‘Group Seeks Massacre Niger Christians’

By BosNewsLife Africa Service NIAMEY, NIGER (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamist group Boko Haram has threatened to kill all Christians in south-eastern Niger unless they leave the...

Egypt Christians Remain Missing After Kidnappings

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service churchegyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- At least seven Egyptian Christians, including minors,  remain missing in southern Egypt after they were reportedly abducted from troubled Minya province. The abductions, thought to be carried out by members of the Muslim Brotherhood group, are among hundreds of similar cases in the last few years, right activists said.

NEWS ALERT: Islamic Nigeria Militants Launch Massive Kidnapping Of Christian Girls

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos videoABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Militants from Nigeria's feared Islamic group Boko Haram have vowed to continue kidnapping daughters of Christians after abducting hundreds of mainly Christian schoolgirls in the country's northeast.

BREAKING NEWS: Sudan Releases Pastors On Death Row But Travel Ban Remains

By BosNewsLife Africasudan-map-2 Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two South Sudanese pastors who faced the death penalty on controversial charges of espionage and other crimes have been freed, but authorities do not allow them to leave Sudan, Christians told BosNewsLife.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Easter Season Attacks Kill 80, Christians Urge Prayers

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 1_22_022306_nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian Christians appealed for prayers Tuesday, April 2, after Easter season violence in troubled central Nigeria left as many as 80 people dead and displaced some 4,500 others.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians In Fear As Dozens Are Killed

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service churchesburnedCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of people were killed Friday, August 16, in clashes between security forces and protesters prompting more fear among minority Christians.

Eritrea Detains Members Of Recognized Church

BosNewsLife Africa Serviceeritrea_wire1 ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Eritrea's capital Asmara remained concerned Thursday, May 1, over the plight of five fellow believers after they were detained while training to be pastors in the capital Asmara.

NEWS ALERT: Al-Qaida “Denies” Egypt Church Bombing As Deadly Attacks Spread

By BosNewsLife Middle East and African Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The deputy to al-Qaida's group leader Osama bin Laden accused Egypt's Christian leadership of "inciting interfaith tensions", despite reports that Egyptian Christians have been killed, injured and kidnapped in several attacks in the predominantly Islamic nation.

Global Christmas Celebrations Overshadowed By Violence (ROUND-UP)

By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Vatican, Africa, Asia and Middle East
VATICAN CITY/MANILA/ABUJA/BAGHDAD/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Christmas celebrations have been overshadowed by deadly violence against Christians in Africa and Asia, while several church services in the Middle East were canceled due to concerns over terror attacks.

NEWS ALERT: Helicopter Crash Kills Nigeria Governor Of Volatile Region

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria _64790342_nigeria_abuja_kaduna_1212ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The governor of Nigeria's troubled northern Kaduna state, who was known for promoting reconciliation between Christians and Muslims, has been killed with five other people in a helicopter crash, his party said Saturday, December 15.

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