India Detains Christians For "Converting" Children At Bible Camp

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions are rising in northern India where Indian authorities have stopped buses carrying more than 70 Christian children and prevented them from proceeding to a Bible summer camp in Madhya Pradesh state, rights activists and officials said.

BREAKING NEWS: Families Concerned Over Plight Detained Iran Christians

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

imagesTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Families and friends of five Iranian Christians detained during a picnic and fishing expedition in Iran say they are "deeply concerned" for their welfare and are "requesting prayer," BosNewsLife learned.

Nepal New Constitution Bans Christian Activities, Christians Warn


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

newsofap.com4c73516f829cdkathmandu-nepalKATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Nepali Christians say proposed amendments to the country's new constitution, expected to come into effect this August after seven years of parliamentary discussions, could render all Christian activity illegal.

The Dilemmas of Prayer (Column)

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By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- It is the kind of news that makes us praise God: a British Catholic newspaper reports from Algeria that Muslims in their thousands are seeking Bibles and turning up in church, wishing to learn about Christianity.

Afghanistan Debates Execution Christian Converts


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

afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian minority faced more danger Monday, September 23, after a key legislator suggested that those who convert from Islam to Christianity "are to be executed," Catholics familiar with the situation said.

BREAKING NEWS: Hungary's Top Court Overturns Controversial Church Law

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest

churchesnowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's top court on Tuesday, February 26, overturned controversial religious legislation that dramatically reduced the number of recognized churches, but the government threatened to challenge the ruling with constitutional amendments.