By BosNewsLife Americas Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and reports from Cuba HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- As Pope Benedict XVI was leaving Cuba, "hundreds of dissidents", including devoted Christians, were released after spending the week in prison or under house arrest to stop them from attending any religious activities surrounding his visit, rights activists confirmed Friday, March 30.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A Pentecostal pastor in Cuba was recovering of brain damage Tuesday, March 13, after he was assaulted while trying to challenge the confiscation of a church truck by Communist authorities, Christians said.
By BosNewsLife News Center HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A Pastor’s wife who miscarried after a neighbour attacked her was due to facing a Cuban court Monday, August 17, on charges of “disturbing the public order” on that day, an international advocacy group said.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Nearly two dozen Christians were briefly detained and prevented from attending a church service in Cuba which was held in support of pastor Pastor Yordi Toranzo who was removed from his post amid government pressure, rights activists confirmed Tuesday, June 28.
By BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Rodney Drinnen reporting from the United States and Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent at BosNewsLife News Center WASHINGTON D.C., USA (BosNewsLife) -- The future of hundreds of detainees in the United States prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, remained unclear Wednesday, January 28, despite President Barack Obama's promise to close the controversial facility for terrorism suspects.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- The son of a devoted Christian pastor in Cuba has been jailed on false charges as part of a government effort to pressure his family to halt church activities, but locals call them a "powerful blessing" to the community, Christians say.