BREAKING NEWS: Syria Rebels Release Greek Orthodox Nuns

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Listen to this report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with additional reporting by Vatican Radio's Lydia O'Kane PhotoDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Syrian Christians were rejoicing Monday, March 10, after rebels freed more than a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns ending their near four-month captivity in exchange for Syrian authorities releasing dozens of female prisoners.

Syrian Christians Blamed For Islamic State-Like Atrocities (Column)

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By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist syria-war DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- An article in The Times newspaper alleging atrocities by Christian militia in Syria has sparked some “I told you so” posts on social media, from people claiming that Christianity is inherently just as violent as Islam.

Syrian Christians Pray As Turkey’s Invasion Continues

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISTANBUL/DAMASCUS (BosNewsLife)-- Turkey's Syrian Christians urged prayers on Friday, October 11, as Turkish forces pounded northeast Syria...

BREAKING NEWS: Islamic State Kidnaps 90 Christians in Syria

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service image-resizerDAMASCUS/LONDON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamic State group, known for beheading Christian believers, has kidnapped at least 90 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria, well-informed sources said Tuesday, February 24.

NEWS ALERT: Syria Militants Behead Catholic Priest And Two Others

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos beheading2n-3-webDAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Catholic priest has been publicly beheaded by suspected Islamic militants in northern Syria after accusations of collaborating with President Bashar Assad's government, BosNewsLife established Tuesday, July 2.

Militants Kill Christians In Syria, Lebanon

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Syria and Lebanon were mourning Saturday, October 20, the growing number of believers killed in anti-Christian violence, including children. Among the latest victims in Syria was missionary and house church leader Sami, his wife and their three children, who were murdered by "a marauding militia earlier this month," said the Christian Aid Mission (CAM) group.