Daily Archives: December 1, 2019

Gunmen Kill 14 in Burkina Faso Church

Unknown gunmen opened fire on a church in eastern Burkina Faso Sunday, killing at least 14 people.Officials say the attack took place in the town of Hantoukoura, near the border with Niger.Soldiers are hunting for the attackers who fled on motor scoote…

Joyous Congolese Dances, Songs Enliven St. Peter’s Basilica

VATICAN CITY – Congolese dancing and singing enlivened St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, as Pope Francis celebrated a special mass for Catholics from the violence-wracked African nation and denounced arms suppliers for helping to fuel the conflict.The wh…

Eggs, Protests, Apathy Greet Algeria’s Presidential Campaign

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s presidential campaign is in trouble. Candidates are struggling to fill rally venues, campaign managers have quit, voters have pelted campaign headquarters with tomatoes and eggs, and the country’s 9-month-old pro-democracy …