Britain Urged To Defend Religious Freedom After Pakistan Easter Bombing


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
cameron1LAHORE/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- The persecution watchdog of Britain's largest body of evangelical Christians has condemned the deadly Easter bombing in Pakistan and urged the British government to act immediately to "enshrine freedom of religion or belief" in its foreign policy.

NEW EUROPE: Britain PM Cameron In Hungary amid Tensions over Benefit Cuts


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest

imageBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- British Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting Hungary on Thursday amid tensions over his plans to cut benefits for Eastern Europeans in Britain, including Hungarians, though he is expected to agree with his Hungarian counterpart on limiting the power of the European Union.

BREAKING NEWS: Belfast Pastor McConnell Acquitted Of Hate Speech After Calling Islam “Satanic”


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

James McConnellBELFAST/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- An outspoken evangelical pastor who called Islam "satanic" and a "doctrine spawned in hell" has been found not guilty of broadcasting hate speech by a Belfast court. The acquittal of Senior Pastor James McConnell was welcomed by the Evangelical Alliance Northern Ireland, part of a group representing two million British evangelical Christians. "Today's verdict is a victory for common sense and freedom of speech," the group told BosNewsLife in a statement. However it also cautioned that "until the law is changed or clear guidance is issued, there will still be concern about further prosecution" of Christians.

Catholic Group Says Christians Face Eradication In Several Nations


By Stefan J, Bos, Chief Internationalk Correspondent BosNewsLife

aidtochurchLONDON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife) -- An influential Catholic charity and advocacy group warns in a new report that Christianity may be "eradicated" in several nations as persecution of Christians has worsened over the last two years in countries such as China, Indonesia, Iraq, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Sudan and Syria.

Christians Demand Protection After Lahore Church Bombings


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

sorrowLONDON/LAHORE (BosNewsLife)-- Influential South Asian Christians urged Britain on Tuesday, March 17, to pressure Pakistan's government to protect Christians after Sunday's bombings of two churches in Lahore left 17 people dead and more than 70 injured.

Britain’s Prince Charles Says Christianity “Under Threat ” At Report Launch


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

Prince-Charles-persecution2LONDON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Britain's Prince Charles says it is of an "indescribable tragedy" that "Christianity is now under such threat in the Middle East" and he urged Muslims and other religious leaders to respect other faiths.