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Christians In Somalia Face More Killings

January 31, 2010

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

mujaahidiiiiiiinMOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Somalia faced more difficulties Sunday, January 31, as a militant Islamist group associated with al-Qaida attacked areas controlled by government troops and peacekeepers leaving at least 19 dead and scores injured.

India Militants Attack Christian Birthday Party, Pastor

January 30, 2010

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent

p6_india-religious-violence1 (1)NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hindu militants in south-eastern India halted a Christian birthday celebration and prayer meeting and attacked an evangelical pastor involved in the festivities saying he was trying to forcibly convert non-Christians to Christianity, one of India's national Christian organizations said Saturday, January 30.

Nigeria Christians Rebuild After Clashes Kill Hundreds

January 30, 2010

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

A Nigerian soldier patrols through destroyed buildings following days of religious violence in Jos, Nigeria  2010JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned to the Nigerian city of Jos Saturday, January 30, after hundreds of people were killed in days of clashes between Muslims and Christians, missionaries said.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Court Hears Case About Murdered Christian Servant

January 29, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Shazia 4LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A court hearing was underway Friday, January 29, in Pakistan against the main suspect in the murder of a 12-year-old Christian domestic servant, her family's representatives said.

Hindu Militants Burn India Church

January 28, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

warmilitantsNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hindu extremists burned down a church in India's state of Andhra Pradesh causing serious injury to the pastor in his attempts to extinguish the fire, rights investigators said Thursday, January 28.

Army Moves In After Muslim Mob Burns Indonesia Churches

January 27, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

imagesJAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- The army patrolled the streets of a village on Indonesia's Sumatra island Wednesday, January 28, after two churches were burned down by a Muslim mob.

Thousands Of Karen Villagers Flee Burma Army, Investigators Say (UPDATE)

January 26, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

20071102_burma2-150x150RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Over 2000 ethnic Karen villagers were seeking shelter Tuesday, January 26, as they were forced to flee their homes in the past week following deadly attacks by the Burmese army, investigators said.

Philippines’ Bishops Concerned Over Elections After Massacre

January 25, 2010

By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from the Philippines

Andal-Ampatuan-Jr-001MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BosNewsLife)-- Influential Catholic bishops have urged Filipinos to vote in upcoming May elections with their conscience and not be "swayed" by opinion polls, after the worst act of political violence in the Asian nation's history killed dozens of people.

Haiti Christians Pray After Death, Destruction And “Miracle” Survival

January 24, 2010

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

operationblessingPORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BosNewsLife)-- Amid destroyed churches and the stench of human death, native Christians prayed for Haiti Sunday, January 24, and one believer said it was a miracle he had been found alive a full 11 days after the magnitude 7.0 earth quake shook his nation.

Pakistan Christian Receives Life Imprisonment For “Blasphemy”

January 23, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Pakistan to protect Christians#1# (1)ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian man was behind bars Saturday, January 23, after being sentenced to life imprisonment for having "insulted and desecrated" the Koran, seen as a holy book by Muslims.
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