14 murdered at a church service Burkina Faso

““Among the martyrs, some are very young: 10, 12, and 14.

“Hundreds of Christians have been forced to flee the affected regions, to run away,” leaving their homes for safer regions in the center or south, he said. “They have lost everything.

“Pray that they would remain firm in their faith and that they would not give in to the temptation to retaliation,” he said, “because that’s part of [the terrorists’] strategy: to divide people with violence.”

“The terrorist activity threatens to make conditions in an already poor and fragile country even worse. Already, 2,000 schools have been forced to close in the north, and as the government funds further military efforts, federal resources are diverted away from education.”

How has this not got more coverage in our national news? We must stand together against the attacking, persecution and murder of Christians and other faiths.


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