The west African nation has a history of religious tolerance, but there has been a spate of anti-Christian attacks this year.
Keith Wheeler has been travelling around the world with his cross for over thirty years as a pilgrim of peace with a message of reconciliation and love.
“The attack on Christians has been immense. Pray for their safety in this chaotic situation” - Chaldean Archbishop Bashar M. Warda told the UK-based Release International.
Gunmen kill four Sisters and twelve people working in care home run by the Missionaries of Charity in Yemen. Concern for missing Indian Salesian priest.
Islamist militants attack four churches and a monastery in Iraq's second city as violence forces 500,000 to leave region.