TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife
)-- Concerns are mounting over devoted Christians in Iran after three more believers were detained in the city of Rasht in Gilan province, as part of what activists view as an "ongoing official campaign of repression" against the country's Christian community.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife
)-- Millions of Indonesians are becoming Christians, often secretly, but authorities refuse to recognize this trend in the world's largest Muslim nation, several evangelical leaders have told BosNewsLife. At least three to four million Indonesians "turned to Christ" over the past year, according to Christian officials with very close knowledge about the situation.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta, Indonesia
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BosNewsLife
)-- Christian missionaries in the Philippines say "trigger-happy" President Rodrigo Duterte is enabling them to "spread the Gospel" and help drugs addicts and victims of Islamic terrorism. "Hundreds of thousands of users and sellers of illicit drugs have surrendered to avoid being gunned down by police under President Duterte's lethal crack-down," noted the Christian Aid Mission (CAM) group.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Here is the latest look at BosNewsLife's most compelling Twitter Newsfeeds on Monday, 23:59 CET in Budapest, including news that missionaries in the Philippines have been enabled by the country's "trigger-happy president" to preach the Gospel, though bloodshed continues. News also emerged from Mexico where priests ...
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife
)-- A Hungarian court has upheld a two-year prison sentence against an internationally respected obstetrician and midwife who advocated for home births in Hungary after years of hardline childbirth policies in this conservative-ruled nation.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife
)-- Several Protestant Christians in northwestern Nigeria were without a place to worship Sunday, December 3, after authorities closed their church as part of a crackdown on evangelism, BosNewsLife learned.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service