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Elderly US Missionary Awaits Trial In China Amid Health Concerns

March 12, 2015

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

hahninprisonBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A frail elderly Korean-American aid worker is awaiting trial in China on what supporters believe are trumped up charges linked to his Christian activities on the border with North Korea.

Movie Exposes Horror of War on Christians (Column)

February 28, 2015

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist
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LOS ANGELES, USA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- As a child growing up in Syria, Sargon Saadi  loved making home movies with his brother and cousins. It led eventually to his decision to travel to the U.S. to study filmmaking at Columbia College Chicago - famous for its arts and media programs - and then to move to the heart of the movie world, Los Angeles, where he has worked as a cinematographer on many films. But something happened while he was living in America...

Cuba Detains Son Devoted Pastor

February 20, 2015

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

gabrielHAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- The son of a devoted Christian pastor in Cuba has been jailed on false charges as part of a government effort to pressure his family to halt church activities, but locals call them a "powerful blessing" to the community, Christians say.

Columbia Court Frees American Missionary

February 19, 2015
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By BosNewsLife Americas Service

download (2)BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Colombian judge has ordered the release of an American missionary who was jailed over his alleged links to the leftist (FARC) rebels

Pope, Churches, Condemn Paris Massacre

January 9, 2015

By BosNewsLife News Center

B6wZOY8CMAA_b6vWASHINGTON/PARIS/VATICAN (BosNewsLife)-- The Catholic Church and other denominations have condemned an apparent Islamist militant attack on a satirical magazine that killed 12 people in Paris.

Outrage Over Murder Priest In Mexico

December 27, 2014

By James Blears reporting from Mexico goyito (1)

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- The Catholic Church in Mexico on Saturday, December 27, condemned the murder of a priest, who was abducted by armed men after he criticized organized crime in a sermon.

US Congress Urges Egypt To Free Coptic Christian; Fate Others Uncertain

December 18, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

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CAIRO/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- The United States Congress has urged Egypt to immediately release a Coptic Christian who has been jailed by Egyptian authorities since December 3, 2013 after he converted from Islam.

Canada Law Society Rejects Christian Graduates (Update)

November 14, 2014
(Following article updates a previous version and makes clear that it is a proposed law school).
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.

NEWS ALERT: US Missionary Bae and Miller Return Home From North Korea Prison

November 9, 2014

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

WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- The last two Americans held captive by North Korea have returned home and one of them, Christian missionary Kenneth Bae, thanked those who supported him with prayers and
advocacy.

Cuba Detains Wife Baptist Pastor Amid Crackdown

October 25, 2014

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

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HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Cuba's communist government briefly detained the wife of a Baptist pastor to pressure the couple to end their involvement in defending persecuted Christians, activists told BosNewsLife Saturday, October 25.
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