Two priests were among at least 18 people killed in a dawn attack on a church in central Nigeria, police said Tuesday, in violence condemned by President Muhammadu Buhari as "satanic".
Indonesian police have shot a sword-wielding man who attacked church congregation during Sunday Mass, injuring four people including a priest.
Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding up to 56, officials said, in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State in the country.
Police on Wednesday officially identified the victims of the mass shooting at a rural Texas church, listing eight children among the dead.
France's prime minister said on Friday he would consider a temporary ban on foreign financing of mosques, urging a "new model" for relations with Islam after a spate of jihadist attacks.
President Francois Hollande displayed interfaith solidarity with France's religious leaders on Wednesday after two Islamist militants killed a Roman Catholic priest in a church.