iOS app Android app

Persecution of Christians

Is Tanzania Radical Islam's Next Target?

Joop Koopman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Joop Koopman

Bishop Bernadin Francis Mfumbusa heads the almost three-year-old Diocese of Kondou, in the heart of Tanzania, one of 34 dioceses that serve a Catholic population of some 9 million who represent 20 percent of the population.

They Looked Into the Face of Evil but Found the Courage of Their Faith

Joop Koopman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Joop Koopman

Last week, ACNUSA staff had the privilege of welcoming Anto Akkara, a veteran Catholic journalist from India, and a dear friend. Anto had come to the U.S. to tell the story of the martyrs of Kandhamal, a jungle region in the east of India where five years ago 100 Christians died for their faith.

Muslim Seminary Ends Talks With Vatican Over Pope's Comments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The most prestigious religious university in the Sunni Muslim world has suspended dialog...