Egypt Court Throws Out Case By Abused Elderly Christian Woman

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through the streets, forcing the family to remain in hiding, BosNewsLife learned.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Postpones Christian Woman's Death Sentence Appeal

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifebibi

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- After waiting seven years in jail, Pakistan's first Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy had her final Supreme Court appeal adjourned, as angry Muslims packed the court room to demand her execution.

Egypt Muslim Mob Assault Elderly Christian Woman, Homes Destroyed


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

Coptic_BishopCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian police have detained six men after an armed mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack in which seven Christian homes were also looted and torched, security and church officials say.

Pope Says Syrian Christian Woman Killed For Faith In Christ

By BosNewsLife News Center
refugeespopeVATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis has called a Christian Syrian woman "a martyr" after hearing she was killed by Islamic militants for refusing to deny her faith in Jesus Christ. The leader of the world's one billion Catholics told the faithful in St. Peter's Square that he spoke with the young woman's widow during his visit Saturday, April 16, to the Greek island of Lesbos where he also visited refugees held in an overcrowded detention center.

Syrian Christians Blamed For Islamic State-Like Atrocities (Column)


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- An article in The Times newspaper alleging atrocities by Christian militia in Syria has sparked some “I told you so” posts on social media, from people claiming that Christianity is inherently just as violent as Islam.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan's Highest Court Suspends Execution Of Christian Mother Bibi


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

asiabibiLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan's highest court has suspended the death sentence of Asia Bibi, the Christian mother of five who faces execution by hanging under under the country's controversial blasphemy legislation.

Former Jailed Widow Evangelist Dies In India


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

VaniNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A young widow who was jailed in India for her evangelistic activities has died of a heart attack, BosNewsLife learned Friday, March 27. Vani, 31, was reportedly detained early last year on what her supporters viewed as trumped up charges of "kidnapping a teenage girl" and "forcing" her to convert to Christianity.