NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Bridging divisions between Muslims and Christians is not a luxury, the pope said, alluding perhaps to the conflict with al-Shabab militants who have inflicted multiple terrorist strikes on this mostly Christian nation.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Some returning recruits had quit al-Shabab on their own; others took advantage of an amnesty the government offered after the Garissa University massacre in April.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Kenya is still grappling with how to best counter increasingly emboldened Islamic al-Shabab militants in the wake of the attacks at Garissa University that left 148 dead in April.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) At least 95 public schools have been shut indefinitely as Christian teachers fear for their lives.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Shabab militants have targeted government offices, U.N. facilities, the airport, the president’s palace, hotels and restaurants in their bid to overthrow the government.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Although Muslim leaders say they, too, are victims of terror attacks, Christian leaders feel that Muslims have not been forthright in addressing terror challenges.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) This week, Kenya froze the accounts of 85 groups and individuals, including bus companies and Muslim rights organizations, allegedly linked to al-Shabab, following a massacre at a Kenyan university last week.
(RNS) I know how American Jews would be reacting if it had been Jewish students who were killed. We can only hope that Christian priests and pastors will do the same: Speak out about the lethal persecution of Christians.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) In the wake of the Garissa massacre, Christian and Muslim religious leaders urged unity while expressing anger over the government’s inability to stop the terror.