BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Mob Attack Churches, Homes In Lahore (Update)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Xavier P. Williams reporting from Pakistan pakistanchurchLAHORE, 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.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Mother’s Death Sentence Sparks Outrage In Europe, Churches

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent bibinowBRUSSELS/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.

Pakistan Police “Torture” Pregnant Christian Maid

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Shot Swedish Missionary Dies After Pakistan Attack

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife correspondents in Pakistan and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center swedenLAHORE/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.

Pakistan Evangelical Pastor Shot By Militants

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.

Pakistan Christians Flee Homes After Blasphemy Accusations

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.

Pakistan Christian Man Murdered, Raped, For Having Muslim Girl Friend

By BosNewsLife Asia Service christiansfearISLAMABAD, 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.

BREAKING NEWS: Dutch, EU Legislators Urge Pakistan To Release Christian Girl; Thousands Flee

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.  

Suspected Islamic Militants Attack Pastor and Family; Son Injured

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.    

Christian Leaders Condemn Pakistan Suicide Blast; Dozens Killed

By BosNewsLife Asia Service unnamedISLAMABAD, 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.