Germany Jails Christian Parents Over Sex Education Row

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By BosNewsLife News Center BERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian father spent another day in a German prison Saturday, March 26, after refusing to pay a fine for not allowing his children to attend government-run "sexual education" classes, his lawyers said.

NEWS WATCH: Germany Stampede Kills 19 At ‘Love Parade’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DUISBURG/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Officials in western Germany say at least 19 people have been killed and 80 injured in a stampede at the famed Love Parade techno music festival in the German city of Duisburg. The annual event is meant to celebrate music, love and peace.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Marks Anniversary of Beginning of Collapse of Iron Curtain (Feature)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Sopronpuszta, Hungary ap_hungary_iron_curtain_210_27jun891SORPONPUSZTA, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary is marking the 20th anniversary of itsdecision to allow tens of thousands East Germans to cross the Hungarian border and flee to the West. It was a risky decision that contributed to the collapse of the Iron Curtain and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former refugees from then-communist East Germany and aid workers still recall the often traumatic experiences that preceded the mass exodus to freedom.

Churches Mourn Victims German Plane Crash

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By BosNewsLife News Center LubitzBERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Churches have offered support for family members and relatives of the 150 people who died when a Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed March 24 in the foothills near Digne-les-Bains, in the Alpes de Haute Provence in southeastern France.

Canada Priest Fired, Losing Home, After Reporting Sex Abuse (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

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(WARNING:The report contains a short described explicit scene. Reader discretion advised) By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife victoriamatthewsEDMONTON, CANADA (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Anglican priest says he will lose his house after being fired by bishops and other authorities for revealing sexual abuse within Canada's Anglican Church and the prison system.

Germany in Shock as Carnaval Car Attack Wounds 52

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BosNewsLife WORLD WATCH Listen to this BosNewsLife News story via Vatican Radio: By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BUDAPEST/BERLIN (BosNewsLife)-- At least...

NEWS WATCH: EU Rejects Multi-Billion Dollar Rescue Package for Eastern Europe

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest ap-angela-merkel-germany-190eng1mar09_11BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- European Union leaders have ruled out a multi-billion dollar rescue plan for Eastern Europe in the face of the global economic crisis, despite warnings from Hungary that the rejection could lead to an economic "iron curtain" across the continent.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Mourns Late Prime Minister Gyula Horn

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos download BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarians on Friday, June 21, were mourning former Hungarian Socialist Prime Minister Gyula Horn, known for his role in the collapse of Communism in Europe and the reunification of Germany, who died in hospital at age 80 following a long illness. 

NEWS WATCH: Thousands Flee Deadly Central Europe Flooding (Update)

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Listen to this morning BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio RealAudioMP3  And the updated evening BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio click here: floodingexteavati By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife central-europe-floods-evacuate.siPRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people have been evacuated in Central and Eastern Europe where flooding and heavy rainfall has left at least a dozen people dead or missing. Rescue workers and soldiers desperately tried to protect millions of people in especially Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, but the raging water still managed to inundate areas across the region.

NEWS WATCH: Germany To Prosecute 30 Auschwitz Guards

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio:RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife campBERLIN/WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Prosecutors in Germany have called for dozens of former Nazi guards to be tried for facilitating mass murder at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland during World War Two.