Christian men attend mosques on Fridays, so as not to arouse suspicion. Bibles are kept hidden. There are no public meetings, let alone a church. Catholic churches and cemeteries have been destroyed. The last nuns in the smashed capital, Mogadishu, were chased out in 2007. The year before, an elderly nun working in a hospital there was murdered. The only Christian believers left are local Somalis.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Somalia: Hunting Christians
Well, the fact that the headline begins with "Somalia" tells you a lot already. What never ceases to amaze me is that while we are bullied by the Statists in this country to be more "accepting" and "diverse," and to not offend anyone - even if they are Muslim extremists bent on killing you and everything you believe in - in Muslim countries, all non-Muslims are considered "targets."
This piece from the Economist highlights what is happening to Christians in Somalia, and it ain't pretty: