Ethiopia Destroys Evangelical Church Building; 100 Christians Forced Underground

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Ethiopian-Church By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Some 100 evangelical Christians in eastern Ethiopia were without a central place for worship Friday, December 5, after local authorities destroyed their church building, a church official and rights activists said.

Ethiopia Detains Evangelist For “Terrorism, Treason”

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ethiopian.christians.help ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian evangelist remained behind bars in an Ethiopian prison Wednesday, June 26,nearly three months after he was detained on trumped-up charges of "terrorism and treason" because of his Christian faith and activities, rights activists said.

BREAKING NEWS: Thousands Of Christians Flee Deadly Violence In Ethiopia; Churches Burned

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ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Christians are fleeing violence in western Ethiopia where Muslim extremists killed several Christians and burned dozens of churches, rights activists and officials said Wednesday March 9.

Report: ‘Pastors Beheaded In Ethiopia’

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian activists say two Ethiopian pastors have been beheaded in Ethiopia as violence spreads against devoted Christians....

Ethiopia Evangelist Killed, Pregnant Wife Injured

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ADDIS ABABA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Ethiopia were mourning Thursday, April 28, after Muslim extremists reportedly killed an evangelist and assaulted his pregnant wife.

International Concern Over Detained Ethiopian Christians

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ethiopian.christians.help ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An influential rights group says three Christian men have been "wrongfully arrested" in southern Ethiopia and that two of them face years of imprisonment for refusing to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ and return to Islam.

BREAKING NEWS: Ethiopia Mourns 30 Christians Killed By Islamic State

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By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos IslamicState By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ADDIS ABABA/TRIPOLI (BosNewsLife)-- Ethiopia began three days of national mourning Tuesday, April 21, for dozens of Ethiopian Christians who were shown being killed by Islamic State (IS) group militants in Libya after they apparently refused to convert to Islam.

Aid Workers: ‘Hundreds of Christians Slaughtered In Ethiopia’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Muslim militants have killed hundreds of Christians, including pregnant women, children, and whole...

Ethiopia Detains Bible Distributor On “Terrorism” Charges

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern Friday, February 19, that Ethiopian authorities would press "terrorism" charges against a Christian convert who has been detained since May for distributing Bibles and abandoning Islam, well-informed Christians said.