India Muslim Militants Attack Christians, Several Injured


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

CALCUTTA, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in India's eastern West Bengal state were recovering of their injuries Thursday, April 12, after Muslim militants broke up a prayer meeting and beat up believers, including women, local police and Christians said.

Iran Detains Dozen Christians In Major City


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his administration has been accussed of crackdown on Christians.TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- At least a dozen devoted Christians from Iran's third largest city remained in jail Saturday, March 17, as part of an attempt by authorities to discourage Muslims and Christian converts to attend church services, Iranian Christians said.

Cuba Pentecostal Pastor Injured In Violent Attack, Christians say


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A Pentecostal pastor in Cuba was recovering of brain damage Tuesday, March 13, after he was assaulted while trying to challenge the confiscation of a church truck by Communist authorities, Christians said.

India Militants Attack Prayer Meeting, Pastors


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

BANGALORE, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Hindu militants broke up a Christian prayer meeting and forced two women leading the gathering to stop evangelizing in India's southwestern state of Karnataka, as part of several attacks against devoted believers across the country, Christians told BosNewsLife Monday, March 12.

 

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Christians Fear Christmas Crackdown; Pastor Still Facing Execution (BosNewsLife Exclusive)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in Iran fear a massive crackdown by security forces around Christmas and say Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani may be executed earlier than authorities suggest, a senior church official told BosNewsLife Monday, December 19.

BREAKING NEWS: Libya Rebels Capture Gadhafi; Christians Concerned (Update)


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libyan rebels reportedly captured ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi Thursday, October 20, but minority Christians  remained concerned about their future. In a statement the National Transitional Council (NTC) said revolutionary fighters detained Gadhafi Thursday, October 20, shortly after they gained control of his hometown of Sirte.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Evangelist Palau Cancels Festival In Hanoi Amid Government Pressure


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Luis Palau was welcomed by large crowds when he arrived at the airport in Ho Chi Minh City last week. Via Luis Palau Evangelistic AssociationHANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Luis Palau, the first American evangelist to openly preach in Vietnam since the Vietnam War, has cancelled his massive evangelism 'festival' in the capital Hanoi after authorities delayed permissions and local churches were no longer able to organize the event in time.