BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- China has sentenced a key house church leader "to one year re-education through labor" for explaining the Gospel of Jesus Christ to a Communist Party official, fellow believers confirmed Saturday, March 31.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- There was growing concern about spreading anti-Christian violence in Iraq Saturday, March 31, after church officials confirmed two elderly women of the Catholic Chaldean community were murdered.
(ADDS MORE DETAILS, REACTIONS AND BACKGROUND)HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Vietnam on Friday, March 30, sentenced dissident Catholic priest Thadeus Nguyen Van Ly to eight years in prison on charges of anti-government activities during dramatic proceedings in which the church leader openly condemned the Vietnamese Communist leadership
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Ethiopian evangelist was beaten to death by militant Muslims as he and two young women were evangelizing in the Ethiopian city of of Jimma, and there were fears the incident could spark widespread violence against Christian believers, Christian rights investigators said Thursday, March 29.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A key American official continued his European tour Thursday, March 29, after saying the United States wants to go-ahead with building a controversial missile defense system in Europe despite sharp criticism from Russia and some NATO allies.
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern Wednesday, March 28, about the plight of evangelical Christians in the Indian state of Kerala after reports that the local government for the first time shut down a church amid violent attacks against believers.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- As fighting raged Tuesday, March 27, and Christians urged Western nations to accept more Iraqi refugees, Capt. Edward Graham, the youngest son of American evangelist Franklin Graham, was recovering of injuries.