By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Xavier P. Williams reporting from Pakistan LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife) Several people were injured when anti-Christian mob violence broke out again in the Pakistani city of Lahore, the scene of suicide bombings against two churches in March that killed 17 worshippers. Christians in the area told BosNewsLife that angry Muslims, some armed, opened fire, ransacked churches, destroyed homes and attacked residents. Many Christians were reportedly fleeing the area.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BRUSSELS/LAHORE (BosNewsLife)-- Two leading Christian legislators in the European Parliament (EP) have urged the European Union and Pope Francis to help free a Christian mother, whose death sentence for "blasphemy" was upheld by a Pakistani court.
By BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Xavier P. William reporting from Pakistan ABBOTTABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A pregnant Christian housemaid is in critical condition following alleged torture by Pakistani police, an incident that rights activists say underscores widespread violence against Christian domestic workers in this heavily Islamic Asian nation.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife correspondents in Pakistan and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center LAHORE/STOCKHOLM (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Swedish missionary who was shot by a gunman while doing Christian work in Pakistan has died from her wounds, her Swedish church confirmed Thursday, December 13.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical Pakistani pastor was recovering of his injuries Tuesday, October 9, after he was shot by suspected Islamic militants who oppose his Christian activities, an advocacy group said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Five Christian families have been forced to leave their village in Pakistan's Punjab province after a Christian teenager was accused of “blasphemy” against Islam on social media, Christians told BosNewsLife.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian man from Pakistan has been raped and murdered by angry Muslims, for making love with his Muslim girl friend and refusing to convert to Islam, a Christian rights group said.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife THE HAGUE/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Dutch parliamentarians urged the Netherlands and the European Union on Monday, August 20, to demand freedom for a Christian girl who has been jailed in Pakistan on charges of blasphemy against Islam.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Pakistan remained concerned Monday, May 23, over the situation of Pastor Ashraf Paul and his family after they reportedly narrowly survived a drive by shooting by suspected Islamic militants in Punjab province, seriously injuring their eldest son.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian leaders in Pakistan have expressed shock and outrage that Islamic militants carried out a suicide bomb attack at a hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta killing at least 70 and injuring 120 people.