Christianity Doomed in Iraq, Say Experts (Column)


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

IRAQBAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Is it now time for Christians to accept defeat in the face of the Islamic State group's genocidal onslaught in Iraq, and admit that our faith has no viable future – in the short term, at least – in that country? Certainly – and sadly - that's the message that is increasingly being heard from experts.

Iran Pastor Nadarkhani Thanks Supporters For Release From Prison


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who faced the death penalty for "apostasy" but was recently released, has thanked those who had prayed and petitioned on his behalf during his imprisonment for nearly three years, BosNewsLife monitored Wednesday, November 28.

NEWS WATCH: Britain Fighting Online Terrorism, Crime In Hungary (Update)

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

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Britain has launched a multimillion-dollar global initiative to help fight organized criminals and terrorists using the Internet. Speaking at the opening of the international 'Budapest Conference on Cyberspace', British Foreign Minister William Hague said his nation is developing a new 'Center for global cybersecurity capacity building' on its territory.

Concerns Over Mozambique Violence After Murder Missionary


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

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE (BosNewsLife)-- An umbrella group of church leaders in Mozambique has condemned spreading violence in the southeastern African nation, after the killing of a Catholic missionary by armed robbers.

World Meeting Pledges Urgent Social Support For Holocaust Survivors


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

terezin-prisonersPRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- The European Union and dozens of countries have pledged to speed up social support for Holocaust survivors and the search for art and other items that were stolen during World War II by the Nazis.