By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- German Chancellor Angela Merkel has visited the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz amid concerns...
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Israel has condemned a vote by Polish legislators to regulate Holocaust speech. The announcement came after Poland's Senate backed controversial legislation about the mass killings of millions of Jews, and others the Nazi's didn't like, during the Second World War.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- European legislators have visited Pakistan amid concerns that Christian Asia Bibi, a married mother of five, may become the first woman to be executed by the State on controversial charges of 'blasphemy against Islam.'
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife OSWIECIM, POLAND (BosNewsLife)-- Government leaders and survivors are among those marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation by Soviet forces of Nazi-death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in ceremonies overshadowed by new concerns over rising anti-Semitism in Europe, and a row between Poland and Russia. Tuesday's event in Poland was expected to be the last big anniversary in which remaining elderly survivors would be able to come and pay their respects at the former camp, which became a symbol of the Holocaust.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- An ethnic Polish priest who was abducted by armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has been freed, but his release did little to ease tensions as Ukrainian government forces advanced to the rebel-held stronghold of Donetsk.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife STOCKHOLM/WARSAW (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian nurse is taking legal action against the Swedish government after she was fired for refusing to perform abortions. A doctor in Poland, who was dismissed on similar grounds, is considering an appeal.
Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WARSAW, POLAND (BosNewsLife)-- Lech Walesa, head of the Solidarity movement that ended Communism in Poland, has knelt in prayer at a Catholic funeral mass for General Wojciech Jaruzelski, the Communist leader who for decades was his sworn enemy
By BosNewsLife Africa Service BANGUI/WARSAW (BosNewsLife)-- International peacekeepers have reached Polish Christian missionaries who were trapped in weeks of looting and violence in troubled Central African Republic, Polish media reported Friday, February 14.
Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BERLIN/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.
Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio. Click: BNLPoland Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife LUTSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland's president Bronislaw Komorowski was struck with an egg in north western Ukraine while marking the 70th anniversary of a notorious massacre during World War Two. The incident came after politicians of both nations attended a mass aimed at reconciliation, something Pope Francis had encouraged.