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Nigeria Christians Mourn Hundreds Killed In Post Election Violence

April 30, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Nigeria were among those mourning Saturday, April 30, amid reports that hundreds of people were killed in sectarian violence triggered by opposition protests against President Goodluck Jonathan’s victory in recent elections.

BREAKING NEWS: American Evangelist David Wilkerson Dies At 79

April 29, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center

BUDAPEST/NEW YORK (BosNewsLife)-- World famous evangelist David Wilkerson, who founded Times Square Church in New York City and authored the best-selling book, "The Cross and the Switchblade," has died, BosNewsLife learned Friday April 29. He was 79.

Britain Christians To Renew Vows At Royal Wedding Day

April 29, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center

LONDON, BRITAIN (BosNewsLife)-- A church in southwestern England planned to celebrate Friday's  wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton with a difference by inviting local married couples to renew their vows.

Ethiopia Evangelist Killed, Pregnant Wife Injured

April 28, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ADDIS ABABA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Ethiopia were mourning Thursday, April 28, after Muslim extremists reportedly killed an evangelist and assaulted his pregnant wife.

BREAKING NEWS: China Detains Leaders Of World Evangelism Congress Lausanne

April 27, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese authorities have detained at least 10 "house" church leaders who were involved in a world evangelism congress, a well-informed religious rights group said Wednesday, April 27.


Ukraine, Russian Christians Mourn At Chernobyl Anniversary

April 26, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST/KIEV (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Russian and Ukrainian Christians were among those commemorating the 25th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear disaster Tuesday, April 26, amid new warnings that  the impact of the explosion at Ukraine's Chernobyl plant is more serious than previously thought.

Algeria Detains Christians In Conversion Row, Group Says

April 25, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Algerian Christians are to appear in court on charges of "proselytizing", or attempted conversion, and "blasphemy" that could carry a five year prison sentence, a Christian rights group said Monday, April 25.

NEWS ALERT: Baghdad Church Bombing Injures 7

April 24, 2011

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- A roadside bomb exploded near the rear entrance of a Catholic church in Iraq's capital Baghdad after Easter Mass Sunday, April 24, injuring at least seven people, Christians said.

NEWS ALERT: China Detains Would-be Easter Congregants

April 24, 2011

By Peter Simpson, Voice of America Correspondent in Beijing, special to BosNewsLife

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Police deployed in large numbers early Sunday, April 24, in northwest Beijing, where the independent Shouwang Church planned to hold an outdoor service to mark the most important day of the Christian calendar.

BEIJING BRAINWAVE: Embattled Beijing Church Stubborn On Outdoor Prayers? (Opinion)

April 24, 2011

By church member Elizabeth special to BosNewsLife

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Since the embattled Beijing Shouwang Church had its first outdoor public Sunday service in a snowstorm on November 1, 2009, the world has been watching. Now Beijing's largest underground "house" church is making headlines again. Some 300 parishioners have been arrested these last two Sunday's for worshiping outdoors, without state permission.   Why would its members insist to pray in the open air and risk being detained, fired, threatened, or forced to move out of their rented homes?

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