68 Christians Killed In Nigeria State

At least 68 Christians were killed and more kidnapped or displaced by Islamist fighters over the last two months in Central Nigeria’s Benue State, a Catholic charity confirmed Wednesday.

One Of Two Kidnapped Priests Found Dead

Catholic leaders say a Nigerian priest abducted last week was found murdered Tuesday while his colleague escaped from his kidnappers in Nigeria’s northern state of Kaduna.

Nigeria Leaders Pray After Kidnappings Priests

Christian leaders have appealed for prayers after two Catholic priests were kidnapped in northern Nigeria over the weekend amid ongoing abductions of Nigerian clergy by suspected Islamic fighters.

18 Priests Kidnapped, 3 Killed In Nigeria

At least 18 priests have been kidnapped, and several were killed in Nigeria this year, prompting church leaders to call for prayers, a Catholic charity said Tuesday.

Gunmen Kill 2nd Abducted Priest in Nigeria

A Catholic priest has been killed by kidnappers while on his way to Sunday Mass in Nigeria’s southern Edo State, hours after another priest was murdered, his church confirmed Sunday.

Nigeria Gunmen Kill Prominent Priest

Suspected Islamic gunmen have killed the chaplain of Africa’s largest technical school institute in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna State, church sources said Sunday.

Nigeria: Dozens of Christians murdered in one week of jihadist attacks

Jihadist terrorists in Nigeria murdered dozens of Christians during the week of 5-12 June, in unusually well-planned attacks on churches, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. Islamic jihadists have murdered more than 43,000 Christians in Nigeria since 2021, but the methods used in last week’s attacks appear to show a heightened level of sophistication and determination.

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