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Concerns Over Mozambique Violence After Murder Missionary

May 31, 2012

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

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE (BosNewsLife)-- An umbrella group of church leaders in Mozambique has condemned spreading violence in the southeastern African nation, after the killing of a Catholic missionary by armed robbers.

Evangelist: ‘Pakistan Christian Converts Baptized Despite Persecution’ (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

May 30, 2012

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

FAISALABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Christian converts have been baptized in Pakistan this week despite local opposition or expected persecution after many people accepted Jesus Christ "as their Savior", a leading Pakistani evangelist told BosNewsLife Wednesday, May 30.

NEWS ALERT: Hungary Detains Suspect In Attacks Holocaust Memorials

May 29, 2012
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian police confirmed Tuesday, May 29, they detained the leader of a neo-Nazi group on suspicion of vandalizing Holocaust memorials across the capital Budapest.

NEWS ALERT: Bangladesh Blocks Website Of Christian Dissident (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

May 27, 2012

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

DHAKA/HONG KONG (BosNewsLife)-- Bangladesh has reportedly blocked the website of leading Christian rights activist, author and journalist William Nicholas Gomes, who now lives in exile amid fears of repercussions.

Concerns Over Life Sentence For Egypt Christians

May 26, 2012

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists remained concerned Saturday about the plight of 12 Christians who were sentenced to life imprisonment in Egypt over sectarian violence that killed three people last year.

BREAKING NEWS: Macedonia Frees Nuns, Monks but ‘Confiscates Passports’ (Update)

May 25, 2012

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

BUDAPEST/BELGRADE/SKOPJE (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in Macedonia released all 19 Serbian Orthodox monks, nuns and other believers who were detained on tax evasion charges, but confiscated their passports to prevent them from leaving the country, representatives confirmed to BosNewsLife Friday, May 25.

Egypt’s Christians Fearful Of Outcome Presidential Vote

May 24, 2012

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

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's minority Christians were on edge Thursday, May 23, as voting continued in the first open presidential election since last year's ouster of leader Hosni Mubarak, amid fresh fears that hardline Islamists hold the key to more power.

Indonesia Muslim Mob Smash Church With Urine, Stones

May 23, 2012

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians on the outskirt of Indonesia's capital Jakarta tried to resume their lives Wednesday, May 23, a week after an angry Muslim mob threw plastic bags filled with urine at their church congregation celebrating the ascension of Christ and allegedly tried to kill their pastor.

BREAKING NEWS: Macedonia Police Detain 17 Monks, Nuns, Believers

May 22, 2012

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

SKOPJE/BELGRADE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Macedonian security forces have detained 17 monks, nuns and other believers on tax evasion charges as part of a fresh crackdown on the Serbian Orthodox Church in Macedonia, representatives and investigators told BosNewsLife Tuesday, May 22.

Pakististan Detains Young Christian For Blasphemy Against Islam

May 22, 2012

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

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities have detained a Christian young man on charges of blasphemy against Islam, but activists remained hopeful Tuesday, May 22, that he would be released on bail.

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