Persecution, Prayer in Pakistan; Simple Calendar Showing God’s Hand Amid Suffering (Column)


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

Martin RothMELBOURNE/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife Columns)-- I have just received a surprising gift from some returning missionaries. It's a small 2015 calendar, with each month’s page depicting a color photograph of a church. An accompanying card tells me that these are all vibrant churches, full of joyful worshippers who love to sing the praises of Jesus.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi In High Court Over Death Sentence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
Asia Bibi to be executed?ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court will hear the appeal of a Pakistani woman who has been "languishing in prison since 2009" after she was sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy against Islam, amid hope her conviction may be overturned, advocacy officials involved in the case told BosNewsLife Saturday, March 15.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Militants Threaten To Kill Christian Lawyer


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent
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PATTOKI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The chief lawyer defending Christian women who were reportedly sexually abused by activists of Pakistan's ruling party said Monday, June 24, that Muslim militants have threatened to kill him if he and his legal team continue with this case or others, including attacks on a Christian neighborhood and rape.

Pakistan Police Pressuring Family Of Raped Christian Girl


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

pakistan_christiansLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The family of an underage Christian girl who was raped by Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province is pressured by police to withdraw her case against key suspects, a leading attorney told BosNewsLife Saturday, May 25.