MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Mexico was under increasing pressure Monday, February 12, to investigate the murders of two Roman Catholic priests after a prosecutor suggested that the clergy's death could be linked to their association with organized crime.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife
)-- European legislators have visited Pakistan amid concerns that Christian Asia Bibi, a married mother of five, may become the first woman to be executed by the State on controversial charges of 'blasphemy against Islam.'
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
)-- Thousands of people have gathered in Lithuania's capital Vilnius to attend the official beautification ceremony of Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis, whom became a symbol of persecution endured by Christians when the country was still part of the Soviet Union.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent
)-- Egypt's embattled Coptic community on Monday, February 15, marked the one year since video surfaced of the murder of 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians on a beach in Libya. The men were marched in orange suits across the beach, forced to kneel and then were beheaded by Islamic State group militants.
By Alexander MacDonald and Stefan J. Bos
By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife Columns)-- The ominous words “Christian militia” have been appearing with increasing frequency in the media. In some cases the words indicate groups that are fighting against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. These are mainly Assyrian Christians who have taken up arms to defend their homelands.