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BUDAPEST BRAINWAVE: Hungary’s ‘Viktor The Great’

October 28, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ruský prezident Vladimir Putin maďarský premiér Viktor OrbánBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife Columns)-- We knew Viktor Orbán's government was arrogant. Hungary's autocratic prime minister doesn't like criticism. He is in a war-of-words with virtually all Europe-minded organizations on the planet. But his arrogance has reached a new high, or low.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Christians Mourn Dozens Killed In New Islamic Attacks

October 27, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Nigeria's central-east Taraba state are mourning the death of dozens of believers who were killed by Islamic militants while they were worshiping in a church.

NEWS WATCH: Ukrainians Pray As Elections Begin Amid War

October 26, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with additional reporting by Vatican Radio's Laura Ierbishopaci

KIEV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, which suffered persecution under Communism, has urged voters to act against corruption and political candidates to stay away of populism.

Cuba Detains Wife Baptist Pastor Amid Crackdown

October 25, 2014

By BosNewsLife Americas Service


HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Cuba's communist government briefly detained the wife of a Baptist pastor to pressure the couple to end their involvement in defending persecuted Christians, activists told BosNewsLife Saturday, October 25.

NEWS ALERT: Islamic Militants Kill Dozens Of Christian Villagers In Central African Republic

October 23, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
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BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants have killed at least 30 people in a heavily Christian village in war-torn Central African Republic, United Nations officials said Thursday, October 23.

Concerns Over Kidnapped Polish Priest In Central African Republic

October 21, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

imagespriestBANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have expressed concern over the ongoing kidnappings of clergy in Central African Republic (CAR) after a Polish Catholic missionary was abducted in Baboua, some 550 kilometers (342 miles) north-west of the capital Bangui.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Sentences Church Leaders To Long Prison Terms (Update)

October 20, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife  behnam-irani-249x158

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)- An Iranian Islamic court has sentenced three leaders of the country's largest evangelical house church movement to six years imprisonment each on charges linked to their Christian activities, BosNewsLife learned Monday, October 20.

BREAKING NEWS: Hope Fading For Release 200 Nigeria Schoolgirls

October 19, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

BOKO-HARAM_ENCLAVE_1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hope was fading Sunday, October 19, that more than 200 Christian schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria would be released by the Islamist Boko Haram group, as violence continued despite an announced ceasefire agreement with the government.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Mother’s Death Sentence Sparks Outrage In Europe, Churches

October 17, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

bibinowBRUSSELS/LAHORE (BosNewsLife)-- Two leading Christian legislators in the European Parliament (EP) have urged the European Union and Pope Francis to help free a Christian mother, whose death sentence for "blasphemy" was upheld by a Pakistani court.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Mother Asia Bibi Sentenced To Death By Appeals Court

October 16, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

asiabibiLAHORE PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An appeals court in Pakistan upheld a death sentence against a devoted Christian mother for "blasphemy" against Islam, sparking calls for prayers amid concerns a Supreme Court case may take years, BosNewsLife learned Thursday, October 16.
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