Sudan Army Kills 11 Christians In Airstrikes; Priests Detained

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.

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

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."

Sudan Police Flog Christian Girls for Wearing Pants, report

By BosNewsLife Africa Service sudan_womenKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- An international Christian rights group expressed concerns Wednesday over reports that Sudanese officials flogged several Christian women for wearing pants.

Sudan Government Seizes Churches, Detains Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos sudanchristiansKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in Sudan face a new government crackdown involving the detention of several church leaders and members as well as the seizure of properties, BosNewsLife learned Friday April 15.

BREAKING NEWS: Traffickers Threaten To Kill Eritrean Christian Hostage

By BosNewsLife Africa Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Time was running out Thursday, November 22, for an abducted Christian Eritrean man in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after his kidnappers told him to pay $25,000 or face “organ harvesting” and be killed, he and Christian rights activists said.

Sudan Bans Church Construction

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent sudan-map1 KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)– Sudan's besieged Christian minority faced more difficulties Thursday, May 8, after the government warned that no new licenses would be granted for church construction.

Sudan Christians Flee Bloodshed; Attacks Continue

By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan were among thousands of refugees Wednesday, May 25, amid several attacks against them and fears of a new civil war between the Arab-dominated north and the Christian-animist south, which voted overwhelmingly to secede in a January referendum.

Sudan Christians Urge Prayers Amid Widespread Killings

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ap-lra-josephine-near-the-border-with-sudan-eng-210-9feb091KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese Christians have urged fellow believers around the world to pray for them as armed groups are kidnapping and killing church leaders and other Christians, an advocacy group with close knowledge about the situation told BosNewsLife Tuesday , September 15.

Ethiopia Court Jails Over 500 Muslims for Mass Church Burnings

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Ethiopian court sentenced 579 Muslims from three to 18 months in prison for a week of violence against Christians that left one dead and 69 churches destroyed by fire, BosNewsLife learned Friday June 24.

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

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.

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