NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Mother’s Death Sentence Sparks Outrage In Europe, Churches

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

bibinowBRUSSELS/LAHORE (BosNewsLife)-- Two leading Christian legislators in the European Parliament (EP) have urged the European Union and Pope Francis to help free a Christian mother, whose death sentence for "blasphemy" was upheld by a Pakistani court.

Pakistan ‘Blasphemer’ In Jail After Riots Rock Lahore; 180 Christian Homes Burned

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Xavier P. William in Lahore, Pakistan
LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A rights group has defended its controversial decision to help police detain a Christian man whose alleged offensive remarks about Islam's Prophet Muhammad prompted angry Muslims to torch as many as 180 Christian-owned homes, shops and two churches in eastern Pakistan.

Kuwait Introducing Death Sentence For Blasphemy

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT (BosNewsLife)– Kuwait's parliament provisionally passed amendments to its penal code Thursday, April 19, requiring the death penalty for anyone who curses Allah, the Prophet Mohammad, or his many wives.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan to Execute Christian Mother For ‘Blasphemy’

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian mother of four to death for "insulting" Islam's Prophet Muhammad, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, November 10. Asia Bibi, 45, is believed to be the first woman sentenced to death under Pakistan's blasphemy law.