Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Boko Haram threatens to eradicate Christianity in northern Nigeria

Catholic World News - March 08, 2012

A spokesman for the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram has said that the group “will launch a number of attacks, coordinated and part of the plan to eradicate Christians from certain parts of the country.”

“We will create so much effort to end the Christian presence in our push to have a proper Islamic state that the Christians won’t be able to stay,” the spokesman continued.

The threat from Boko Haram, which means “Western education is a sin,” comes two months after the group ordered Christians to leave northern Nigeria.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($15,718 to go):
$35,000.00 $19,281.73
45% 55%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Each of us is destined to marry Jesus Christ 6 hours ago
From simple husband to ascetical priest 11 hours ago
St. Augustine's warning to pastors 12 hours ago
Side effects of the Pill? Oh, don't worry. September 17
Scotland demonstrates the provisional nature of sovereignty September 17

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - 6 hours ago