By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- A pastor who was jailed for leading independent churches in Cuba has arrived with his wife and children in the United States "as refugees", the church leader and activists said Friday, February 1.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of a major network of independent churches was awaiting an answer from Cuba's leadership Wednesday, October 31, after urging the government to let him leave the Communist island with his family after years of imprisonment and reported harassment.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian advocacy group urged Cuba on Wednesday to release prominent rights activist Jose Daniel Ferrer, a devoted Catholic, who went missing this week in the Communist island nation.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MIAMI/HAVANA (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Christian rights activist and independent journalist from Cuba is spending her first weekend in freedom after arriving in the United States to escape reported persecution at home, her supporters confirmed.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife SANTA LUCIA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Some 10,000 people attended Cuba's first evangelistic outdoor rally in decades with many accepting Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior at the event, where a huge storm miraculously passed, an evangelical aid and mission group said Thursday, June 28.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Over two months after a Cuban pastor was beaten and left unconscious in eastern Cuba, officials have still no suspects in the case, Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife Wednesday, April 10.
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 with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christian dissidents in Cuba were under house arrest or detained elsewhere Sunday, ahead of a visit by Pope Benedict XVI to the Communist-run island, Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Cuba has detained a leading Christian dissident over the weekend along with her husband and teenage son, who were also mistreated, to prevent them from attending Sunday morning church services, rights activists said Tuesday.