Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WASHINGTON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Billy Graham, the famed evangelist who became known as “America’s Pastor” and was a personal counselor to American presidents, has died at the age of 99, his family spokesman confirmed.
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.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BUDAPEST/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- U.S.-based Bible translation group Wycliffe Associates says it is concerned about the security of Bible translators in Islamic nations where at least one of its contacts has been jailed for his Christian work.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Surviving members of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas held their first Sunday service since a gunman killed 25 of their fellow parishioners' and an unborn child last week in what was the U.S. state's worst shooting on record.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BEIJING/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have urged China not to forcibly repatriate ten North Korean defectors, including a four-year-old child, who were detained by police in Shenyang city.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, USA (BosNewsLife)-- A gunman in full combat gear killed and wounded dozens of people during a Sunday service at a small Baptist church in the southern U.S. State of Texas, before he was shot and killed by police, witnesses and officials said.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife PYONGYANG/TORONTO (BosNewsLife)-- A Canadian pastor freed from a North Korean prison camp says he has forgiven those who wrongfully caused his prosecution by posting comments on the internet. Hyeon Soo Lim made the remarks in an interview with 100 Huntley Street, Canada's longest running daily television show after he was unexpectedly released last month following two and a half years of hard labor.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service TALLAHASSEE/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- Crisis-trained chaplains associated with veteran evangelists Billy Graham and his son Franklin are rushing to the southeastern United States following the massive destruction left by Hurricane Irma, one of the largest recorded storms in U.S. history.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Moscow is considering its response to what some Russian politicians have called a "diplomatic war" with the United States. The developments came after the U.S. ordered Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and two trade missions in retaliation to what Washington called "unwarranted" Russian action.