Czechs Welcome Home Late Cardinal Who Fought Communism

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife



PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Czech Republic has welcomed home the human remains of Cardinal Josef Beran, seen as a symbol of defiance of the former Communist government which forced him into exile in the Vatican. The cardinal, who died 49 years ago, always wanted to be buried in his homeland.

Christians Want Investigation Into Murders Of Mexico Priests

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Mexico was under increasing pressure Monday, February 12, to investigate the murders of two Roman Catholic priests after a prosecutor suggested that the clergy's death could be linked to their association with organized crime.

BosNewsLife’s Latest Twitter Feed: ‘Trigger-Happy President’ In Philippines; Priests Murdered in Mexico

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Here is the latest look at BosNewsLife's most compelling Twitter Newsfeeds on Monday, 23:59 CET in Budapest, including news that missionaries in the Philippines have been enabled by the country's "trigger-happy president" to preach the Gospel, though bloodshed continues. News also emerged from Mexico where priests ... Read more...

Persecuted Coptic Church: ‘Trusting God, Surviving, Thriving’ (Column)


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

stmaryCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife Columns)-- As 2015 drew to a close, church leaders were expressing grave concerns about the future of Christianity in the Middle East. But such fears might be exaggerated, claims a writer for a British Christian website.

Ukraine Christians Mourn Killed Church Workers Amid Crackdown


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in eastern Ukraine are mourning the death of four local church workers and a pastor who were killed in separate attacks by pro-Russian separatists as part of a wider crackdown on evangelicals in the war torn region, BosNewsLife learned.

BREAKING NEWS: Abducted Italian Priests, Canadian Nun Freed In Cameroon


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ANSA604346_ArticoloYAOUNDE/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun have been freed, two months after they were kidnapped in northern Cameroon by suspected Islamic militants, the Vatican and Italian officials said Sunday, June 1.

Rebels Attack South Sudan Churches, Priests

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Vatican Radio's Laura Ieraci
South-Sudan-Sudan.JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in South Sudan faced more uncertainty Tuesday, January, 28, after churches were reportedly attacked, priests forced to flee their posts, while a bishop disappeared. Among those attacked were Catholic church premises in the South Sudanese diocese of Malakal, situated in an area of the world's youngest nation, which has been hit by more than a month of fighting between South Sudanese government forces and rebels.