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.

BREAKING NEWS: 10 Killed In Church Bombings In Lahore, Pakistan (Update)

(ADDS MORE DETAILS AND ROBBERY OF CHURCH)
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
churchnowLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Bombings rocked two churches in a Christian area of Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, killing 10 people and injuring dozens, several reports and officials said. Islamic militants linked to Pakistan's Taliban group claimed responsibility for Sunday's blasts in the Youhanabad neighbourhood.

BREAKING NEWS: Syrian Christians Face Starvation, Deadly Attacks


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Senior Mission Correspondent Dr. John M. Lindner and Stefan J. Bos

ALEPPO/DAMASCUS (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Syria's largest city Aleppo said Friday, December 7, they face starvation after dozens of believers already died in targeted attacks rocking Christian areas of the war-torn country.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Missionaries, Christians Trapped In Islamic 'War Zone'


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

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian missionaries and other Christians were reportedly trapped Wednesday, June 20, in what they called a "war zone" as an Islamic group went on a killing spree in northern Nigeria, targeting churches and other sites.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Bombing Kills Two (UPDATE)


By BosNewsLife Africa Service


ABUJA/JOS (BosNewsLife)-- Two people suspected of planning to bomb a Nigerian church were killed when the device exploded before they reached their destination in the central city of Jos, adding to tensions in an area already troubled by deadly religious and ethnic violence, officials said Sunday, March 20.