Priest's throat slit in French church hostage-taking

Priest's throat slit in French church hostage-taking

Two assailants slit the throat of an 84-year-old priest at a church in northern France on Tuesday in a hostage-taking drama that has shocked the country.

Egypt Coptic priest shot dead in IS-claimed Sinai attack

Egypt Coptic priest shot dead in IS-claimed Sinai attack

An Egyptian Coptic priest was shot dead Thursday in the Sinai Peninsula where authorities are battling a jihadist insurgency, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Indian priest kidnapped in deadly Yemen attack

Indian priest kidnapped in deadly Yemen attack

Gunmen who killed at least 15 people in an old people's home in Yemen last week also kidnapped an Indian priest, as Pope Francis condemned the attack and the "indifference" of the world's reaction to it.