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Christians Injured In India Church Attack

November 26, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

india1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in southern India were recovering from injuries after a church was attacked by dozens of Hindu fighters, church members said Wednesday, November 26. Some 25 Hindu fighters broke into the Calvary Apostolic Church congregation in the town of Bangarapet in Karnataka during a church service Sunday, November 23, according to witnesses.

Detained Iranian Christians Denied Access To Lawyer

November 24, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

christiansIranTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Three leaders of Iran's largest evangelical house church movement faced an appeal hearing against their long prison terms, but they were denied access to their lawyer ahead of the trial, supporters said.

BREAKING NEWS: Islamists Kill 28 Christians In Kenya

November 22, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

manykilledNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Somalia-based Islamist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility Saturday, November 22, for killing 28 Christians traveling on a bus in northeast Kenya. The bus carrying 60 passengers was on its way to Nairobi, the capital, when it was ambushed in Mandera County early Saturday, according to militants and witnesses.

NEWS WATCH: UN Says 1,000 Die In Ukraine Since Ceasefire;US Concerned

November 21, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

donetskimageKIEV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden has arrived in Ukraine, where he was to announce an increase in American nonlethal aid for the nation’s fight against pro-Russian separatists amid a rising death toll, though talks about more serious weapons were not excluded. His arrival came after the United Nations said nearly 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a ceasefire was agreed between the fighting parties in September.

Nepal Urged To Respect Christians Rights In New Constitution

November 20, 2014
By BosNewsLife Asia Service

newsofap.com4c73516f829cdkathmandu-nepalKATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- An advocacy group has urged Nepal's assembly meant to write a new constitution and serve as Parliament to guarantee religious freedom of Christians and other minorities, amid calls for a constitutional ban on all conversions to Christianity or other religions.

Vietnam ‘Government Assailants’ Attack Christian Center, Several Detained

November 18, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists say violence against a Christian center and the detention of several believers in southeast Vietnam is the latest in a series of attacks targeting devoted Christians and unregistered churches in the Communist-run nation

NEWS ALERT: Iran House Church Christian Released From Prison

November 17, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

christiansIranTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian involved in an underground house church in Iran has been granted "conditional release" from prison, but Iranian Christians remain concerned about a fellow believer serving a five-year-sentence, supporters told BosNewsLife Monday, November 17.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Christian Man Detained For Blasphemy (Update)

November 16, 2014
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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man has been detained in Pakistan's heartland Punjab province on allegations of blasphemy against Islam, shortly after a Christian couple was burned to death by a mob for allegedly insulting Muslims.

Canada Law Society Rejects Christian Graduates

November 14, 2014

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

UniversitySTREETSVILLE, CANADA (BosNewsLife)-- A Canada-based Christian rights group has urged Canadian believers to pray for religious freedom in their country after British Colombia Law Society refused to accredit graduates of a major Christian university. The Voice Of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC) said graduates of Trinity Western University (TWU) law school would "not longer be able to practise law" in Canada's western British Columbia province.

Britain’s Prince Charles Says Christianity “Under Threat ” At Report Launch

November 13, 2014

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

Prince-Charles-persecution2LONDON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Britain's Prince Charles says it is of an "indescribable tragedy" that "Christianity is now under such threat in the Middle East" and he urged Muslims and other religious leaders to respect other faiths.
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