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NEWS ALERT: Town In Shock As Nigeria Army Kills Six Christians

March 11, 2015

By Stefan J. Bos, BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

NIGERIANTROOPSONPATROLABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned Wednesday, March 11, to the streets of Nigeria's troubled town of Gidan-Waya in Kaduna State after at least six Christians were killed here by Nigerian soldiers, officials and residents said. The shooting during Mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church underscored the tense relationship between local Christians and government forces.

21 Egypt Christians Praised Christ Before Beheadings

February 17, 2015

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

imagesNOWTRIPOLI/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- All 21 Egyptian Christians beheaded by Islamic State militants in Libya were killed after they refused to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, BosNewsLife established Tuesday, February 17. Some were making their last prayers.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Bombs Islamic State Targets After Beheading Of Christians

February 16, 2015

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's military said Monday, February 16, it bombed Islamic State targets after the militant group published a video showing the beheading of several Egyptian Coptic Christians it had held hostage for six weeks.

NEWS ALERT: Islamic State Publishes Execution Photos Of 21 Christians

February 15, 2015

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

imagesNOWCAIRO/DAMASCUS (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamic State group has published a report with photos suggesting the possible execution of 21 Coptic Christian construction workers from Egypt who were kidnapped while working in Sirte, Libya, BosNewsLife established Sunday, February 15.

NEWS WATCH: Ethiopia Frees Ex-Muslim Jailed For Faith in Christ

February 14, 2015

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

GodlovesworldADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An ex-Muslim who was detained in Ethiopia after refusing to abandon his faith in Jesus Christ and return to Islam was expected to be released Saturday, January 14, following six months behind bars, rights activists involved in the told BosNewsLife.

Hungary Concerned About Lebanon Christians

February 9, 2015

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

szijjarto-peter-121109BEIRUT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's foreign minister has urged the international community to support Lebanon's stability and protect Christians in the region amid concerns about rising sectarian tensions.

Nigeria Christians Fear More Violence After Election Postponement

February 8, 2015

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeria_christians11ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria fear more deadly violence after the president postponed elections over security concerns as the government tries to regain territories currently held by Islamic militants.

Egypt’s Coptic Church – Inspiration for West (Column)

February 7, 2015
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By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife Columns)-- The exciting but controversial discovery of what could be the oldest known fragment of a Christian gospel – scraps of recycled papyrus used to make an Egyptian mummy’s mask – puts the spotlight on Egypt’s Coptic Christians.

BREAKING NEWS: 100 Killed, Churches Torched In Cameroon

February 5, 2015

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

565-Boko-Haram-insurgents (1)ABUJA/YAOUNDE (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants fleeing a three-nation offensive took revenge Thursday, February 5, by shooting and burning to death as many as 100 people while attacking churches and other sites in northern Cameroon, officials said.

Teachers Strike Amid Attacks Against Christians

February 3, 2015

BosNewsLife Africa Service

kenyaNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of teachers in northern Kenya bordering Somalia refused to return to work Tuesday, February 3, fearing attacks by Islamic militants who have killed dozens of non-Muslims, many of them Christians.
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