December 8, 2015 admin

Father, by your Holy Spirit, send peace and tranquility to all the nations of the Earth


  • On December 5th, three suicide attacks hat an island on Lake Chad, killing at least 27 people. The blasts, on the island of Koulfoua on the Chadian side of the lake, struck a weekly market. At least 80 others were injured in the blasts. No group has taken credit for the bombs. All three of the suicide bombers were female.
  • On December 4th, at least 16 people were killed after a restaurant was firebombed in Cairo early in the morning.
  • On December 2nd, a mass shooting of 14 people occurred during a holiday party for the San Bernardino County health department, where the gun assailant worked. An additional 14 people were injured. Both assailants were husband and wife and had pledged allegiance to ISIS. To put this into perspective, this is the 355th mass shooting this year (338 days).
  • On December 3rd in Chennai India, the heaviest rainfall in over a century inundated the town. At least 280 people are believed to have died as a result of the floods.
  • On December 1st, five people were injured in a subway blast in Istanbul, Turkey. The blast was caused by a bomb and the explosion’s cause is unknown and still under investigation.
  • On November 27th, a shooting and five-hour standoff with police occurred at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A police officer and two civilians were killed; five police officers and four civilians were injured.
  • Update*- On December 7th, a senior leader of the al Qaeda-affiliated group Al-Shabaab in Somalia and the senior ISIS leader in Libya were each killed in recent U.S. military airstrikes.