishop Read more

Muslim patrols guard Christian churches in Kenya

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Following July 1 attacks on churches in the town of Garissa — close to the Kenyan-Somali border — local Muslim leaders have decided to provide their own protection to the churches of their Christian neighbours. Last Sunday, July 8, local Muslim youths and their leaders patrolled with the police during church services, and no attacks Read more