Churches Attacked Across India On Palm Sunday

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian groups in India have urged authorities to increase protection of churches during the Easter season after at least five churches in the country were reportedly targeted on by Hindu extremists and government officials. The Palm Sunday attacks included disrupting worship services and prayer gatherings, the detention of pastors, their wives and other church members, as well as the beating by a mob of a pastor for allegedly violating "anti-conversion laws".

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Government Condemns Church Attack; Four Killed


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

egypt-200x0-199x3002CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt’s government and religious leaders have condemned an attack outside a Coptic church in Egypt's capital Cairo that killed four people, including an 8-year-old girl.

NEWS WATCH: North Korea Starts Nuclear Sites With Christians Trapped In Prison Camps

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center
kimPYONGYANG/MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's autocratic leader has announced the restart of all nuclear facilities for both military use and electricity, adding to concerns about hundreds of thousands of inmates, including many Christians, who remain trapped in prison camps.

'India Evangelist and Mother Jailed For Evangelism in Karnataka' (UPDATE)

(ADDS RELEASE ON BAIL, CHANGING LEAD, ADDS COMMENT)
By BosNewsLife Asia Service

india_-_0821_-_volantino1-300x214-1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Indian evangelist and his mother have been jailed in India's southwestern state of Karnataka for their evangelism activities amid a wider crackdown on Christians in the region, their supporters told BosNewsLife Monday, February 18.