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Europe Court Condemns Hungary’s Church Law Again

September 18, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

churchesnowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's embattled government is weighing its options after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld an April ruling in favour of evangelical and other denominations who were stripped of their church status under controversial legislation.

Pastors Killed In Central African Republic

September 17, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
Central African Republic violence
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- The United Nations has formally taken over peacekeeping operations in the Central African Republic (CAR) after renewed violence left scores dead, including two evangelical pastors.

Bhutan Pastors Sentenced To Prison For Receiving Funds

September 16, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

bhutanTHIMPHU, BHUTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Bhutan were in a state of shock Tuesday, September 16, after a court sentenced two pastors to long prison terms for receiving funds for their activities, though one church leader was "temporarily" freed, friends said.

NEWS ALERT: Fasting, Prayer For Iran Pastor Facing Execution

September 13, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife behnam-irani-238x238

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Friends of a detained Iranian pastor who faces the death penalty for "spreading corruption on earth" said Saturday, September 13, they would organize a day of "fasting and prayer" for him and other Iranian Christians.

NEWS ALERT: Third US Missionary Infected With Ebola Virus (Update)

September 12, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Serviceb

MONROVIA, LIBERIA (BosNewsLife)– An American Christian doctor in Liberia has become the third known Christian missionary to suffer of the potentially deadly Ebola virus, a mission group confirmed.

Saudi Arabia Detains 30 Christians For Worship At House Church

September 11, 2014
Saudi security forces have ransacked an apartment of a Pentecostal house church.

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by Joseph DeCaro

KHAFJI, SAUDI ARABIA (BosNewsLife)– Concerns remained Thursday, September 11, over the whereabouts of dozens of Christians detained in Saudi Arabia for worshiping in an underground house church, Christians said.

Nepal Frees Pastor After Two Years Jail For Eating Beef

September 10, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

newsofap.com4c73516f829cdkathmandu-nepalKATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian pastor was free Wednesday, September 10, after spending nearly two years behind bars in Nepal "for eating beef" amid growing pressure on Christians in the predominantly Hindu nation, rights activists confirmed.

Sri Lanka Deporting Pakistani Christians Despite Possible Death Sentence

September 9, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Asia Bibi faces death sentence on blasphemy charges.ISLAMABAD/COLOMBO (BosNewsLife)-- Sri Lanka has begun sending Pakistani asylum seekers, including Christians, back to their home country where they may face the death penalty for blasphemy against Islam, rights investigators and United Nations officials say.

MISSION WATCH: Italian Nuns Murdered In Burundi

September 8, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

sistersvatiBUJUMBURA, BURUNDI (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis on Monday, September 8, expressed his condolences  for the violent deaths of three elderly Italian nuns in Burundi, underscoring the dangers of missionaries working in the region.

More Evangelicals Facing Death Penalty In Iran

September 6, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

iran & christiansTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two more evangelical Iranian Christians faced uncertainty Saturday, September 6, after they were charged with the potentially death-sentence carrying crime of "Mofsed-e-filarz" translated as "spreading corruption on earth", Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife.
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