Hungary Honors Scotland Missionary Who Died In Auschwitz

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary hosts an exhibition honoring a Church of Scotland missionary killed in Auschwitz-Birkenau for protecting Jewish children in Budapest. Jane Haining was the only Scottish woman known to have died in the Nazi-run extermination camp in occupied Poland. The exhibition 'Common Fate' is held for the first time at Budapest's Holocaust Memorial Center, 73 years after her death.

Hungarian Church Group Rushes Aid To Displaced Christians In Iraq

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A controversial Hungarian church group says it has delivered aid to thousands of displaced Christians living in war-torn northern Iraq as part of humanitarian efforts backed by Hungary's government.

Burma Jails Kachin Baptist Pastors

By BosNewsLife Asia Service
YANGON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A Burmese court has sentenced two ethnic Kachin Baptist pastors to prison terms for "supporting rebels and defaming the military" after they guided journalists around a church which was bombed by the Burmese military, trial observers told BosNewsLife.

Western Diplomats Alarmed By Hungary’s Blacklist Of Journalists

By BosNewsLife News Center

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The founder of Central and Eastern Europe's first Christian news agency BosNewsLife says envoys of Sweden, the United States, and others have expressed alarm about the "Hungarian government's blacklist of journalists it considers a threat" including himself. Stefan J. Bos said he and colleagues on the list were meeting top diplomats during a lunch over the weekend at the Swedish ambassadorial residency in Budapest.

Leaked Report: China’s Christians Face Worst Persecution In Decades

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Prominent Chinese lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who was jailed after defending prosecuted Christians and other minorities, says China now faces its “harshest and most brutal political oppression since the end of Mao Zedong’s rule.”

Egypt Urged To Protect Christians After Murder Orthodox Priest

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have urged Egypt's government to increase the security of Christians and other minorities after a 50-year-old Coptic Orthodox priest from Upper Egypt was stabbed to death, and another was wounded, by a suspected Islamic militant.