Hungarians In 'March of Living' After Historic Holocaust Funeral

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest
MARCH OF LIVINGBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Hungarians have participated in the 'March of the Living' to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, shortly after the remains of about 20 executed people, most of them Ashkenazi Jews, were buried in Budapest's Jewish cemetery.

Pope Says Syrian Christian Woman Killed For Faith In Christ

By BosNewsLife News Center
refugeespopeVATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis has called a Christian Syrian woman "a martyr" after hearing she was killed by Islamic militants for refusing to deny her faith in Jesus Christ. The leader of the world's one billion Catholics told the faithful in St. Peter's Square that he spoke with the young woman's widow during his visit Saturday, April 16, to the Greek island of Lesbos where he also visited refugees held in an overcrowded detention center.

NEWS ALERT: Wycliffe Associates Tackling Persecution After Militants Kill Bible Translators

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
bibleversetwoORLANDO/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- U.S.-based group Wycliffe Associates (WA) is rushing to train and shelter indigenous Bible translators from areas controlled by Islamic militants, after at least four of its workers were killed in the Middle East, BosNewsLife established Sunday, April 17.

Hungary's Holocaust Nobel Author Imre Kertész Dies At 86


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

kerteszBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Imre Kertész, the Hungarian-Jewish author who survived Nazi death camp Auschwitz as a teenager and later won the Nobel Prize in Literature for his Holocaust-inspired works, has died. The 86-year-old passed away at 4.am local time following a long illness, said book publishing firm Magvető Kiadó in a statement. Kertész was the first Hungarian national to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2002, though Hungarians had already won Nobel science awards.

Britain Urged To Defend Religious Freedom After Pakistan Easter Bombing


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
cameron1LAHORE/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- The persecution watchdog of Britain's largest body of evangelical Christians has condemned the deadly Easter bombing in Pakistan and urged the British government to act immediately to "enshrine freedom of religion or belief" in its foreign policy.

Dutch Bible Group Continues Tent Campaigns Amid Church Closures, Influx Muslims


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A Dutch group says it will continue "old-fashioned" evangelism campaigns throughout the Netherlands amid massive church closures and an influx of mainly Muslim refugees. The Dutch Biblestudy Center (NBC) told BosNewsLife Tuesday, March 15, it is touring this crowded small nation of 17-million with its circus-like red and blue colored tent.