BREAKING NEWS: Iran Pastor Nadarkhani Freed From Jail; Others Remain Detained (Update)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran on Monday, January 7, released Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was jailed on Christmas Day to serve the remainder of a sentence for evangelism among Muslims, his evangelical house church movement confirmed.

BREAKING NEWS: China Crackdown On Christmas Celebrations Of House Churches


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

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- One of China's largest house congregations planned to hold its last outdoor worship service on Christmas Day in the capital Beijing after months of detentions, while elsewhere several congregations were raided by Chinese security forces as part of a Christmas season crackdown, local Christians and activists said.