BREAKING NEWS: North Korea “Ordered” Abduction Christian Missionary


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifekimm

SEOUL/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's ruling regime ordered the abduction of a Christian missionary involved in contacts with the persecuted but thriving underground church in the Communist-run nation, an official and other Christians with close knowledge about the situation told BosNewsLife.

Don’t Forget to Pray for North Korea (COLUMN)


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist
christiansSEOUL, KOREA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- It's easy nowadays to overlook North Korea. Many Christians who are burdened by the plight of the persecuted church now direct much of their prayer to the Middle East, where the flood of horrific news seems ceaseless. By contrast, so encompassing is the veil of secrecy over North Korea that we hear little about the suffering of Christians there.

Pope Francis Korea Visit Highlights Christian Persecution


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

north-korean-christians-during-a-prayer-meetingSEOUL, KOREA (BosNewsLife)-- A five-day visit by Pope Francis to South Korea has highlighted the plight of persecuted Christians in the region, including two detained Americans and a South Korean, who have been held in neighboring North Korea for their Christian activities, activists said.

NEWS ALERT: North Korea Releases Detained Australian Missionary


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

missionaryBEIJING/PYONGYANG (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea has released an elderly Christian missionary who was jailed for promoting Christianity in the isolated Communist-run nation after he allegedly "apologized" for his actions.

Christmas Dinner For Christian Refugee Children From Syria, Iraq


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service
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AMMAN, JORDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Preparations were underway in Jordan's capital Amman for "the first ever Christmas meal for Christian refugee children from Iraq and Syria" who have been "mostly ignored by Islamic charities," organizers said.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary’s Top Nazi War Crimes Suspect Dies At 98 (Breaking)

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By Stefan J.Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife
scatarynowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A 98-year-old Hungarian man who topped the dwindling list of surviving Nazi war crimes suspects has died in the hospital while awaiting trial for allegedly sending nearly 16,000 Jews to the death camps. The announcement about László Csatáry's death was made on Monday, August 12, in Budapest.