Sudan Detains Christians; Churches Demolished

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By BosNewsLife Africa ServiceSudanese-President-Omar-al-Bashir KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese authorities have detained several pastors and other Christians following church demolitions and burnings as part of attempts to impose strict Islamic rule in the African nation, several sources told BosNewsLife.

Christians Under Attack in Sudan

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service bashirKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan faced another tense day Wednesday, April 29, amid reports that followers of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir have intensified attacks on Christians and others they believe support the International Criminal Court's recent decision to prosecute the president for his alleged involvement in atrocities in the Darfur region.

Sudan Army Kills 11 Christians In Airstrikes; Priests Detained

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos cleansingKHARTOUM/JUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Islamist-run Sudan have ushered in the New Year amid ongoing airstrikes by Sudanese government forces that killed at least 11 believers before and after Christmas, while two priests remained detained for converting a Muslim.

Sudan Detains Dozens Of Christians; Violence Kills 60

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service sudan-map-2KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Sudanese Christians were thought to be trapped in a Sudanese prison Saturday, February 23, as violence raged in renewed fighting between two Arab tribes, killing scores of people. At least 55 Christians were detained by the government of Sudan over two weeks ago on "false accusations" of allegedly receiving money from foreign countries, including Israel, according to Christians with close knowledge about the case.

Sudan Destroys Church Building Amid Anti-Christian Campaign

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service presidentsudanKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in Sudan's largest city were without a place of worship Sunday, February 23 after authorities of the heavily Sunni Muslim nation destroyed their church building, local Christians and activists said.

Dozens Of Christians Killed In South Sudan, Sudan

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service South-Sudan-Sudan.JUBA/KHARTOUM (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in South Sudan and neighboring Sudan are mourning their dead, amid new revelations of massacres by Muslim fighters. Among those who died are scores of female church workers who were killed last month while seeking refuge at a church in the central South Sudanese town of Bor, Christians said.

Christians of South Sudan Facing Death And Detention

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan and newly created South Sudan face possible detention, beatings and even death amid a "deteriorating humanitarian situation" with thousands of people being killed this year alone, aid workers and Christians said in statements obtained by BosNewsLife Sunday, January 22.

Group Plans Rescue 3,400 Christians From Sudan Amid Eradication Threat

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sudanwoman By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian aid group says preparations are underway to "rescue" a further 3,400 Christians from  Sudan where the "increasingly aggressive Islamic government" is "seeking to eradicate Christianity."

BREAKING NEWS: Sudan Pregnant Christian Facing Death For “Adultery”, “Apostasy”

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service sudan-map-2 KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian mother in late term pregnancy faced imminent death in Sudan on Tuesday, May 13, after a court convicted her of "adultery" and "apostasy", punishable by 100 lashes and execution respectively, BosNewsLife learned.

Islamic Militants Kidnap 100 Eritrean Christians In Libya, Sudan

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service eritrea_wire1ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have abducted some 100 Eritrean Christians, including women and children, in two separate kidnappings in Libya and Sudan, well-informed activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.