Giving hope to persecuted Christians since 1995
Select Page

Somali militants destroy Roman Catholic Church

ICC Note

Yesterday, we posted news the demolishing of a church by Islamic extremists in the city of Kismayo , Somalia . In indicating the reason for their actions, an official of the extremist group said that: “We are Muslims and we have to know that our religion prohibited Christian holy sites built for spreading Christianity in the Muslim territory”

09/30/2008 Somalia (APA) – Reports from the Somali key port town of Kismayu , 500 kilometers south of Mogadishu , say Islamists controlling the town on Tuesday destroyed a Roman Catholic Church there.

Sheik Abubakar Al-Seylici, chairman of Islamist administration in the town told in a press conference earlier on Tuesday that his Islamic rule has come to decision to destroy the church and build a mosque instead.

“We are Muslims and we have to know that our religion prohibited Christian holy sites built for spreading Christianity in the Muslim territory” the sheik insisted during his press conference.

[Go to the Full Story]