US Pastor Released By Turkey Prays With President Trump

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (BosNewsLife)-- After two years of detention, an American pastor was freed in Turkey and flown to the United States where he prayed with President Donald Trump who welcomed him at the White House.

A Quiet Tragedy – Pakistani Christians Seeking Refuge in Thailand (COLUMN)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist
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BANGKOK, THAILAND (BosNewsLife Columns)-- The impact of the massive wave of Christian refugees from the Middle East has been so overwhelming that, sadly, we too often forget that Christian refugee groups are suffering in other parts of the world.

MISSION WATCH: ‘Trigger-Happy’ Philippines President Enabling Missionaries To Preach Gospel Among Drugs Addicts, Dealers

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

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries in the Philippines say "trigger-happy" President Rodrigo Duterte is enabling them to "spread the Gospel" and help drugs addicts and victims of Islamic terrorism. "Hundreds of thousands of users and sellers of illicit drugs have surrendered to avoid being gunned down by police under President Duterte's lethal crack-down," noted the Christian Aid Mission (CAM) group.

Aid Rushed To Thousands Of Egypt Christians After Attacks

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers say they are supporting thousands of Christian families in Egypt where many still struggle with mental and physical pain after more than 40 people died and countless others were injured in this year's deadly Palm Sunday attack in the Nile Delta area.

BREAKING: Pakistan Church Attack Kills Nine, Injures 60

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The militant Islamic State group claimed responsibility Sunday, December 18, for the suicide attack that rocked a packed evangelical church in Pakistan's city of Quetta, killing nine people and injuring about 60 others, including women and children.

BREAKING NEWS: Elderly Christian Man Accused Of Blasphemy Dies In Pakistan

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A 70-year old Christian man who was detained in Pakistan on controversial charges of "blasphemy" against Islam has died, a friend and rights lawyer told BosNewsLife. "Mukhtar Masih, who was released on bail in May this year, died Tuesday, November 2," confirmed Sardar Mushtaq Gill who leads the Pakistan-based Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD) group.

Burma Jails Kachin Baptist Pastors

By BosNewsLife Asia Service
YANGON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A Burmese court has sentenced two ethnic Kachin Baptist pastors to prison terms for "supporting rebels and defaming the military" after they guided journalists around a church which was bombed by the Burmese military, trial observers told BosNewsLife.