Algeria Closing Churches Over “Unauthorized Worship”

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Algeria have appealed for prayers after authorities closed churches...

The Dilemmas of Prayer (Column)

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Martin Roth By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- It is the kind of news that makes us praise God: a British Catholic newspaper reports from Algeria that Muslims in their thousands are seeking Bibles and turning up in church, wishing to learn about Christianity.

Algeria Closing Churches In Crackdown

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two more churches have been closed by courts in Muslim-dominated Algeria...

Algeria Releases Christians Held For “Insulting Islam” On Ramadan

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By Joseph C. DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Algerian court has acquitted two Christians of breaking the Ramadan fast despite the prosecution's demand that they be punished for "insulting Islam," BosNewsLife learned Sunday, October 16.

Algeria Closing Protestant Church In Crackdown

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service 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.

Algeria Mob Prevents Protestant Church Services

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high in a northern Algerian city Monday, January 3, after a Muslim mob reportedly prevented Christian converts from holding a Christmas service and threatened to kill their church pastor.

Algeria Orders Closure Of Protestant Churches

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Algerian authorities have ordered the closure of seven Protestant churches in Algeria's Bejaia region on charges of "disobeying a law regulating worship" and Christians on Thursday, May 26, feared more prosecution in the overwhelmingly-Muslim nation, church officials said.

Algeria Christians Prosecuted For Eating During Ramadan

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By Joseph C. DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service
AIN EL HAMMAN, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christian construction workers are on trial in Algeria for not observing the Muslim fast of Ramadan, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, September 22.

Algeria Sentences Christian For Evangelism

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service algeriaALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Algerian court has fined a former Muslim, who converted to Christianity for evangelism, in a case that activists warned would further undermine religious freedom in the North African nation.

Algeria Detains Christians For ‘Illegal’ Worship

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Five Algerian Christians remained jailed in north-eastern Algeria Tuesday, November 1, after they were reportedly detained this weekend for "worshiping in an unregistered location."