International Institute for Religious Freedom

Bonn – Cape Town – Colombo



Africa: French priest’s murder ‘horrifies’, but in Africa alone, many church attacks and leaders killed

The 26 July killing of a Catholic priest in his church in St. Etienne du Rouvray, France, once again has pushed jihadist violence into the headlines. The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility...

The Lord's Resistance Army Terrorises

In 1986 a Catholic self-proclaimed 'prophetess' named Alice Lakwena founded an ethnic Acholi militia in northern Uganda in response to what she believed was the voice of the Holy Spirit ordering her t...