By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by Robin Gomes of Vatican News and Stefan J. Bos in Budapest VATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Catholic missionaries and pastoral workers have been killed worldwide in 2018, most of them in Africa, according to the Vatican's news agen
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Russia and the West appear to be moving closer to a confrontation after Moscow challenged United States compliance with a key arms control treaty. The standoff came while U.S. ally Lithuania accused Russia of deploying nuclear-capable ballistic missiles to the nearby Kaliningrad enclave on the Baltic.
KAMPALA, UGANDA (BosNewsLife)-- Children at a Christian elementary school in eastern Uganda are still afraid to return to their classes after a Muslim militant posing as a Christian teacher attacked and injured the school director last month, BosNewsLife learned.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have urged Egypt's government to increase the security of Christians and other minorities after a 50-year-old Coptic Orthodox priest from Upper Egypt was stabbed to death, and another was wounded, by a suspected Islamic militant.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has urged an end to communal violence after Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria’s Plateau state killed 20 Christians, including children, in an apparent reprisal attack, while elsewhere a priest was shot outside his church.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reports from the region SEOUL/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- A leading coalition of advocacy and aid groups were preparing Sunday, September 9, to rescue more North Korean refugees while North Korea's regime celebrated its most powerful nuclear test yet.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- More than 120 Christians have been detained in Eritrea in a government-backed crackdown on unregistered denominations across the troubled African nation, Christian activists told BosNewsLife Thursday, June 15.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Christians have urged prayers for Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who was acquitted of apostasy in 2012 after being sentenced to death by hanging, and three other believers after they were forced to stand trial on charges of “action against national security", activists told BosNewsLife.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service CHARLESTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- A jury on Thursday, December 15, found avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof guilty of killing nine black parishioners last year when he opened fire during an apparently long-planned assault at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina.