Muslim militants surrounded a Christian church in the Central African Republic, seizing the pastor and stabbing him to death.
Muslim militants surrounded a Christian church in the Central African Republic, seizing the pastor and stabbing him to death. They then burnt the church down. Pastor Jean-Paul Sankagui of the Eglise Du Christ Nen Centra Afrique was attacked and stabbed to death by members of the Muslim rebel militia in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.
An eyewitness reported that Sankagui had urged those present at the church to flee and escape the coming violence. Pastor Sankagui was then attacked and stabbed to death. His church was set on fire and destroyed. Two other churches in the area were also set on fire and a local school was destroyed. At least 3 people were killed and 26 injured in the violence.
“And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or if one member is honoured, all the members rejoice with it. Now you are the body of Christ and members individually.” 1 Corinthians 12:26-27
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