)-- The lawyer who helped free a Christian woman who faced the death sentence in Pakistan for blasphemy has fled to The Netherlands amid international fears for his safety.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife
)-- Half a million Hungarians have received pamphlets encouraging them to accept the love of Jesus Christ and nearly 1,500 people indicated they want to "commit" their lives to Him during a massive evangelism meeting in Budapest, organizers said.
By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife
)-- The priest of Jakarta Cathedral, Indonesia's most known Catholic parish, has urged the government to prevent a repeat of attacks against churches ahead of upcoming presidential elections. Markus Yumartana, 53, said he hopes authorities would continue on the path of religious tolerance that he claimed surrounded the recent Asian Games, the largest sports event ever held in terror-prone Jakarta, the capital.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta, Indonesia
)-- Concerns remained Friday, August 24, about the plight of devoted Christians in Tajikistan amid fresh reports that the country's feared security police detained ten Christians for their involvement in evangelism.
By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos