Rebels Kill Central African Republic Pastor and Son
By BosNewsLife Africa Service BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Central African Republic feared more violence Thursday, January 30, following the reported killing of a prominent Baptist church official and his son by Muslim rebels. Pastor Kongbo, treasurer of the Union des Eglises Baptistes (UEB), was killed Tuesday, January 28, along with his son at their home by the rebels, known as Seleka.
BREAKING NEWS: Muslim Gunmen Blamed For Church Massacre In CAR
By BosNewsLife Africa Service BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in civil-war ravaged Central African Republic plunged into grief on Thursday, May 29, after as many as 30 people were feared dead in an attack on a Catholic church in Bangui, the capital. Muslim gunmen sprayed bullets and hurled grenades at Bangui's 'Our Lady of Fatima' church, home to some 5,000 Christians displaced by violence, church officials and witnesses said.
Concerns Over Kidnapped Polish Priest In Central African Republic
By BosNewsLife Africa Service BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have expressed concern over the ongoing kidnappings of clergy in Central African Republic (CAR) after a Polish Catholic missionary was abducted in Baboua, some 550 kilometers (342 miles) north-west of the capital Bangui.
Central African Republic Christians Trapped In Deadly Clashes, Looting
By BosNewsLife Africa Service BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Christians feared more violence Thursday, March 28, as army chiefs pledged allegiance to the Central African Republic's self-proclaimed president Michel Djotodia whose rebels seized the capital, triggering deadly violence, looting and attacks against churches.