Iranian Women Demand Release Christian Converts

By BosNewsLife News Center maryam-and-mazrieh-2-150x15011TEHRAN/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Women dressed in white have gathered outside the Iranian embassy in London as part of a prayer vigil to highlight the plight of two female Christian converts from Islam who have been held at Evin Prison in Teheran “without charge” for the last six months, organizers said.

NEWS ALERT: Egypt Christian Conference Cancelled Over Security Concerns

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife 389191CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A gathering of Christian leaders from across the Middle East that was to be held in Egypt next month has been postponed due to "security concerns," organizers confirmed to BosNewsLife Saturday, November 14.

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Christians Worship As Islamic Militants Attack And Kill (Nov.11-17)

By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The November 11-17 newsweek was marked by reports of Islamic militants attacking churches and, in at least one case, beheading a young Christian man "for leaving Islam", though believers continued to gather in worship expressing their faith in Christ and in their future.

Iran Frees Four Christian Converts; Others Jailed

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BAGHDAD, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran this month released at least four former Muslims who were detained because of their conversion to Christianity and Christian activities, according to friends and rights activists.

Worldwide Christians Pray For “Persecuted Church”

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Christians around the world were expected Sunday, November 13, to participate in the 'International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church' (IDOP), amid mounting concerns over a global crackdown on devoted believers.  

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Detains Members Of Church of Iran Movement

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Christians from Iran's largest evangelical house church movement were detained while attending a prayer service in a home late Friday, October 12, religious rights activists told BosNewsLife.

Detained Iranian Christians Preparing For Christmas Behind Bars

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service
TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians in Iran prepared Wednesday, December 22, to spend Christmas behind bars, including at least two Iranian pastors who face the death penalty on charges of 'apostasy', or abandoning Islam.

REPORTS: Iran Seizes Thousands Of Bibles; Destroys Church

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian authorities seized thousands of Bibles in north-west Iran and destroyed a church in the Islamic country's south-east as part of a wider crackdown on Christianity, Iranian Christians said in messages monitored by BosNewsLife Tuesday, August 16.  

BREAKING NEWS: US Pastor Beaten In Iran Prison Amid Death Threats

saeed_abedini By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)--Iranian-born American pastor Saeed Abedini is recovering of injuries after he was "viciously beaten" in prison where he is serving an eight year sentenced on charges linked to evangelism and planting churches in Iran, several sources said.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Tells Jailed Pastor Irani To “Repent” Or Remain In Prison

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife Irani-Benham-with-family-300x199KARAJ, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor who has been jailed in Iran for his Christian activities says he has been told by a court to remain behind bars because he "did not change". Speaking to BosNewsLife through an interpreter, Pastor Behnam Irani made clear he remained faithful to Christ, despite court pressure to return to Islam.

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