The mass murder of praying congregants in a Nigerian church was horrific enough. But even worse was the daft conclusion of Irish President Michael Higgins that it was another grim consequence of climate change.
Douglas BurtonJune 15, 2022
On Easter weekend Christians the world over prayed; some went to church. In Nigeria’s Plateau State, a Fulani pastor was martyred.
Bitrus Adamu IzhiMay 19, 2022
Human rights advocates, when looking at Nigeria’s north and central regions, fear an accelerating disintegration of Nigeria’s society and institutions. We all should be concerned that, if current trends are not arrested, Nigeria may implode, with global economic ramifications. A new wave of Nigerian displacement and emigration would rival those associated with Libya, Syria, and Iraq.
Eric PattersonJuly 14, 2021
One important theme of the pontificate of Pope Francis has been a message of hope to Christians in the Middle East and Africa that they are not forgotten.
Gregory J. Mansour & Toufic BaakliniApril 2, 2021
Failure to recognize the religious dimensions in the present conflicts of Nigeria’s Middle Belt divorces us from the complex realities of concrete human life.
Paul MarshallNovember 23, 2020
It is important to view Nigeria’s Middle Belt conflict in the context of Islamic extremism across the Sahel.
Ashley YoungJuly 29, 2020
The violence against Nigerian Christians has recently entered a new, deadlier phase. Unless conditions on the ground change, Nigeria’s Middle Belt Christians face death or expulsion in many areas.
Eric PattersonApril 29, 2020
At this moment, another genocide against Christians is silently unfolding in Nigeria.
Lela GilbertApril 21, 2020
A wave of gruesome mass killings in North Central Nigeria on Sunday, March 10, has prompted more calls for a special envoy to Nigeria and reconsideration of the Trump administration’s policy to West Africa.
Douglas BurtonMarch 18, 2019