Sudan Destroys Church Building Amid Anti-Christian Campaign
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in Sudan's largest city were without a place of worship Sunday, February 23 after authorities of the heavily Sunni Muslim nation destroyed their church building, local Christians and activists said.
Sudan Detains Christians; Churches Demolished
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese authorities have detained several pastors and other Christians following church demolitions and burnings as part of attempts to impose strict Islamic rule in the African nation, several sources told BosNewsLife.
Christians Killed, Abducted, In Sudan
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- The head of Sudan's Anglican church confirmed Thursday, September 3, that armed groups are killing Christians and others in the south of this predominantly Islamic country "to disrupt a peace agreement" that ended 20 years of civil war.
Christian Children Denied Food In Sudan Refugee Camps
By BosNewsLife Africa Service
KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian children are being denied food in Sudan's refugee camps unless they recite Islamic prayers, aid workers have told BosNewsLife.
NEWS ALERT: Sudan Christians Urge Prayers As Deadly Violence Overshadows Independence Vote
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
NEWS ALERT: Court Orders South Sudan Pastors To Face Possible Death Sentence
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Sudan has ruled that two South Sudanese pastors should stand trial on "espionage" and other charges that could carry the death penalty, despite international pressure to drop the case. Following a one-day hearing, the judge said July 2 there was "enough evidence" to prosecute Pastors Yat Michael and Peter Yen of the South Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church.
BREAKING NEWS: Traffickers Threaten To Kill Eritrean Christian Hostage
By BosNewsLife Africa Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Time was running out Thursday, November 22, for an abducted Christian Eritrean man in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after his kidnappers told him to pay $25,000 or face “organ harvesting” and be killed, he and Christian rights activists said.
BREAKING NEWS: Jailed Sudan Christian Gives Birth While Awaiting Execution
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KHARTOUM/PRAGUE/THE HAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese woman sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith in Jesus Christ, has given birth to a baby girl in prison, her lawyers and local sources said.
BREAKING NEWS: Sudan To Free Christian Mother On Death Row
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A woman sentenced to be hanged to death in Sudan for marrying a Christian American citizen and refusing to renounce her faith in Christ will be "freed within days", a government official said Saturday, May 31.
BREAKING NEWS: Sudan Pregnant Christian Facing Death For “Adultery”, “Apostasy”
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian mother in late term pregnancy faced imminent death in Sudan on Tuesday, May 13, after a court convicted her of "adultery" and "apostasy", punishable by 100 lashes and execution respectively, BosNewsLife learned.