By Stefan J. Bos with reports from the United States and Afghanistan WASHINGTON/KABUL (BosNewsLife)-- The president of a US-based group helping Christians persecuted for their faith has expressed outrage that United States military personnel haveburned confiscated Bibles in Afghanistan.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, USA (BosNewsLife)-- A gunman in full combat gear killed and wounded dozens of people during a Sunday service at a small Baptist church in the southern U.S. State of Texas, before he was shot and killed by police, witnesses and officials said.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his wife said Saturday. Saying "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind" Armstrong captivated the world by carefully walking on the lunar surface.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos LOS ANGELES, USA (BosNewsLife)-- A professor at the government-funded University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) has prohibited a graduating student from saying "I want to thank my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ," in her own graduation speech, amid a heated debate over using that name in public across the United States, BosNewsLife established Wednesday, June 3.
By Rodney Drinnen, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from the United States WASHINGTON D.C., USA (BosNewsLife)-- Chaplains working at a hospice home in the U.S. state of Florida are no longer allowed to say "God"in inspirational messages to staff members, as part of a wider trend in the United States, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, March 21.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Christian activists on Monday, March 10, welcomed a report by the top human rights authority of Mexico's southwestern Oaxaca state which recommends to compensate evangelical Christians for "torture" and damage done to their forcibly closed church building. In a report, the Oaxaca State Ombudsman’s Office confirmed what it views as serious religious freedom violations in the municipality of San Juan Ozolotepec.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Gunmen opened fire in the Washington DC Navy Yard killing as many as 13 people and injuring 10 others in what appeared a terror attack, just days after the nation remembered the victims of the September 11 acts of terrorism. Security forces in America's capital were still searching for at least one gunman.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Some 25 evangelical Christians have refused to leave a troubled area in Mexico's western Jalisco state despite facing persecution in an area where members of the Wixárika tribe hold pagan rituals involving the use of a hallucinogenic drug and sacrifices offered to their 'gods', Christian leaders say.
By BosNewsLife News Center WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- United States President Barack Obama was to limit his participation in the annual "National Day of Prayer," Thursday, May 7, to signing a proclamation, disappointing both Christian conservatives and atheists who want to end the tradition.