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Kresta in the Afternoon – August 3, 2021 – Hour 2

Edward Clancy has details on Christian persecution in Nigeria and Steve Ray invites you to pilgrimage in St Augustine.

More than 3400 Christians have been killed in Nigeria this year – does anyone care?

A study by the Nigerian-based International Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law has released a report that finds more than 3400 Christians have been killed this year alone in that country. In addition to that, 3000 Christians have been abducted and 300 churches have been attacked. Ed Clancy fills us in.

Edward Clancy is Director of Outreach for Aid to the Church in Need. Visit and follow them on Twitter @churchinneed.

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28 Abducted Baptist School Students Freed in Nigeria

17 Nigerian Christians killed per day in first half of 2021

3,462 Christians Killed in Nigeria in 200 days, 3000 Abducted, 300 Churches Attacked

Catholic Priest in Nigeria Who Escaped Nine-Day Captivity ‘Responding Well to Medication’

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Why Go on Pilgrimage?

After a year of hiatus, Steve Ray has finally returned to the pilgrimage circuit. He and Al invite you to join them this November to St Augustine, Florida, where the Catholic Church in America was born. Steve joins us with the story and we discuss the spirituality of pilgrimages.  

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Footprints of God Pilgrimages

Steve Ray leads pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Rome and other sites. He converted to Catholicism in 1994 and is the author of “Crossing the Tiber,” “Upon this Rock” and other books. He’s the host and producer of the Footprints of God DVD series and has been to the Holy Land more than 180 times. He also writes bible studies for Catholic Scripture Study International Visit and

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