NEWS ALERT: Netherlands Party Condemns Indonesia Militant Threats Against Christians

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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.

‘China Government Forces Threaten To Kill House Church Leader and Family’

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service housechurchleader BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese government forces threatened to kill a prominent church leader and his family after beating him, as part of a crackdown on house churches, his supporters said Tuesday, August 20.

Pakistan Police Pressuring Family Of Raped Christian Girl

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service pakistan_christiansLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The family of an underage Christian girl who was raped by Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province is pressured by police to withdraw her case against key suspects, a leading attorney told BosNewsLife Saturday, May 25.

India Protests Against Killing Of Social Worker

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By BosNewsLife Senior Mission Correspondent Dr. John M. Lindner and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos krishnadas-1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Students in New Delhi on Sunday, June 21, joined massive protests against the alleged reluctance of authorities to detain those involved in killing a social worker who supported Christians, other religious minorities and 'lower castes' in this predominantly Hindu nation.

Report: Thousands Of Christians Attacked In India; 5 Killed

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos latestattackNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Christians faced severe persecution and at least five believers were murdered in India last year, a Catholic body said in a report monitored by BosNewsLife Tuesday, February 10. The report released by the India-based Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) documented 120 attacks on Christians and their institutions, including churches, across India in 2014 alone.

BREAKING NEWS: Survivors Searching For Loved Ones After Pakistan Blast Kills 72

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By Xavier P. William, Special Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Lahore, Pakistan extravictimsnowLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians were among those searching for loved ones Monday, March 28, after a suicide bomber ripped through the laughter of children killing at least 72 people and injuring more than 350 in a park in Pakistan's second-largest city of Lahore, where the Christian community celebrated Easter.

Churches Urged To Join Global Prayers For Persecuted Christians

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian aid group has urged churches to join the November 3 ‘International Day of...

BREAKING NEWS: China Detains Leaders Of World Evangelism Congress Lausanne

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese authorities have detained at least 10 "house" church leaders who were involved in a world evangelism congress, a well-informed religious rights group said Wednesday, April 27.  

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Postpones Christian Woman’s Death Sentence Appeal

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifebibi ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- After waiting seven years in jail, Pakistan's first Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy had her final Supreme Court appeal adjourned, as angry Muslims packed the court room to demand her execution.

‘China Jails Pastor and Church For Refusing To Worship China’s President’; Prayers Urged

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists urge prayers for some 100 jailed Chinese Christians including a prominent evangelical pastor who condemned China's Communist "regime" for "forcing" its citizens to treat President Xi Jinping like a god.