Orissa Authorities Detain Christian Preachers

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By BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent Santosh Digal NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian preacher of one of India's oldest mission organizations hasbeen held in a prison in India's volatile Orissa state since December over allegations that he has links with a militant group, evangelical leaders said Friday, March 26.

BREAKING NEWS: Laos Authorities Expelling Dozens Of Christians From Village Over Faith, Activists Say

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Christians in southern Laos have been told to leave their village within 24 hours if they continue to believe in Christ and hold worship services, an advocacy group defending the Christians said Wednesday, December 21.

Christians Doubt Burma’s ‘Civilian’ Government

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A leading Christian rights group warned Thursday, March 31, that dissolving Burma's military government will not lead to "true democratic reform" for the Asian nation.

Tamil And Sinhalese Christians Unite To Overcome Aftermath Of Sri Lanka War

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service srilankaCOLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife)-- At least a quarter of a million civilians, including Christians, remained displaced Wednesday, May 27, in Sri Lanka following the government's final military crackdown on independence seeking Tamil rebels, but Tamil and Sinhalese Christians said they have united to overcome the crisis and show reconciliation is possible.

Indian Christians Rally Against Planned Execution Of Pakistan Christian

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of Indian Christians have demonstrated at the border with neighboring Pakistan against the death sentence given to Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi on charges of committing blasphemy against Islam, The Times of India news paper reported Saturday, February 19.

NEWS ALERT: 200,000 Christians In Pakistan Impacted By Deadly Flooding

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Pakistan
Christians in Kot Addu, Muzaffargarh, attempt to salvage belongings through the floodwaters. Via Barnabas FundISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Up to 200,000 Christians are among the millions impacted by deadly flooding in Pakistan BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, August 17, but the United Nations warned that only a fraction of flood victims have received any help.

China Urged To Release Detained House Church Leader

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service
BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A major rights group urged China Wednesday, August 3, to release the deputy chairman of one of China's largest umbrella groups of house churches who was sentenced last month to two years labour camp.
 

A Cross We Must Bear? (Column)

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By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist china_christianityMELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- My weekly Bible study group has been using a fascinating book titled “Cries from the Cross” by Erwin Lutzer, senior pastor at Chicago’s Moody Church. It is a short work, but full of riches, as Lutzer examines the last words of Jesus, cried out in anguish as He hung on the cross.

NEWS WATCH: Poland Confirms Execution In Pakistan Of Engineer

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife News Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos reporting from BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest pakistan_190ISLAMABAD/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland confirmed Monday, February 9, the authenticity of video footage showing the beheading in Pakistan of a Polish engineer abducted over four months ago by Islamic militants linked to the groups Taliban and possibly Al-Qaeda.

Vietnam ‘Government Assailants’ Attack Christian Center, Several Detained

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos aVietnamPolice HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists say violence against a Christian center and the detention of several believers in southeast Vietnam is the latest in a series of attacks targeting devoted Christians and unregistered churches in the Communist-run nation