North Korea, Iran World’s “Top Persecutors” Of Christians, Report Says

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By BosNewsLife News Center with BosNewsLife's Senior Special Correspondent Johan Th. Bos reporting from the Netherlands korea_north_kimjongilAMSTERDAM/WASHINGTON D.C. (BosNewsLife)-- One of the world's largest mission agencies, Open Doors, named North Korea and Iran Wednesday, November 6, as "the worst persecutors of Christians".

Indonesia Christians Face Food Shortages After Deadly Quake

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian survivors of a massive earthquake in heavily Islamic Indonesia urgently need food, blankets,...

Malaysia Confiscates Thousands Of Bibles

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service thumb_1206370202083_0p9035954515164771KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BosNewsLife)-- Malaysia's government was still refusing Saturday, November 7, to release some 15,000 imported Bibles because the word "Allah" for God appears in them, officials said.

Indonesia’s Pentecostal Leader: ‘Accept Muslim Attacks’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of Indonesia's main Pentecostal denomination urges church members to...

Jakarta’s Christians On Edge Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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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...

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Worship Amid Deadly Blasts, Closing Churches, Saying Farewell (Oct.27-Nov.3)

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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.

Indonesia Muslims Burn Churches, Homes Over Blasphemy

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BosNewsLife Asia Service levelledJAKARTA, 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.

Indonesia Urged To Halt “Increased Violence” Against Christians, Moderate Muslims

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- An international Christian rights group has expressed "grave concerns"about increased violence against Christians and other religious minorities in Indonesia and urged the government to tackle Islamic extremism.

Indonesia Christians Fear Government Crackdown On Sunday Schools

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Indonesia fear that new religious legislation will force them to seek government approval before holding Sunday schools or confirmation classes.

Jakarta Pastor Baptizes Muslims As Church Expands

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta, Indonesia JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Peter Tumbelaka wasn't in a hurry to become the pastor...