BosNewsLife Week in Review: Christians Killed, Jews Called ‘Security Risk’ By Extremists (Nov.25-Dec.2)

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest bosnewslifelogo BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's November 25-December 2 news week began with a massive explosion as at least five people were killed and dozens injured when a suicide bomber drove a car full of explosives into a church inside the Jaji military barracks in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state.

NEWS ALERT: Colombia Pastor Assassinated By Suspected Paramilitaries

By BosNewsLife News Center child_soldiers2BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Colombian pastor has been shot and killed at his home in front of his wife and church members, the latest in a series of deadly attacks against Christians in the South American nation, Christian rights investigators said Monday, September 14.

China Urged Not To Repatriate North Korean Defectors

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BEIJING/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have urged China not to forcibly repatriate ten North Korean defectors, including a four-year-old child, who were detained by police in Shenyang city.

Billy Graham’s Music Director Cliff Barrows Dies At 93

By BosNewsLife News Center cliffbarrowsphoto CHARLOTTE, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Cliff Barrows, the longtime music and program director for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) who accompanied the famed evangelists for decades, has died after a brief illness. He was 93. Barrows died Tuesday, November 15, at Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville, the BGEA said.

NEWS ALERT: Billy Graham Chaplains “Spread Hope” In Tornado Stricken Oklahoma

By BosNewsLife Americas Service Tornado devastates Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Crisis-trained chaplains linked to famed evangelist Billy Graham have arrived "to help spread home" in the U.S. midwestern state of Oklahoma where a rare and powerful tornado claimed at least 24 lives, injured 230 and left dozens missing, officials said.

Cuba Demolishing House Church Amid Wider Crackdown

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos christians HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)- An evangelical pastor and his family were homeless Monday, July 7, after government forces destroyed their home in eastern Cuba which was used as a house church, Christians said.

BREAKING: World Remembers ‘America’s Pastor’ as Billy Graham Dies At 99

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife and BGEA WASHINGTON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Billy Graham, the famed evangelist who became known as “America’s Pastor” and was a personal counselor to American presidents, has died at the age of 99, his family spokesman confirmed.

Study Christian Persecution Grim And Hopeful

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior ColumnistMusims-Burn-Christian-Homes-in-Pakistan-Christian-Persecution WASHINGTON/ROME (BosNewsLife Columns)-- We are to learn much more about the current state of Christian persecution from an innovative three-year global research project, and – no surprise – the early findings are distressing. But amidst the gloom are some significant rays of hope.

Canada Law Society Rejects Christian Graduates (Update)

(Following article updates a previous version and makes clear that it is a proposed law school). By BosNewsLife Americas Service UniversitySTREETSVILLE, CANADA (BosNewsLife)-- A Canada-based Christian rights group has urged Canadian believers to pray for religious freedom in their country after British Colombia Law Society refused to accredit graduates of a major Christian university. The Voice Of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC) said graduates of Trinity Western University (TWU) law school would "not longer be able to practise law" in Canada's western British Columbia province.

Cuba Communist Party ‘Confirms’ Church Crackdown In Leaked Video

By BosNewsLife Americas Services HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A leaked video appears to show a Cuban Communist Party official openly confirming a government strategy to target churches affiliated with the fast growing Apostolic Movement, a protestant network.

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