ISLAMABAD/BEIJING (BosNewsLife)-- China says it is investigating claims that two of its citizens were engaged in "illegal preaching" before the two Christians were killed by Islamic militants in Pakistan.
ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- More than 120 Christians have been detained in Eritrea in a government-backed crackdown on unregistered denominations across the troubled African nation, Christian activists told BosNewsLife Thursday, June 15.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Christians have urged prayers for Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who was acquitted of apostasy in 2012 after being sentenced to death by hanging, and three other believers after they were forced to stand trial on charges of “action against national security", activists told BosNewsLife.
CHARLESTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- A jury on Thursday, December 15, found avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof guilty of killing nine black parishioners last year when he opened fire during an apparently long-planned assault at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Officials say Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has met Pope Francis last week after he pledged that his nation wants to tackle the persecution of Christians at a time when Europe faces a massive refugee crisis.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife) -- Christian rights activists say more than 100 Vietnamese pastors of house churches in Vietnam remain jailed in Vietnam for refusing to join the central church in the communist nation. "The government-controlled "official church" wants to combine multiple house churches in order to control and diminish the influence ... Read more...
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese authorities have charged two church leaders with crimes that carry the death penalty as part of a wider crackdown on Christians and political dissent in Sudan, rights activists confirmed to BosNewsLife Thursday, August 11.