African Man Turns To Christ Moments Before Beheading


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ghanaian-mat.-ayariga-isis-405x330 (1)TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- An African man acknowledged his faith in Jesus Christ just moments before he was beheaded by Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya, according to new details revealed by several Christian sources. Mathew Ayairga, who well-informed Christians said originated from Chad but had also been linked to Ghana, was among 21 men killed by IS fighters for refusing to embrace Islam.

Afghan Christians Mourn Americans Killed At Hospital


By BosNewsLife News Center

afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghan Christian were mourning Sunday, April 27, three Americans who were shot and killed at a Kabul hospital funded by an American Christian charity.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Hundreds Killed By Islamic Militants, Many Kidnapped


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeriachristiansABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in volatile Nigeria were mourning their dead Good Friday, April 18, ahead of Easter, after Islamic militants killed more than 200 people and kidnapped hundreds others in the region, including two priests and a nun.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Prays, Remembers Victims Of Clashes

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with additional reporting by Vatican Radio's Linda Bordoni.
protestersmournKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Ukrainians have commemorated as many as four anti-government protesters killed in recent clashes with police. Sunday's massive prayer service in the capital Kiev came just hours after opposition leaders rejected an offer by the president to lead an interim government, as protests spread throughout the country.

Christians Mourn Victims Kenya, Pakistan Amid Global Crackdown on Christianity


By BosNewsLife Africa and Asia Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Canter and Xavier P. William in Peshawar

runningNAIROBI/PESHAWAR (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Africa and Asia tried to come to terms Friday, September 27, with the aftermath of attacks by Islamic militants that left at least some 150 people dead and hundreds injured, amid global concerns that devoted Christians are increasingly singled out by terrorists.