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BREAKING NEWS: China’s Own ‘Billy Graham’ Released From Prison (UPDATE)

August 31, 2008
(ADDS DETAILS RELEASE CO-WORKER, CORRECTS DAY OF RELEASE)BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- One of China's most outspoken evangelists, Pastor Zhang 'Bike' Mingxuan and his wife have been released after three weeks of detention because of their Christian activities, representatives said.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: 50,000 Christians Flee Deadly Violence In India State, Bishop Says

August 30, 2008
BHUABENESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tens of thousands of Christians, most of them Catholics, were hiding Saturday, August 30, in the jungles of India's eastern state of Orissa where anti-Christian violence killed at least 36 people, Catholic officials said.

BREAKING NEWS: India Militants Forcing Orissa Christians To Become Hindus

August 29, 2008
BHUBANESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hindu militants are forcing Christians to leave their homes and become Hindus in India's troubled state of Orissa, where attacks on churches and homes already killed at least 11 people in recent days, a priest told BosNewsLife Thursday, August 29.

Laos Forcing Christians To Renounce Faith

August 28, 2008
VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in Laos have ordered families of three detained Christians in Savannakhet province to sign documents renouncing their faith in Jesus Christ, rights investigators said Thursday, August 28.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: At Least 11 Killed In Orissa As Anti Christian Violence Spreads (Developing Story)

August 27, 2008
BHUBANESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Benedict XVI has condemned anti-Christian violence in India's eastern state of Orissa, which officials said killed at least 11 people, most of them Christians. The pontiff also condemned the murder of a Hindu leader that sparked the state's worst communal clashes in more than a decade.

BREAKING NEWS: China Releases American Pastor; Chinese Bishop Detained

August 26, 2008
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- An American pastor who disappeared after being detained by Chinese authorities for his involvement in human rights protests has arrived in the United States, but a Chinese bishop has been jailed, friends and representatives said Tuesday, August 26.

BREAKING NEWS: India Woman Burned To Death In Anti Christian Violence; Churches Destroyed (UPDATE)

August 26, 2008
BHUBANESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two persons, including a woman, were burned to death, a pastor critically injured and at least a dozen churches torched as anti Christian violence rocked the Indian state of Orissa, officials confirmed Tuesday, August 26.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Russia Recognizes Independence Of Georgia’s Breakaway Regions

August 26, 2008
TBLISI/MOSCOW (BosNewsLife)-- In a move Christians fear could lead to more tensions, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday, August 26, that Russia has formally recognised the independence of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

BREAKING NEWS: Anti-Christian Violence Re-erupts In India State; Several Injured

August 25, 2008
BHUBANESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A nun was raped, a priest beaten and several other Christians missing or injured as anti-Christian violence re-erupted in India's state of Orissa Monday, August 25, sparked by the killing of a local Hindu leader, a church official told BosNewsLife.

NEWS ALERT: American Pastor Disappears In Beijing After Protest

August 24, 2008
BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- As the Beijing Olympics drew to a close Sunday, August 24, with televised fireworks and a multi-million dollar show, there was concern over rights abuses of Christians in Communist-run China, amid reports that an American pastor disappeared.
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