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MISSION WATCH: Christian Doctor, Missionary Infected With Ebola (Breaking News)

July 30, 2014
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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
MONROVIA, LIBERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian physician and a missionary remained "in serious condition" Wednesday, July 30 after they were infected with the potentially deadly Ebola virus while caring for patients, a major Christian relief group said.

BREAKING NEWS: Italy Welcomes Sudan Christian Woman Freed From Death Row

July 24, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

yeahKHARTOUM/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese mother who was spared a death sentence for refusing to renounce Christianity has been flown to Italy, after more than a month in the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Italian officials confirmed Thursday, July 24.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Rebels Heard Shooting Down Malaysia Plane; 298 Killed’

July 18, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent
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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine has released what it says are intercepted phone calls in which pro-Russian separatists admit to shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, killing all 298 people on board. The Boeing 777 went down in eastern Ukraine while on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Most of the victims, 293 according to Dutch officials, came from the Netherlands.

Cuba Demolishing House Church Amid Wider Crackdown

July 7, 2014

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)- An evangelical pastor and his family were homeless Monday, July 7, after government forces destroyed their home in eastern Cuba which was used as a house church, Christians said.

Mexico Authorities Cut Water Supplies To Evangelicals

April 29, 2014

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

250px-Puebla_en_MexicoMEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Local authorities in southern Mexico have threatened to cut water supplies to additional evangelical Christian families because they refuse to actively participate in traditional religious Catholic ceremonies, investigators said Tuesday, April 29.

Mexico State Urged To Compensate Evangelical Christians For Suffering

March 10, 2014

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

evangelicals-300x203MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Christian activists on Monday, March 10, welcomed a report by the top human rights authority of Mexico's southwestern Oaxaca state which recommends to compensate evangelical Christians for "torture" and damage done to their forcibly closed church building. In a report, the Oaxaca State Ombudsman’s Office confirmed what it views as serious religious freedom violations in the municipality of San Juan Ozolotepec.

Cuba Detains Baptist Pastor Ahead Of Summit

January 27, 2014

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

Mario Felix Lleonart (1)HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A Baptist pastor remained under house arrest in central Cuba Monday, January 27, after he was reportedly detained by the Communist island's political police and state security forces as part of a larger crackdown on dissidents, ahead of a regional summit. The troubles began Sunday, January 25, after police surrounded the home of Mario Felix Lleonart Barroso, who is pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Taguayabon, Christian rights investigators said.

Brazil Evangelicals Mourn Murdered Pastor

January 12, 2014

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by Vatican Radio's James Blears
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BRASILIA, BRAZIL (BosNewsLife)-- Local authorities in Brazil continued investigating Sunday,  January 12, the murder of an evangelical pastor at his church in the city of Belo Horizonte.

Colombia FARC Rebels Close Churches, Kill Pastors

December 19, 2013

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

colombia_farc-rebels-march-in-la-macarenapreview1BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in south-eastern Colombia face a difficult Christmas amid reports that at least 150 churches have been closed down by leftist rebels. Open Christian worship and other religious activities are forbidden in the rural areas controlled by the rebels, known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP), BosNewsLife monitored Thursday, December 19.

Mexico “Jails, Tortures” Four Evangelicals

November 12, 2013

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

evangelicalsMEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have urged Mexico's government to prosecute local officials responsible for "the unjust imprisonment" and "torture" of four evangelical Christians from November 5-8 in the western state of Oaxaca.
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