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BREAKING NEWS – Jihadist Attack Two Christian Towns in Niger

The international pontifical charity ACN has received news of a jihadist attack on Fantio and Dolbel, two towns in the Tillabéri region, in southwestern Niger. The charity has learned that survivors of the attack fled to the Dori region of Burkina Faso.  The victims are made up of a group of women with small children […]

Burkina Faso: Caught Between Terrorism and COVID-19

“The faithful are fleeing the terrorism, which they are powerless to resist, but they are holding on to their faith.” The situation in the Sahel region is worrying. In the interview below Maria Lozano of the international Catholic pastoral pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need, speaks with Bishop Laurent B. Dabire, bishop of […]

COVID-19: A danger of renewed anti-Christian riots

Niger – Coronavirus pandemic Is there a danger of renewed anti-Christian riots, as happened after the “Charlie-Hebdo” incident? By Maria Lozano, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada Published to the web May 8, 2020 Covid-19 has become a global phenomenon. However, while the fight against it is continuing in the hospitals and […]

Night of Witnesses – The testimony of Mother Mary Catherine KINGBO of Niger

Night of Witnesses – Paris, France The testimony of Mother Mary Catherine of Niger It is early January 2015. There is a media flurry of the Mohammed cartoons in the satirical French Paris based magazine Charlie Hebdo, and tension is mounting in Niger. On January 16 and 17, incensed crowds of Muslim demonstrators begin attacking […]

ACN News : Niger “The Christians must die, according to the disciples of Boko Haram”

© Aid to the Church in Need Niger “The Christians must die, according to the disciples of Boko Haram”  By Dennis Peters / Maria Lozano, ACN International Adapted by Amanda Bridget Griffin, ACN Canada The islamist terror group Boko Haram wants to massacre all the Christians in Níger. So writes a missionary Sister in a […]

Nigeria – There is no peace for Nigeria

Reinhard Backes, ACN International Adapted by Robert Lalonde, ACN Canada There is no peace for Nigeria. While in the north of the country the conflict with the Islamic terror group Boko Haram is worsening, the people in the south are increasingly the victims of environmental pollution and social injustice, the ignorance of their rulers, economic […]