Nigeria's Defense Minister Says Muslims Plan to Wipe Out Christianity

Katsina State Stops Christian Religious Education by Obed Minchakpu ABUJA, Nigeria (Compass) -- Muslim leaders aim to eradicate Christianity in northern Nigeria, says Nigeria's Defense Minister, Lt. General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma. Danjuma told a gathering of the Northern (Nigeria) Christian Elders Forum (NOSCEF) on April 20 in Abuja, the federal capital, that Christians are now ... Read more

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14 Churches Slated for Demolition in Northern Nigeria

Fourteen Churches in Zamfara State, in Northern Nigeria are now facing demolition threat by the state government, which claims that there are too many Christian worship centers in the state. Zamfara state, which spearheaded the adoption of Islamic law in northern Nigeria contrary to the country's secular constitution, is predominantly Muslim, populated with less than a five percent Christian population.

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Persecuted Christians Of The year

Four Examples of Courage and Faith in 2001

There is no such thing as a "typical" persecuted Christian. Yet among the millions of persecuted believers worldwide, some qualities might be considered typical: courage, patience, persistence, and faithfulness. Below are the stories of four Christians currently under great pressure for their faith. They and their families have come to typify those very qualities. They would not claim to be "persecuted Christians of the year" or even desire it. They would only ask not to be forgotten.

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Mobile Clinic Planned for the Victims of the "Holocaust" in Southern Sudan

GARFIELD, NJ (ANS) -- The indiscriminate slaughter of more than two million people, mostly black Christians, but also Muslims and animists, in southern Sudan, has been brought about by the National Islamic Front (NIF) who long ago declared a jihad (holy war) on the south. Human rights observers say that NIF violates almost every provision of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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