Slovakia Priest Srholec, ‘Symbol’ Of Suffering Church, Dies At 86


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BRATISLAVA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Slovak Roman Catholic priest Anton Srholec, who was jailed for his faith and became "a symbol" of suffering of the country's persecuted church under communism, has died, officials confirmed. He was 86.

NEWS WATCH: Palestinian Ambassador Dies In Prague Explosion

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ambassadorPRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)-- The Palestinian Foreign Ministry says it will send a delegation to Prague to help investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of the Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic, who died Wednesday, January 1, in an explosion.

NEWS WATCH: Czech President Facing Treason Charges Over Amnesty

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czechpresidentnowBUDAPEST/PRAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- There is a political crisis  in the Czech Republic where conservative President Vaclav Klaus facing high treason charges over his controversial decision to release thousands of prison inmates and others.

NEWS WATCH: Czechs, Slovaks Mark 20 Years of Bloodless Divorce

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CZECHOSLOVAKIAPRAGUE/BRATISLAVA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Czechs and Slovaks have begun observing the 20th anniversary of the break up of Czechoslovakia into two independent states, amid concerns over economic differences.