But will our Muslim allies answer his call?
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.
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.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) “When our men arrived, they released Muslims. We are holding others hostage,” Ali Mohamud Rage, an Al-Shabab spokesman, was quoted as saying.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) In 2014, Africans suffered dozens of deadly terror attacks by groups either allied with Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi or using similarly bloody tactics.
(RNS) At a news conference on Wednesday (Dec. 10), Christian leaders said Muslims must redouble efforts to preach religious tolerance and end youth radicalization.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) In the first such move in Kenya’s history, the government announced the closure of four mosques in the coastal city of Mombasa, which has been wracked by religious-based violence.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, was targeted Monday (Sept. 1) in an airstrike that hit a vehicle and compound in a militant stronghold south of the capital, Mogadishu.