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URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Nepal Church Collapse Kills 24; Dozens Injured

September 30, 2009

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from the region

ap-nepal-people-crowd-around-site-in-katmandu-eng-210-30sep09_11MANILA/KATHMANDU-- A makeshift three-storey church building has collapsed on attendees of a major Christian conference in eastern Nepal, killing at least 24 people, and injuring over 60 others, police said Wednesday, September 30.

Pope Ends Czech Visit With Appeal to Youth

September 29, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

foto_061PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Benedict XVI wrapped up a three-day visit to the Czech Republic with an outdoor mass to urge young people to remain faithful to Christianity, despite the hardship that can bring.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Fires Long Range Missiles Able To Hit Israel

September 28, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife

missile1TEHRAN/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Iran on Monday “test” fired long range Shabab-3 and Sajjil rockets that could potentially reach Israel and U.S. military bases in the Gulf region, Iranian media said.

Pope Asks Czech Republic to ‘Return to God’

September 28, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife

foto_071BUDAPEST/BRNO (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Benedict XVI urged Czechs on Sunday, September 27, to "return to God" during a mass in the Czech Republic that was attended by an estimated 120,000 people. The mass was the highlight of the pontiff's three day visit to the strongly secular nation.

BREAKING NEWS: Gunmen Kidnap Christian Female Doctor

September 27, 2009

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

ap_iraq_christians_081031_mn1BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Gunmen have kidnapped a Christian doctor from her home near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul overnight in front of her four children, police said on Sunday, September 27.

Pope Benedict Urges Czechs to Rediscover Christian Roots

September 26, 2009

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ap_pope_prague_-czech_republic_26sep09_eng_2103PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Benedict XVI began a three day visit to the Czech Republic Saturday, September 26, with a call for the nation to rediscover its Christian roots. Forty years of communist rule in the country stifled religious activities and left the number of Catholics in decline and religious practice in general at historic lows.

India Court Acquits Politician In Killing Of Catholic

September 24, 2009

By Ajaya K. Singh reporting from Orissa, special to BosNewsLife

m_id_53700_orissa_violence1KANDHAMAL, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Indian court on Thursday, September 24, acquitted a prominent legislator and another suspect in the killing of a Catholic Christian in a trial that underscored concerns over sectarian violence in the Indian state of Orissa.

Egypt Police Detains Muslim In Murder Of Christian

September 23, 2009

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

p10100871CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian police have detained a Muslim man who allegedly killed a Coptic Christian and seriously injured two other Copts in two different villages, north of the capital Cairo, Christians said Wednesday September 23.

NEWS ALERT: Eritrea Evangelical Christian Dies In Prison Camp

September 22, 2009

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

eritrea_wire1ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- The situation of detained Christians in Eritrea has worsened, amid reports that a Christian man held in the country's notorious Wi'a Military Camp has died of meningitis, following an outbreak in the prison, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday September 22.

Anti-Abortion Activist Injured In Attack

September 21, 2009

By BosNewsLife North America Service

abortion-twins-model1WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly anti-abortion activist was attacked and seriously I injured in the American state of Arizona, a week after another 'pro-life' demonstrator was shot and killed, a Christian group confirmed Monday September 21.
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