NEWS ALERT: Nuns, Orphans, Released In Iraq

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

041116_iraq_christians_hmed_8a_hmedium1BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Friends expressed relief Wednesday, July 16, after five Christians, including two nuns and three orphans, were released in Iraq by Islamic militants, but concern remained about the future of Iraq's dwindling Christian community.

Morocco 'Temporarily' Frees Evangelist From Prison

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

moroccoRABAT, MOROCCO (BosNewsLife)-- A Moroccan Christian man jailed for evangelism was free Friday, October 4, after he was temporarily released, trial observers said. Mohamed el Baldi, 34, from the town of Aïn Aïcha, near Fes, was given two-and-a-half years in prison, and ordered to pay 5000 dirhams ($600) for “shaking the faith of a Muslim”, at a court hearing on September 3.

NEWS WATCH: Thousands Demand Ban On Foreign Adoptions in Russia

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

protestsrussiaMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife) Pro-Kremlin activists have rallied in central Moscow to demand that the government extends a ban on American families adopting Russian children to all foreign nationals, adding to a sense of urgency among Russian Christians to prepare for more adoptions in this large nation.

NEWS ALERT: 'India's Billy Graham' Buried In New Delhi

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from India

NEW DELHI/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of mourners have braved heavy rain to attend the burial of controversial Indian evangelist Peramangalam Porinju Job, who became a global voice for persecuted Christians in Muslim and Communist nations, a Catholic news agency reported Wednesday, August 29.

Hundreds Of Future Missionaries Graduate In India Amid Persecution

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

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of future missionaries have graduated at a Bible college in India's northern state of Rajasthan and pledged to "die for Christ" if necessary amid expected persecution, a major mission group said.

BREAKING NEWS: Morocco Deports Christian Aid Workers In Massive Crackdown

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

image004RABAT, MOROCCO (BosNewsLife)-- A baby boy was reportedly fighting for his life Saturday, March 13, after Moroccan authorities expelled his Christian foster parents and some 70 other foreign Christian aid workers for allegedly trying to convert local Muslims.