Terrorism

A Salvadoran military commander is on trial in Spain for his involvement for the murder of the Salvadoran martyrs at the Jesuit-run Central American University over three decades ago.
People are concerned that Syria will be further undermined not only by terrorism, humanitarian stresses, and lack of freedom but by the coronavirus pandemic as well.
A student chats on his phone in his room at an engineering school in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, April 1, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Anne Mimault, Reuters)
Catholic clergy in Africa are concerned that there could be a rise in violence and insurgency during the pandemic, leading to more political and civil disruption.
Catholic News Service April 20, 2020
Until the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 1995 bombing was the deadliest terrorist attack in the history of the United States. It remains the deadliest incident of domestic terrorism in the country's history.
Life at a refugee camp in Kindjani, Niger, for Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram in 2016: A young girl drinks water delivered to the community by Catholic Relief Services. (CNS photo/Michael Stulman, CRS)
Shola Lawal January 21, 2020
The pastor’s murder is only the latest attacks in the West African nation. On Jan. 19, Boko Haram insurgents ambushed two separate Nigerian army patrols, killing 17, and slaughtered a bridal party on Dec. 27.
Analysts say Soleimani was a "much more powerful figure" than former al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden