Skip to comments.Islamic State Bombs Church Service in Congo
Posted on 01/17/2023 6:05:45 PM PST by marshmallow
Rome Newsroom, Jan 16, 2023 / 03:00 am (CNA). The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing at a Protestant church service on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
At least 10 people were killed and more than three dozen injured in the terrorist attack on a church in the eastern Congolese town of Kasindi on the border with Uganda on Jan. 15, according to The Associated Press.
Congolese government officials linked the attack to the Allied Democratic Forces, an armed group in eastern Congo that is an affiliate of the Islamic State.
“The attackers used an IED to carry out the attack and we suspect ADF is behind the attack,” Bilal Katamba, the spokesman for Uganda’s military operation, told AFP.
The Islamic State later claimed responsibility for the attack on its Telegram account.
The church bombing occurred just weeks before Pope Francis is set to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo at the end of this month.
The pope is scheduled to visit the Congolese capital of Kinshasa from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 where he will meet with victims of violence from the country’s eastern region.
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If browning of America and European countries are a good thing. Would the whiting of Congo be good too? It is not a very diverse country.
Which group represents the real “religion of peace”?
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