Concerns Mount Over Kidnapped Catholic Aid Worker In Afghanistan

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Corresponjudith-PTI-380dent BosNewsLife NEW DELHI/KABUL (BosNewsLife)-- An abducted Catholic aid worker from India remained missing in Afghanistan Thursday, June 23, despite fresh appeals for her release. Judith D'Souza, 40, was reportedly kidnapped in the capital Kabul on June 9 by a crime group specialized in abducting foreign nationals.

NEW EUROPE: Refugees Rushing To Reach Hungary Ahead Of Fence

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungarian-Serbian border area torAsotthalom8ÁSOTTHALOM, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Macedonia has seen fighting among migrants at a train station as they rush to reach Serbia and from there Hungary, a European Union member state. Refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other nations are racing to reach Hungary before it finishes building a fence to keep them out.

NEWS ALERT: Finnish Christian Workers Killed In Afghanistan (Update)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian community was left in shock Friday,  July 25, after two Finnish Christian aid workers were shot dead, officials confirmed. The two women were killed by gunmen in the western city of Herat, the latest in a series of attacks targeting Westerners, including Christian believers.

Afghanistan Militants Detained Over Kidnapping Priest

By BosNewsLife Asia Service prem_kumar1 (1)NEW DELHI/KABUL (BosNewsLife)-- Afghan security forces have detained three members of the Islamic Taliban group for their alleged involvement in kidnapping an Indian Jesuit priest working in western Herat province, officials said Thursday, June 5.

Afghan Christians Mourn Americans Killed At Hospital

By BosNewsLife News Center afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghan Christian were mourning Sunday, April 27, three Americans who were shot and killed at a Kabul hospital funded by an American Christian charity.

NEWS WATCH: European Journalists Condemn Killing Pulitzer Photographer In Afghanistan

By BosNewsLife News Center reporterssKABUL/BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on Friday, March 4, condemned "the cold blooded killing" of a prominent German photographer in Afghanistan, ahead of Saturday's presidential elections.

Afghanistan Debates Execution Christian Converts

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian minority faced more danger Monday, September 23, after a key legislator suggested that those who convert from Islam to Christianity "are to be executed," Catholics familiar with the situation said.

‘Growing Number Of Christians In Afghanistan’ Despite Death Threats

By BosNewsLife Asia and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A growing number of Afghans, including politicians, are embracing Christianity and meet in "house churches" despite death treats and attacks by Islamic militants, according to Christians rights activists and news reports monitored by BosNewsLife Friday, May 4.

India Orders Deportation Afghan Christian Widow, Daughters Despite Death Threats

By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan Christian widow and three of her daughters faced possible deportation from India to their homeland Friday, January 20, despite concerns they may be killed or jailed for “apostasy”, after a UN agency reportedly refused to grant them refugee status.  
		                

‘No Churches Left in Afghanistan,’ US Says

By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The U.S. State Department says there are no Christian churches left standing in Afghanistan after local courts backed the destruction of the last known church building in the troubled nation.

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