BREAKING NEWS: Concerns Over Philippines Christian Hostages As Rebels Extend Fight

By BosNewsLife Asia Service maximumrebelsMANILA, PHILIPPINES (BosNewsLife)-- Muslim rebels joined forces to fight government troops Thursday, September 12, raising concerns about a pastor and several other Christians who were believed to remain among some 180 hostages in the southern Philippines.  

Sri Lanka Evangelicals Attacked By Angry Mobs

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ap1107130542 (1)COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in heavily Buddhist Sri Lanka are facing attacks and death threats with authorities reluctant to intervene, according to the organization representing them. The National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL) documented several cases in recent weeks including in northwestern Mannar district .

NEWS WATCH: North Korea Starts Nuclear Sites With Christians Trapped In Prison Camps

Listen to BosNewsLife shorter report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center kimPYONGYANG/MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's autocratic leader has announced the restart of all nuclear facilities for both military use and electricity, adding to concerns about hundreds of thousands of inmates, including many Christians, who remain trapped in prison camps.

‘China To Eradicate All House Churches; Dozen Closed In Province’

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent china_prayer_450x4501BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)– China's Communist government has closed a dozen churches in Hainan Province and threatens to shut down many more as part of a "clandestine plan" to "eradicate" all unregistered house churches, an advocacy group warned Thursday, June 6.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Homes Torched, Churches Attacked After Jailing Girl

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Muslims torched Christian homes and "destroyed" a church in a slum area of Islamabad while suspected militants shot at another church outside Pakistan's capital, after the jailing of a mentally handicapped Christian girl for "blasphemy", witnesses said Tuesday, August 21.

China Court Refuses Release Christian Bookstore Owner

By BosNewsLife Asia Service mi20shi20weihanBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese Christian Shi Weihan, the owner of a Christian bookstore and a well-known house church leader, remained detained Friday, April 17, after a Beijing court refused to immediately rule on his future, trial observers said.

Sword-Wielding Man Attacks Indonesia Church Injuring 4

By BosNewsLife Asia Service JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indonesian police say a sword-wielding man who attacked a church congregation and injured four people during Sunday Mass wanted to join the Islamic State group.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Relatives Appeal Against Execution Pakistan Christian

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife at BosNewsLife News Center with BosNewsLife Asia Service
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Relatives of a Pakistani Christian mother sentenced to death for "insulting" Islam's Prophet Muhammad have filed an appeal against her conviction, BosNewsLife established Monday, November 15.

Global Christmas Celebrations Overshadowed By Violence (ROUND-UP)

By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Vatican, Africa, Asia and Middle East
VATICAN CITY/MANILA/ABUJA/BAGHDAD/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Christmas celebrations have been overshadowed by deadly violence against Christians in Africa and Asia, while several church services in the Middle East were canceled due to concerns over terror attacks.

Laos Christian Villagers Face Expulsion For Faith

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Christian villagers in southern Laos face expulsion from their homes and death threats Friday, March 21, because they refuse to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, friends told BosNewsLife.

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