BREAKING NEWS: Dozens Killed In Egypt Church Blasts On Palm Sunday; Islamic State Claims Responsibility (UPDATE 3)


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

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 43 people and injured many more at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday, one of the most important days on the Christian calendar.

NEWS WATCH: Bulgaria Praying For Hope After Suicides

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

presidentSOFIA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Bulgaria has begun three days of special prayers against suicide and nationwide pessimism after at least seven people set themselves on fire while protesting against poverty and corruption.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Bombing Kills Over Dozen People


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Up to 15 people were killed and scores injured when a suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into an evangelical church in northern Nigeria Sunday, June 3, an evangelist and reporter told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: China Detains Members Of Largest House Church


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese police detained "over 100 members" of one of China's largest unregistered Protestant churches Sunday, April 10, after its members tried to hold an open-air prayer meeting in the capital Beijing, a Christian rights group said.