As the standoff over a coup in Niger deepens, Catholic leaders in Africa are cautioning against a military intervention in the West African country.
An international Catholic pro-life organization is warning that the West’s fight against gender-based violence in Africa has a hidden agenda of promoting abortion.
Father Jacques Yaro Zerbo, 67, Malian-born Catholic priest, was laid to rest Jan. 5 at a Catholic cemetery in Tionkuy, 150 miles west of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.
Speaking to a country reeling from terrorism and internal displacement, Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, is calling for bringing down walls of hatred and building bridges of love.
Twenty-four people, including a church pastor, were killed during a Sunday service on Feb. 16 at a Protestant church in Burkina Faso, according to the regional governor.
Catholic leaders in Burkina Faso appealed for unity and solidarity after two attacks on Catholics in two days left nine laypeople and a priest dead.
The Tablet Staff After a peaceful Sunday morning church service in the remote town of Dablo, Burkina Faso, a group of 20 gunmen presumed to be jihadists surrounded the church, and shot and killed six worshippers, including a parish priest. According to an eyewitness account shared with Vatican News, the priest, Father Simeon Yamp, was […]