Iraq Christians Caught In Middle After Provincial Poll

By Stefan J. Bos, BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent with reporting from Iraq iraqiMOSUL, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki made a strong showing in Saturday's provincial elections, but it was unclear whether life would improve for the country's embattled Christian minority.

China Police Raid Evangelical Church

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical house church in China’s coastal province of Hubei...

BREAKING NEWS: Priest Shot Dead In Zanzibar; Pastor Beheaded On Mainland

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 300px-fort-zanzibarZANZIBAR, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Catholic priest was shot dead Sunday, February 17, on his way to church in Tanzania's semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar, just days after a pastor was beheaded by suspected Muslim extremists on the mainland, officials and Christians said.

‘Thousands’ Of Vietnamese Become Christians At Massive Evangelistic Rally

By BosNewsLife Asia Service HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Some 2,000 people have indicated a first-time decision to follow Christ at a massive evangelistic meeting in Vietnam's largest city that authorities almost prevented from happening, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, January 5.

Dozens Of Christian Villagers Killed In Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife) -- Dozens of villagers have been killed in the latest attack on Christian communities in northwestern Nigeria by...

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt’s Mubarak Resigns, Future Christians Uncertain

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Amid the largest protests in his three decades rule, Egypt's embattled President Hosni Mubarak resigned Friday, February 11, but the future of the country's Christian minority remained uncertain amid concerns of growing influence of Islamic hardliners in this mainly Muslim nation. (MORE)

Attack At Christian School In Uganda Sparks Fear Among Children 

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
KAMPALA, UGANDA (BosNewsLife)-- Children at a Christian elementary school in eastern Uganda are still afraid to return to their classes after a Muslim militant posing as a Christian teacher attacked and injured the school director last month, BosNewsLife learned.

NEWS ALERT: Iran Pastor, Christians Facing Long Prison Term and Lashes

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Christians have urged prayers for Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who was acquitted of apostasy in 2012 after being sentenced to death by hanging, and three other believers after they were forced to stand trial on charges of “action against national security", activists told BosNewsLife.

Pakistan Christian Sewage Workers Die In Controversial Accident

By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Three Christian sewage workers have died in a toxic accident in Pakistan's Punjab province because employers refused to equip them with life saving appliances, Christian relatives said Thursday, April 22.

Christians Jailed As North Korea Observes Leader’s Birthday

By BosNewsLife Asia News Service PYONGYANG/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea observed the 68th birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's 68th birthday but hundreds of thousands of people, including Christians, had no reason to celebrate as they remained behind bars in prison camps across the country, and many North Koreans reportedly faced starvation.