Islamic Radical Ideology Sweeps Across Burkina Faso, Targeting Christians
The entire Christian population of a town in Burkina Faso was forced to flee following two attacks by radicals as the shadow of Islamism creeps across the Western African nation.
Nineteen people were killed in Arbinda and 10 more in the adjacent town of Namentenga on Sunday, June 19th, leaving Christians without their homes and the necessity of coming to grips with an increasing frequency of targeted attacks in recent months.
"This is the biggest shock of our lives as Christians. Never in our wildest imagination did we think this would happen and that today we would be left at the mercy of other believers in safer areas," Pastor Daniel Sawadogo told Open Doors USA....