Poland Parliamentarians Back Resolution Defending Persecuted Christians

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST/WARSAW (BosNewsLife)-- A parliamentary commission has urged Poland's parliament to support a resolution in defense of persecuted Christians, following the killing of a Polish missionary priest and a Christian minister in Pakistan.

BREAKING NEWS: EU Chair Poland Demands Iran Halts Pastor’s Execution

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
TEHRAN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland has summoned Iran's ambassador to demand a stay of execution for pastor Youcef Nadarkhani who has refused to abandon his Christian faith and return to Islam, officials said Thursday, September 29.

NEWS WATCH: East Europe Officials Say US Backing Away from Missile Defense System

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ap_czech_jan_fischer_210_17sep091WARSAW/PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland and the Czech Republic are reacting to U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to scrap plans for a Europe-based missile defense system. Several officials in the region have warned that the move will improve Washington's relations with Moscow at the expense of other Eastern European allies.

NEWS ALERT: Poland Rescues Christian Refugees

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland has granted asylum to 16 Christian refugees who accompanied Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski on a flight back from Tunisia.The Foreign Ministry said Friday, June 16, that the six adults and 10 children were "political refugees" from Eritrea and Nigeria, whose lives have been upturned by recent turmoil in North Africa.

NEWS WATCH: 19 Miners Rescued From Poland Mine

Listen to this BosNewsLife report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife minersWARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Nineteen miners have been pulled alive from a copper mine in southern Poland after a small earthquake trapped them.

WORLD WATCH: Israel Condemns Poland’s Holocaust Vote

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.

NEWS WATCH: New Polish European Parliament President Faces Difficult Tasks

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ap_europe_poland_buzek_15jul09_eng_2101BUDAPEST/WARSAW (BosNewsLife)-- The new president of the European Parliament, former Polish Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek, has pledged to make the European Union more accessible to average citizens following a record-low voter turnout in recent European elections. As the first East European politician to take up the post, Buzek faces a difficult task as the bloc suffers under a global economic crisis and tensions over necessary reforms.

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

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: France, Eastern Europe Divided Over Climate Plan

Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife GDANSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- French President Nicolas Sarkozy has failed to end disagreements with leaders of nine eastern European nations on a plan to tackle global warming. Sarkozy tried to sell an ambitious EU climate package over the weekend to the prime ministers of Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania and the Czech Republic.

NEWS WATCH: Prayers At Funeral Of Poland’s Last Communist Leader

Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife protestersatfuneralWARSAW, 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

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