Nigeria Christians Flee As Bombs, Shootings Claim 185 Lives

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians are fleeing northern Nigeria where bomb blasts rocked the Bauchi and Kano states over the weekend, killing at least 185 people, including Christians, said rights activists and church officials Monday, January 23.

Egypt Christians Uncertain After Islamist Claims Election Victory

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's minority Christians faced more uncertainty about their future Monday, June 18, after Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi claimed victory in the country's first presidential poll since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak last year.

BREAKING NEWS: 120 Killed In anti-Christian Attacks In Kenya, Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service Nigerian_Nigeria_army_soldiers_news_01December2008_003ABUJA/NAIROBI (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Kenya and Nigeria were mourning Monday, June 16, the aftermath of two massive attacks by Islamic militants in which at least some 120 people died.

Worldwide Christians Pray For “Persecuted Church”

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Christians around the world were expected Sunday, November 13, to participate in the 'International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church' (IDOP), amid mounting concerns over a global crackdown on devoted believers.  

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Churches Attacked By Suspected Militants

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- At least two churches were attacked by suspected Islamic militants in northern Nigeria in recent days, an evangelist told BosNewsLife Saturday, May 12, following several other incidents that killed some 20 Christians.

Sudan Acquits Pastor But Other Christians Detained

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos Sudanese-President-Omar-al-Bashir KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor in Sudan has been acquitted of "obstructing a public servant's duties", activists told BosNewsLife, but other church leaders and believers remained detained Wednesday, January 6, amid an apparent government crackdown against devoted Christians in the Islamic country.

BREAKING NEWS: Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi Wins Egypt Elections; Christians Concerned (UPDATE)

(ADDS MORE COMMENTS, REACTIONS) By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)--Egypt's election commission said Sunday, June 24, that Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood movement has won Egypt's first free elections since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, adding to international concerns over the future of minority Christians.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Dozens Killed In Church Blasts

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian Christians mourned their dead Monday, December 26, after at least 35 people died in a Christmas Day bombing at a Catholic Church and at least four others in similar blasts.    

Egypt New Government Pressured To End Killings of Christians

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service egypt mourningCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's new government faced pressure to end escalating sectarian clashes Wednesday, July 17, amid reports that minority Christians are fleeing their homes after at least nine believers were killed by Islamic supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

NEWS ALERT: Egypt Christians Demand President Resigns After Deadly Protests

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service protests CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians were among millions in Egypt demanding President Mohammed Morsi's resignation on Monday, July 1, amid concerns their nation was moving rapidly towards a hardline Islamic state after at least 16 people died in several days of massive nationwide protests.

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