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Church of Nigeria and the killing fields

The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, like many denominations in the northern states, is facing persecution.

The Revd Hassan John, Archdeacon of Jos, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

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Hassan John | photo: themediaproject.org (Jonney Taylor)

The radical Islamic terrorist group, Jama’atu Ahlis-Sunna Lidda’Awati Wal-Jihad (People Committed to the Prophet’s Teachings for Propagation and Jihad), has focused its attacks on Christians and their churches, businesses or communities since 2010, making Nigeria the 14th most dangerous country for Christians in the world.