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.

Mexico State Urged To Compensate Evangelical Christians For Suffering


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

evangelicals-300x203MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Christian activists on Monday, March 10, welcomed a report by the top human rights authority of Mexico's southwestern Oaxaca state which recommends to compensate evangelical Christians for "torture" and damage done to their forcibly closed church building. In a report, the Oaxaca State Ombudsman’s Office confirmed what it views as serious religious freedom violations in the municipality of San Juan Ozolotepec.

US House Calls For Mideast Religious Rights Envoy


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

christiansegyptWASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- A key rights official has "praised" a U.S. House of Representatives resolution for the creation of a special diplomatic envoy for religious freedom in the Middle East.

NEWS WATCH: Opposition Doubts Moscow Mayor’s Outright Victory

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

navalnyMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions are rising in Moscow after an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed a narrow victory in Sunday's mayoral race, while a leading opposition candidate demanded a second election round for the Russian capital's top job.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Woman Facing Execution Rescued; Family Moved To Sri Lanka (Update)


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

pakistan_christiansISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian woman who potentially faced the death penalty in Pakistan for blasphemy against Islam has been moved to Sri Lanka with her husband and daughter, an official told BosNewsLife, just hours after Canada admitted it had rescued another prosecuted, mentally challenged, Christian girl.

BREAKING NEWS: Two Church Of Iran Christians Freed On Bail


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



TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two of the seven Christians from the evangelical Church of Iran movement who were jailed following last month's raid on a house church have been released after being forced to post bail of tens of thousands of dollars, a church official confirmed late Friday, November 2.