Thinking Big – Revival in North Korea (Column)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist north-korea1SEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Koreans think big. Many churches in South Korea are, from this year, putting aside one per cent of their annual income for a special fund to help advance unification with North Korea and build up the church there.

Sri Lanka Blames Islamists For Deadly Church Bombings

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife)-- Sri Lanka's government has blamed a radical Islamist group for...

Kazakhstan Christians Face Hardship After Presidential Poll, group suggests

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest ASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Kazakh Christians gathering without government approval were expected to face more punishments after officials said Kazakhstan's long-time President Nursultan Nazarbayev won Sunday's presidential poll.

Christian Man Burned To Death In Pakistan

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man has been burned to death in north-eastern Pakistan amid growing violence against minority Christians in the Islamic Asian nation, rights activists confirmed.

NEWS ALERT: India Police Detain Hundreds Of Christians

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ChristianNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian police have detained hundreds of Christians demonstrating against attacks on churches in New Delhi and nearby areas amid concerns over a wider crackdown on Christianity in this predominantly Hindu nation.

Pakistan Boy Killed In Attack On Christian Colony

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants attacked a Christian area in Pakistan's troubled province of Balochistan killing a 7-year-old child and injuring two others, police officials and Pakistani media said.

NEWS ALERT: Vietnam House Church Attacked; 12 Injured

By BosNewsLife Asia Service HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- An unregistered house church in Vietnam's capital Hanoi faced uncertainty over where to worship Sunday, November 20, after armed men reportedly broke up their meeting, seriously injuring a dozen Christians, including women and children.

BREAKING NEWS: Burma Army “Bombs” Christian Kachin; World Urged To Intervene

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos burmaNAYPYIDAW, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A rights group urged Burma’s military on Friday, December 28, to immediately halt a major "offensive" against the mainly Christian Kachin people in the north of the Asian nation.

BREAKING NEWS: China Topples Cross From Church In Massive Crackdown

By BosNewsLife Asia Service China_Christians_AP_360_1 (1)BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese security forces took down a church's cross in eastern China early Monday, July 28, as part of a government crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity, Christians said.

INDIA WATCH: Christians Detained And Attacked Across India

By BosNewsLife International Correspondents Rodney Drinnen and Stefan J. Bos christians1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- There was renewed concern Friday, January 23, over the situation of Christians in India as several remained detained on charges of "forcible conversion" and others recovered from injuries after Hindu militants attacked homes and prayer services, Christian rights investigators said.