Churches Pray For North Korea After Gospel Groups Visit Isolated Nation

Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife Asia Service

ilSEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- Churches around the world were to participate in the International Day of Prayer for North Korea Monday, April 27, shortly after two American Christian bands received awards for their performance in the isolated nation, organizers said.

Bulgaria To Appeal European Court Ruling In Orthodox Row

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

836SOFIA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Bulgaria's government is planning to appeal a ruling of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), which found Bulgaria guilty of violating religious rights of over 100 Bulgarian Orthodox priests, bishops and lay-workers, who were violently thrown out of their churches, BosNewsLife learned Monday, March 23.

Tajikistan Churches Facing Closure In New Year

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

_41182645_rahmonov_ap2DUSHANBE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A major Christian rights group warned Tuesday, December 23, that many churches in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan in 2009, if a new draft law requiring them to re-register under restrictive conditions is adopted by parliament.

BREAKING NEWS: Massive Arrests Of Christians In China

BosNewsLife Asia Service

chinaBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Over a dozen Christians will spend Christmas behind bars in China after police raided a Christian leaders gathering in Henan privince, while in the capital Beijing two officials of the banned Chinese House Church Alliance were detained, an advocacy group and Chinese Christians confirmed Thursday, December 18.