By Andrea Picciotti-Bayer

Kola Sulaimon
A religious sister prays the Rosary during a prayer and penance service for peace and security in Nigeria in Abuja on March 1, 2020. The Catholic Bishops of Nigeria organized the procession amid ongoing killings and kidnappings of Christians by Boko Haram and other Islamist groups.

For at least 100 years Christians in Nigeria have been persecuted and the West has not wanted to call it what it is: ‘violence by Islamist groups against Christians,’ says the Religious Freedom Institute’s Stephen Rasche.

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