Nigeria Christians Mourn Victims After Church Blasts

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern and central Nigeria were mourning victims Sunday, December 26, after multiple attacks on churches and other sites on Christmas Eve claimed at least 38 lives in Plateau State and Borno State.

Angry Indonesia Muslims Surround Homes Of Christians

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high Sunday, December 26, near Jakarta where a group of angry Muslims backed by police surrounded homes of Christians in protests against what they called "unauthorized religious services", BosNewsLife learned.

Global Christmas Celebrations Overshadowed By Violence (ROUND-UP)

By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Vatican, Africa, Asia and Middle East

VATICAN CITY/MANILA/ABUJA/BAGHDAD/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Christmas celebrations have been overshadowed by deadly violence against Christians in Africa and Asia, while several church services in the Middle East were canceled due to concerns over terror attacks.

BREAKING NEWS: Deadly Blasts Rock Nigerian Churches

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

MAIDUGURI/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in northern and central Nigeria tried to restore calm Saturday, December 25, after suspected Muslim militants targeted churches and other sites in Christmas Eve attacks that killed as many as 38 people, police and church leaders said.

Egypt Christian Threatened With Death Over Conversion, rights group

By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian Christian faced another tense Saturday, December 25, fearful of leaving his home amid death threats, after he was charged with "defaming Islam" for converting from Islam to Christianity, Christians said.