By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting from BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos from Jakarta JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of people in Indonesia are becoming Christians, despite efforts by authorities and militants to halt this trend, according to an extensive BosNewsLife investigation. Amid the turmoil, the world's largest Muslim nation experiences unprecedented church growth. Following are links to the SEVEN latest stories about the trials and triumphs of those seeking Christ or who raise debate about Indonesia's attitudes towards minorities. Click on the headline or read more. Media can reach reporter Stefan J. Bos for interviews or additional audio via email@example.com or +36 70 31 71 611
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta, Indonesia JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians prayed as Indonesia's capital Jakarta was bracing for a...
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Johan Th. Bos in the Netherlands and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center AMSTERDAM/JAKARTA (BosNewsLife)-- The Dutch far right Party for Freedom (PVV) says the Netherlands should demand that Indonesia improves protection of Christians amid reports that hard-line Muslims prepare for a religious war with that country's Christian minority.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Muslim protesters have prevented a Protestant church from holding its Sunday service in Indonesia's province of West Java after similar incidents elsewhere in this heavily Islamic nation, Christians said Thursday, November 15.
BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Worship Amid Deadly Blasts, Closing Churches, Saying Farewell (Oct.27-Nov.3)
By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's October 27-November 3 newsweek was marked by reports of deadly attacks against Christians, church closures, detentions, a violent storm and saying farewell to one of the news agency's own giants.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians in Indonesia were recovering of shock Wednesday, December 26, after Muslims threw rotten eggs, manure and bags with urine at Christians trying to celebrate Christmas, witnesses said.
BosNewsLife Asia Service JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned to the troubled district of Masohi in Indonesia's Central Maluku province, where angry Muslims torched churches, dozens of homes and other properties after a Christian teacher allegedly made comments insulting Islam, rights investigators said Wednesday, December 17.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service and BosNewsLife Asia Service TRIPOLI/JAKARTA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in two heavily Islamic nations were struggling Thursday, March 21, as believers in Libya faced rebuilding their torched church while half-a-world away in Indonesia, Christians were ordered to dismantle their place of worship.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- A major Christian rights group has urged Indonesia’s Constitutional Court to repeal blasphemy laws that it claims have been "widely misused to persecute religious minorities" in the Islamic country.