'Jailed Pakistan Christian 'Tortured To Death' For Refusing To Abandon Christ'

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani Christians demand an investigation into the death of Indaryas Ghulam, a 38-year-old Christian man who they say was tortured and sentenced to death by hanging after refusing to abandon his faith in Jesus Christ.

Britain Urged To Defend Religious Freedom After Pakistan Easter Bombing


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
cameron1LAHORE/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- The persecution watchdog of Britain's largest body of evangelical Christians has condemned the deadly Easter bombing in Pakistan and urged the British government to act immediately to "enshrine freedom of religion or belief" in its foreign policy.

BREAKING NEWS: Dozens Of Christians Killed In Pakistan Easter Bombing


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

lahoreattackLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- At least 63 people were killed and more than 300 others injured when a suicide bomber linked to an Islamic terror group blew himself up in a children's park in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's Punjab, where Christians celebrated Easter, officials and Christians said.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Islamic Militants Open Fire On Catholic School; Three Injured


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Anarkali-St-Francis-SchoolLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants opened fire on a Catholic school in Pakistan's city of Lahore Friday, April 17, injuring a Christian student and two security guards, church sources and rights activists said.

BREAKING NEWS: Pope Francis Condemns Church Bombings In Pakistan; 14 Killed


By Christopher R. Altieri with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos


VATICAN CITY/LAHORE (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis on Sunday, March 15, appealed for peace and solidarity with Pakistan's "persecuted" Christian minority after bombings at two churches in Lahore left at least 14 people dead and scores of others wounded. He also accused the world of trying to hide the persecution of Christians.

BREAKING NEWS: 10 Killed In Church Bombings In Lahore, Pakistan (Update)

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
churchnowLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Bombings rocked two churches in a Christian area of Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, killing 10 people and injuring dozens, several reports and officials said. Islamic militants linked to Pakistan's Taliban group claimed responsibility for Sunday's blasts in the Youhanabad neighbourhood.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Police Kill 'Blasphemy'Man; Mob Burns Christian Couple


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

pakistan_christiansLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani policeman used an axe to kill a suspect arrested on blasphemy allegations, a day after a mob murdered a Christian man and his pregnant wife for the same alleged crime, BosNewsLife learned Friday, November 7.