Several Christians Murdered In Egypt

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Egypt are mourning after another believer was murdered in Egypt, the fifth killing in less than two weeks. Ishak Ibrahim Fayez Younan, 37, was found dead by his brother at the victim's temporary residence in the old part of Cairo, the capital. He leaves behind a grieving wife and two children, ages 10 and 12, Christians said.

BREAKING NEWS: Survivors Searching For Loved Ones After Pakistan Blast Kills 72


By Xavier P. William, Special Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Lahore, Pakistan
extravictimsnowLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians were among those searching for loved ones Monday, March 28, after a suicide bomber ripped through the laughter of children killing at least 72 people and injuring more than 350 in a park in Pakistan's second-largest city of Lahore, where the Christian community celebrated Easter.

Commission Demands Pakistan Crackdown On Militants After Suicide Blasts


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Correspondent
 
voaimageLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Less than twoweeks after suicide bombers murdered 18 worshippers at two churches in Lahore, Pakistan, the country’s Ecumenical Commission for Human Development has issued its initial report on the atrocity saying it underscores "growing intolerance" towards minority groups.

NEWS WATCH: European Journalists Condemn Killing Pulitzer Photographer In Afghanistan


By BosNewsLife News Center

reporterssKABUL/BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on Friday, March 4, condemned "the cold blooded killing" of a prominent German photographer in Afghanistan, ahead of Saturday's presidential elections.

Frail Kazakhstan Pastor Remains Jailed After Controversial Ruling


By BosNewsLife News Center

pastorrASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly frail pastor remained behind bars in Kazakhstan Saturday, January 25, following a controversial court ruling, trial observers said. The court in capital Astana told Presbyterian Pastor Bakhytzhan Kashkumbayev, 67, that he would be prosecuted for "harming a parishioner" but added that charges of "propagating extremism" were dropped, according to Christians familiar with the case.

Rabbi Condemns Hungary's Occupation Memorial Plans


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A chief rabbi has condemned Hungarian government plans to establish a memorial for the victims of the 1944 German occupation of Hungary as it would send the message that "the Hungarian state had been blameless."

NEWS ALERT: Mounting Concern Over Abduction Syria Nuns


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

maaloulaDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Syria's minority Christians faced another day of anxiety Thursday, December 5, amid mounting concern about the fate of a group of nuns who were abducted by suspected Islamic fighters.