Sudan Christians Mourn Murdered Believers; Church Destroyed
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan have mourned those killed in air raids by government forces, while believers in the country's capital were without a church Monday, July 7, after Sudanese authorities demolished the building.
Nigeria Girl Kidnapped For Refusing To Convert To Islam; 18 Killed In Clashes
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian school girl in Nigeria spent Easter as a hostage of Islamist militants after she refused to convert to Islam, while extremists killed more than a dozen people during the holiday, BosNewsLife learned Monday, April 2.
Rebels Attack South Sudan Churches, Priests
Listen to the full interview with Ferdinand Lugonzo: By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Vatican Radio's Laura Ieraci JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in South Sudan faced more uncertainty Tuesday, January, 28, after churches were reportedly attacked, priests forced to flee their posts, while a bishop disappeared. Among those attacked were Catholic church premises in the South Sudanese diocese of Malakal, situated in an area of the world's youngest nation, which has been hit by more than a month of fighting between South Sudanese government forces and rebels.
BosNewsLife’s Latest Twitter Feeds: Russia Plane Crash Kills 71, Christians Attacked
BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Here is a look at the latest Twitter Newsfeeds produced by BosNewsLife News Agency on Sunday 21:20 CET:
Uganda Evangelical Church Closed After Muslim Attacks
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KAMPALA, UGANDA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have appealed for prayers after an evangelical church outside Uganda's capital Kampala was reportedly closed early August after months of harassment by local Muslims in the latest attacks against Christians in the African nation. "The final blow came on August 4th when a stone was thrown through a window, striking Pastor Moreen Sanyu of the Greater Love Church in the forehead and knocking her unconscious," said advocacy group Voice Of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC).
Hundreds Killed In Nigeria Anti-Christian Violence
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militant group Boko Haram is stepping up attacks in heavily Christian towns and village in Nigeria's troubled northeast, killing more than 750 people since May 29, Christian rights activists say. News of the violence came after Boko Haram militants were pushed back by Nigeria's military when they tried to to gain access to Maiduguri, Borno State's largest city.
Burkina Faso Christians Mourn 14 Killed In Church Attack
By BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos with reporting by Devin Watkins at the Vatican and reports from Burkina Faso OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Burkina...
Central African Christians Mourn Killed Pastor; Clashes Continue
By BosNewsLife Africa Service BANGIU, CAR (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in the Central African Republic (CAR) have been plunged into mourning after a pastor was killed and his church demolished in the latest outbreak of violence, while thousands of Christians were forced to flee their homes.
Eritrea Frees Jailed Evangelical Pastor Haimanot After 11 Years
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reports from the region ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrean Pastor Oqbamichel Haimanot, who was jailed for participating in a Christian wedding and leading "outlawed" evangelical churches, has been released after 11 years behind bars, his supporters told BosNewsLife.
Christians Murdered In Burkina Faso and Cameroon
By BosNewsLife Africa Service OUAGADOUGOU/YAOUNDE (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in two African nations are forced to bury loved ones after Islamic militants killed dozens of Christians in...