Church Bombings In Philippines Kill 20, Injure Dozens

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by Linda Bordoni and Robin Gomes

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BosNewsLife) -- Two bomb blasts shook a Catholic cathedral in the troubled southern Philippines where Islamic militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding some 80 others, police officials said.

Commission Demands Pakistan Crackdown On Militants After Suicide Blasts

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Correspondent
voaimageLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Less than twoweeks after suicide bombers murdered 18 worshippers at two churches in Lahore, Pakistan, the country’s Ecumenical Commission for Human Development has issued its initial report on the atrocity saying it underscores "growing intolerance" towards minority groups.

Scotland Pastor Forgives His Mother’s Killers In Pakistan Blasts

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

forgivesPESHAWAR/GRANGEMOUTH(BosNewsLife)-- A Church of Scotland pastor who lost his mother and other close relatives in a suicide attack on a church in Pakistan has said he forgives their killers. Reverend Aftab Gohar's 79-year-old mother, nephew, niece, two uncles and other friends and relatives were among the up to 171 people who were killed in the September 22 blasts at Peshawar's All Saints Church.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Bombings Kill Dozens

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

3107news1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- As many as 45 people were killed when bomb blasts rocked churches and the surrounding Christian area of northern Nigeria's largest city in the latest setback for government forces fighting a spreading Islamic insurgency, officials and Christians said Tuesday, July 30.

BREAKING NEWS: Boston Marathon Blasts Kill Several (Update)

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

PHOTONOWBOSTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- At least three people were killed Monday, April 15, and as many as 140 injured when suspected bomb explosions rocked the finish of the Boston Marathon in the United States, officials said, in what appeared to be a coordinated terror attack

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christians On Alert After Bin Laden “Avenge” Blasts Kill 80

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Pakistan remained on high alert Friday, May 13, as at least 80 people were killed and 120 others injured in two bomb blasts that militants said were to avenge the killing of terrorist Osama bin Laden.