Turkey Sends US Pastor To Prison On “Terrorism” Charges

By BosNewsLife News Center ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of an American pastor who has been detained for more than two months in Turkey has asked for prayers after her husband was reportedly sent to prison on terrorism related charges.

BREAKING NEWS: Pope Calls Mass Killings Armenians ‘First Genocide’ Of 20th Century

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife VATICAN CITY, VATICAN (BosNewsLife)-- In historic remarks Pope Francis marked the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of mainly Christian Armenians by calling it "the first genocide of the 20th century," a move that was expected to provoke anger in Turkey.

Turkey’s Evangelical Churches Receive Death Threats From Islamic State

By BosNewsLife News Center Erdogan3ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- At least 20 evangelical churches in Turkey have reportedly received death threats from the Turkish branch of terror group Islamic State. The messages, sent to church members via social media website Facebook, email and mobile phone texts, include "upsetting videos and pictures", Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife.

Perilous Future For Turkey’s Christians After Murders Anniversary

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent reporting from Turkey malayta-victims-300x156ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- The recent eight anniversary of the torture and slaying of three men at a Turkish Christian publishing house – for which no one has ever been convicted - has raised questions about the future for Christianity within Turkey, commentators say.

Turkey Convicts Murderer Of Turkish Armenian Journalist

By BosNewsLife News Center ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Istanbul has sentenced the main suspect in the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink to 22 years imprisonment.

Turkey Frees US Evangelist But Deportation Threat Remains

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos,

evangelistISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- American evangelist David Byle, who faces deportation from Turkey for "endangering public order”, has thanked his supporters for their prayers after he was unexpectedly released.

US Pastor Jailed In Turkey Publishes Worship Song

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- An American pastor jailed in Turkey on controversial security charges has published a song to raise awareness about his unrelenting faith in Jesus Christ, his wife and friends say.

BREAKING NEWS: Turkish Man Charged In Murder Bishop

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service bishopISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- A Turkish court on Friday, June 4, charged a Turkish man with murdering a Roman Catholic bishop -- the latest in a series of violent attacks against the country's tiny Christian minority.

NEWS ALERT: Turkey Jails Officers Over Killing Christians

By BosNewsLife News Center ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- A Turkish court on Monday, March 21, ordered five military officers and two civilians jailed as part of an investigation into the 2007 killings of three Christians at a Bible-publishing house.  

Critics Doubt Turkey’s Pledge To Return Church Properties

By BosNewsLife News Center
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Turkey's government has pledged to return hundreds of properties confiscated from the country's Christian and Jewish minorities, but critics say the decree does not go far enough.

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