“Deeply Troubling” – Terrorism Now Biggest Threat to Christians, Report Warns (ANALYSE)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent IRAQWASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians will find little comfort in the U.S. State Department’s recently released International Religious Freedom Report. It confirms what many Christians already knew: The new phenomenon of non-state terrorism has supplanted oppression by government to become the main threat to religious freedom.

Cuba Frees Catholic Dissident Ferrer

By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Prominent Catholic dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer was free Monday, August 6, after he was detained for some 36 hours in Cuba's eastern city of Holguin.

NEWS ALERT: Venezuela Catholics Urge Religious Freedom In Post-Chavez Era

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos hugo_chavez_cuba_AP235827799625_620x350CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BosNewsLife)-- An influential Catholic relief group says it hopes Venezuela's government will respect religious rights again in the South American nation following the death of President Hugo Chavez, whose Socialist revolution allegedly threatened the Catholic Church.

AMERICA WATCH: Broadcaster Airing U.S. Day Of Prayer Despite Court Ruling

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife 0415-national-day-prayer_jpg_full_600WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- International Christian broadcaster GOD Television was to air Thursday, May 6, the United States' National Day of Prayer (NDP), amid concerns among Christians that the annual event may be banned following a controversial court ruling.

BREAKING NEWS: US Christians Pray After Nightclub Attack Kills 50; More Violence Feared

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos os-deputies-investigating-fatal-shooting-outside-florida-mall-20160205ORLANDO, FLORIDA (BosNewsLife)-- Prayer vigils are held in the U.S. state of Florida and nationwide for all victims of the country's worst-ever shooting incident that killed 50 people and injured 53 in a gay nightclub, Christian officials said.

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 Christians Attacked Ahead Of Pope’s Visit, Group Claims

By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists said Friday, March 9, they have detected an "increase in religious freedom violations" in Cuba ranging from preventing people to attend church services, to the seizure of church land, harassment, beatings and imprisonment of church leaders.

BREAKING NEWS: American Evangelist David Wilkerson Dies At 79

By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST/NEW YORK (BosNewsLife)-- World famous evangelist David Wilkerson, who founded Times Square Church in New York City and authored the best-selling book, "The Cross and the Switchblade," has died, BosNewsLife learned Friday April 29. He was 79.

Colombia FARC Rebels Close Churches, Kill Pastors

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos colombia_farc-rebels-march-in-la-macarenapreview1BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in south-eastern Colombia face a difficult Christmas amid reports that at least 150 churches have been closed down by leftist rebels. Open Christian worship and other religious activities are forbidden in the rural areas controlled by the rebels, known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP), BosNewsLife monitored Thursday, December 19.

BREAKING NEWS: Focus On Family President Dobson Resigns

By BosNewsLife News Center dobson2-300x285WASHINGTON D.C., USA (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of one of the United States' most influential Christian family groups has resigned.

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