By BosNewsLife News Center CHARLOTTE, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Cliff Barrows, the longtime music and program director for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) who accompanied the famed evangelists for decades, has died after a brief illness. He was 93. Barrows died Tuesday, November 15, at Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville, the BGEA said.
By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Foreign missionaries living in Hungary fear they will be forced to leave the country under new tax legislation, amid a wider government crackdown on religious groups.
By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist WASHINGTON/ROME (BosNewsLife Columns)-- We are to learn much more about the current state of Christian persecution from an innovative three-year global research project, and – no surprise – the early findings are distressing. But amidst the gloom are some significant rays of hope.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife HONOLULU/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- Thanking listeners for their "prayers and good thoughts," America's controversial conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was released from a Hawaii hospital, after experiencing severe chest pain and what he thought was a heart attack.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian school employees in Santa Rosa County of the U.S. state of Florida are forced to “hide in closets” to pray under a controversial court order, according to a non-profit public interest law firm.
(ADDS MORE BACKGROUND, CHANGING LEAD) By BosNewsLife Correspondents Joseph DeCaro and Stefan J. Bos BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- The immigration status of thousands of Christians fleeing bloodshed and persecution in Iraq remained uncertain Monday, November 28, due to new security measures in the United States following fresh terrorism concerns, aid workers said.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife MONROVIA/ATLANTA (BosNewsLife)-- American Christian doctor Kent Brantly, who contracted the potentially deadly Ebola virus while treating patients in Liberia, has arrived in the United States where he was put in isolation for further treatment, his charity Samaritan's Purse confirmed.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christian dissidents in Cuba were under house arrest or detained elsewhere Sunday, ahead of a visit by Pope Benedict XVI to the Communist-run island, Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife.
By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting from the United States and Israel NEWTOWN/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Christian mourners in Newtown, Connecticut, saw their prayers interrupted when they were evacuated at a Roman Catholic church as a bomb threat was reported by officials during services at the church, about a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the site of Friday's school shooting where 20 children were killed.