Hungary Pledges To Accept Limited Number Of Persecuted Christians









By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's anti-migration government says it wants to shelter a limited number of Christians facing persecution after mounting criticism that this heavily Catholic and Protestant nation is closing its borders to most refugees.

Global Rescue Of North Korea Refugees Amid Nuclear Celebrations

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reports from the region

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- A leading coalition of advocacy and aid groups were preparing Sunday, September 9, to rescue more North Korean refugees while North Korea's regime celebrated its most powerful nuclear test yet.

BREAKING: Hungary To Become Hub For Persecuted Christians


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's government wants Hungary wants to become "a hub and supporter" of groups who fight against persecution of Christians. "More Christians are being persecuted today throughout the world than during the reign of
the Roman Emperor Nero," said Bence Rétvári, state secretary of the Ministry of Human Capacities. He spoke at an international conference in Budapest where leading advocacy groups gathered to discuss the worldwide persecution of Christians.

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.

Pakistan Christian Refugees Persecuted In Thailand (COLUMN)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

CHRISTIANSINTHAILANDBANGKOK, THAILAND (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Outrage is building over the treatment of Pakistani Christian refugees in Bangkok. Nearly two months after my my initial BosNewsLife column on this forgotten tragedy, the BBC network has aired a documentary about their plight.

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.