BREAKING: Syria Christians, Aid Workers Ask Prayers After Deadly Chemical Attack

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



DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers and local believers in Syria have urged prayers and assistance after President Bashar Assad's forces were accused of launching a chemical weapons attack killing at least 70 people and injuring many more.

BREAKING NEWS: North Korea "Ordered" Abduction Christian Missionary


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifekimm

SEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's ruling regime ordered the abduction of a Christian missionary involved in contacts with the persecuted but thriving underground church in the Communist-run nation, an official and other Christians with close knowledge about the situation told BosNewsLife.

Churches Destroyed In Indonesia's Aceh Province After Deadly Clashes


By BosNewsLife Asia ServiceIndonesiachristians

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic authorities in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province have begun destroying several small churches after hardline Muslims demanding their reportedly killed at least one Christian.

Belarus Pastor Facing Criminal Charges As Police Raid Churches


By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

lukashenko1MINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Christians say a pastor in southeast Belarus may face criminal charges after police raided his church venue during a Sunday worship service as part of a wider government crackdown on devoted believers in the autocratically-ruled former Soviet nation.

BREAKING NEWS: President Obama Suggests Gun Control After Church Massacre; Mourns Victims (UPDATE)

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By BosNewsLife Americas Service

1obama-shooting_635x250_1434646261WASHINGTON/CHARLESTON (BosNewsLife)-- U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday, June 18, that the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal in Charleston, South Carolina, would "rise again" after nine people were killed there by a white gunman, but he also suggested it was time for a fresh debate on gun control in his nation.