Thursday, February 25, 2016

Nigerian Churches Unite, Launch Plan Against World's Deadliest Terrorists

For the first time, Anglicans, Catholics, and Pentecostals have a strategy to defend and restore Christians decimated by Boko Haram.

The world’s deadliest terrorist group is not in the Middle East. It’s in Nigeria, where the Islamist insurgency of Boko Haram and other forces killed more than 4,000 Christians in 2015.

That death toll was a 62-percent increase from 2014, according to a new report.

In response, Nigeria's largest confederation of Christian churches is, for the first time, jointly endorsing a commitment to revive churches in the West African nation’s north, before they collapse from a decade of violence that has killed thousands of Christians and driven away more than 1 million. Read More

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