Iran Threatens To Expel Christian Children From Schools

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran's government has ordered children belonging to families of one of the country's largest house church movements to study the Koran and Shi’a Islam teachings or face expulsion from school, a church official confirmed to BosNewsLife Thursday, September 7. The Church of Iran movement is also concerned about four jailed members saying one of them "was deported to a feared secret police facility" in the southern city of Shiraz.

Iran Evangelicals Lose Appeal Against Long Prison Terms


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

christiansIranTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Six out of eight detained Iranian Christians have lost their appeal against long prison terms on what friends view as trumped-up charges, trial observers said late Thursday, April 3.

BREAKING NEWS: Five Jailed Iranian Christians Facing Feared Court (Update)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

iranundergroundchurchcpTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Five members of Iran's largest house church movement face a court after nearly five months behind bars, a representative told BosNewsLife Thursday, March 7.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Detains Members Of Church of Iran Movement


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Christians from Iran's largest evangelical house church movement were detained while attending a prayer service in a home late Friday, October 12, religious rights activists told BosNewsLife.