Nepali Christians say proposed amendments to the country’s new constitution, expected to come into effect this August after seven years of parliamentary discussions, could render all Christian activity illegal. “Christians are deeply concerned that the draft, though it affirms the right to profess and practise one’s own religion, criminalizes evangelism and conversion,” added Voice Of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC), an advocacy group following the situation.
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One of Syria’s most respected church leaders has condemned the destruction of an ancient Catholic monastery by the Islamic State (IS) group and expressed concern that hundreds of kidnapped people, many of them Christians, may have been killed and Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo Antoine Audo spoke hours after news emerged that IS had destroyed the monastery in the Syrian town of Qaryatain dating back to the 5th century after Christ, and is located in central Homs province.
After watching idly as a mob of Hindu extremists dragged Christians from a prayer meeting in West Delhi and beat them, police questioned those who were attacked as if they were guilty of fraudulent conversion, sources said.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court today agreed to review the case of a Christian mother sentenced to death on a blasphemy charge, temporarily suspending her execution. Aasiya Noreen, commonly known as Asia Bibi, is the first woman to be sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan. The three-judge bench of the Supreme Court at the Lahore Registry admitted for hearing her petition challenging the sentence.
Asia Bibi, a Pakistani woman who has been sentenced to death for “blasphemy” for drinking from a Muslim water cup, appears to be bleeding to death in prison. She was found last week vomiting blood, suffering chest pains and having trouble eating.
Capturing and selling women is one of the Islamic State’s recruiting practices to attract foreign fighters to come to Iraq and Syria. They are lured there not only to fight, but to get a virgin slave girl they can sexually abuse at will. There an estimated 25,000 foreign fighters from 100 countries in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere who are committed to killing for the Islamic State.
Time and again Islamic doctrines have repeatedly incited the same patterns of death, destruction, and cultural cleansing against Christians and other non-Muslims. The genocide of Armenian Christians in 1915 is being repeated in the Middle East today
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee appeared on “The Kelly File” last night to discuss the leftist media firestorm over a recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) law signed into law by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
An ex-Muslim who was detained in Ethiopia after refusing to abandon his faith in Jesus Christ and return to Islam was expected to be released Saturday, January 14, following six months behind bars, rights activists involved in the told BosNewsLife.
A Pakistani policeman used an axe to kill a suspect arrested on blasphemy allegations, a day after a mob murdered a Christian man and his pregnant wife for the same alleged crime, BosNewsLife learned Friday, November 7. Pakistan received billions of dollars a year in aid from the United States