Islamists Gun Down Six Christians at Midnight Mass Then Torch the Church

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    Posted by Jim Hoft
    December 25, 2012

    Christmas in Nigeria.
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    Boko Haram Islamists carried out a series of attacks on Christians this time last year. (BBC)

    Gunmen shot six Christians dead including the pastor at a Midnight Mass Christmas celebration this morning. They then torched the church.
    The AFP reported, via Religion of Peace:

    Gunmen attacked a church in northern Nigeria during a midnight mass on Christmas Eve, killing six people including the pastor, before setting the building ablaze, residents and police said Tuesday.

    Gunmen killed six people attending midnight mass at a church in northern Nigeria on Christmas Eve, police and residents confirmed on Tuesday.

    “A group of gunmen came into the village at midnight and went straight to the church… they opened fire on them, killing the pastor and five worshippers. They then set fire to the church,” said Usman Mansir, resident of Peri village, near Potiskum, the economic capital of Yobe state.

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    Spirituality is cool.

    Religion, not so much.
     
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    Can't say I'm either shocked or surprised.
     
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    Ironic how "enlightenment" leads to so much darkness.
     
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    Maybe we need on a waiting period before you can practice religion it might cut gown on the violence done in it's name.
     
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    Super ugly. Just what they need in Africa...more tribal violence under the guise of religion.
     
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    2,000 years isn't a long enough waiting period?
     
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    The Religion of Peace strikes again!
     
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    They are just following the koran - that is what they do.
     

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