By BosNewsLife Europe Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos LONDON, BRITAIN (BosNewsLife)-- A former prison chaplain who was allegedly fired after 20 years of service for his Christian faith claims inmates in a British prison are forced to convert to Islam.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife LAHORE/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.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, 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.
By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BELFAST/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.
By Stefan J, Bos, Chief Internationalk Correspondent BosNewsLife LONDON/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.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos LONDON/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.
By BosNewsLife News Center LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (BosNewsLife)-- Britain's Evangelical Alliance, which represents millions of evangelical Christians, has "cautiously welcomed" The Sun newspaper's decision to no longer publish photos of topless women on its infamous Page 3.
By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos LONDON/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.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife LONDON, BRITAIN (BosNewsLife)-- The Evangelical Alliance Scotland (EAS) urged the nation on Friday, September 19, to unite and build a new Scotland "with Christian values" after most voters rejected Scottish independence in a historic referendum.
By BosNewsLife News Center LONDON, BRITAIN (BosNewsLife)-- British prosecutors have dropped the case against a Christian street preacher, who was detained on charges of "hate crime" while speaking in Liverpool's city center, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, July 5.