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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 12:21 p.m. PST

… Killing The Priest And 5 Worshippers.

"This time, terrorists interrupted a Catholic Mass in Dablo, separated men from women and children, and murdered the priest and five worshipers.

For the second time since Easter, a church in Burkina Faso has suffered a terrorism attack during Sunday services…."


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goragrad15 May 2019 10:51 a.m. PST

Not exactly the 'anti-state' and 'ethnic' unrest that aljazeera describes. They did note that in March the UN had 150 aid workers vs the 16,000 including peacekeepers in neighboring Mali. And 3,000 of the peacekeepers are from Burkhina Faso…

As an aside, incidents like this are the reason I cautioned a female fellow parishioner about going to Ghana along with her younger teenage daughter to do volunteer work.

I haven't heard that this is happening there and it might well be quite safe, but the potential for spillover is still there.

On the other hand, when she did get a new job it was in Florida just before Irma hit…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2019 12:00 p.m. PST

Good advice to her my friend….


Lost Wolf16 May 2019 2:37 p.m. PST

The church I attend sponsors Christian missionaries there.

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