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Pakistan School Expels Christian For “Blasphemy” Spelling Mistake; Family Hiding

September 30, 2011

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Xavier P. William reporting from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian girl in northeastern Pakistan has been removed from school for "blasphemy against Islam" after she made "an innocent" spelling mistake, area Christians and an advocacy group said Friday September 30.

BREAKING NEWS: EU Chair Poland Demands Iran Halts Pastor’s Execution

September 29, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

TEHRAN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland has summoned Iran's ambassador to demand a stay of execution for pastor Youcef Nadarkhani who has refused to abandon his Christian faith and return to Islam, officials said Thursday, September 29.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Clock Ticking Towards Pastor’s Execution; US, Britain Concerned

September 28, 2011
>Execution is imminent, fear church sources

>U.S., Britain urge Iran to spare pastor's life

>Pastor seen accepting fate

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- As night fell over Iran, there was mounting concern Wednesday, September 28, that Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani would be executed for refusing to abandon his faith in Christ and return to Islam

Iraq Christians Kidnapped Amid Heightened Security Concerns

September 28, 2011

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Security forces on Wednesday, September 28, still searched for three Iraqi Christians, a week after they were reportedly kidnapped by suspected militants in Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Pastor Refuses To ‘Abandon’ Christ; Execution Perhaps “Thursday”

September 27, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

RASHT, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A young pastor of Iran's largest house church movement has told an Iranian court he will not "recant" his faith in Christ despite facing execution as early as Thursday, September 29, for abandoning Islam, church sources said.


Algeria Christian Appeals “Blasphemy” Prison Term

September 26, 2011

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLfe)-- Algerian Christians are anxiously awaiting the appeal trial of Christian Siagh Krimo, who was sentenced to five years imprisonment for giving a compact disk about Christianity to his neighbor, trial observers say.

 

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Court Tells Pastor ‘Recant Faith Or Face Execution’ (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

September 25, 2011

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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Iranian court has asked the pastor of one of Iran's largest house church movements to abandon his faith in Christ and return to Islam if he wants to avoid execution, a church official told BosNewsLife Sunday, September 25.

NEWS ALERT: Suicide Bomber Attacks U.S. Backed Church In Indonesia; 1 killed, Several Injured

September 25, 2011

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

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- A suicide bomber has attacked a Protestant church in Indonesia's Central Java province which has close ties with one of America's largest congregations, its pastor revealed Sunday, September 25.

 

 

BREAKING NEWS: Suicide Attack At Indonesia Church Kills 1, Injures 20 (WRAP)

September 25, 2011

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

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- A suicide bomber attacked a Protestant church packed with worshippers in Indonesia's Central Java province on Sunday, September 25, killing himself while injuring over 20 others, police and officials said.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians “Pray” As Iran Court Decides On Pastor’s Execution

September 24, 2011

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians were urged Saturday, September 24, to "fast and pray" for an Iranian pastor as an Iranian court was to "re-examine" within hours whether he should be hanged for converting from Islam to Christianity.

 
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