BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi In High Court Over Death Sentence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
Asia Bibi to be executed?ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court will hear the appeal of a Pakistani woman who has been "languishing in prison since 2009" after she was sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy against Islam, amid hope her conviction may be overturned, advocacy officials involved in the case told BosNewsLife Saturday, March 15.

Dutch Queen In Brunei Amid “Christian Persecution”


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

STAATSBEZOEK BRUNEIBANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (BosNewsLife)-- Dutch Queen Beatrix has begun a two-day visit to Brunei, focusing on expanding economic relations despite concerns about the reported increased persecution of minority Christians in the gas and oil rich Islamic mini-state.

Pakistan Christian Villagers Ordered To Leave; Christian Girl Raped


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Muslim leader has ordered Christian families to burn their homes and leave a village in Pakistan's Punjab province after a villager freed his abducted underage daughter who was "raped and forced to convert to Islam", negotiators told BosNewsLife Friday, November 30.

Czech Parliament Approves Return Of Church Properties

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Czech Parliament has approved a plan to return billions of dollars in church properties that were confiscated by the previous Communist regime. The Catholic Church in the Czech Republic has welcomed the deal, after years of negotiations.