Robbers invade convent in Uganda, beat nuns while taking valuables, cash

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni instructed security officials to carry out a thorough investigation to track down robbers who attacked a convent 75 miles west of the capital.

Three convents in Congo attacked within two-week span

Three convents in Congo were attacked by armed men in the latest violence targeting the Catholic Church in the central Africa country. "The thugs attacked the nuns and threatened them with death, before taking away their money" and other goods intended for the sisters' work in the community, the justice and peace commission of the Kananga Archdiocese said in a statement.