NEWS ALERT: U.S. Churches Must Prepare For Swine Flu Outbreak, Group Says

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife swine-flu11WASHINGTON D.C. USA (BosNewsLife)-- The influential Christian Emergency Network (CEN), told churches Saturday, October 24, they might have to offer alternative Sunday worship services, just hours after U.S. President Barack Obama declared the spreading H1N1 swine flu virus "a national emergency."

NEWS ALERT: Billy Graham Chaplains “Spread Hope” In Tornado Stricken Oklahoma

By BosNewsLife Americas Service Tornado devastates Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Crisis-trained chaplains linked to famed evangelist Billy Graham have arrived "to help spread home" in the U.S. midwestern state of Oklahoma where a rare and powerful tornado claimed at least 24 lives, injured 230 and left dozens missing, officials said.

U.S. Denies Entry To “Thousands” Of “Persecuted” Iraqi Christians (UPDATE)

(ADDS MORE BACKGROUND, CHANGING LEAD) By BosNewsLife Correspondents Joseph DeCaro and Stefan J. Bos BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- The immigration status of thousands of Christians fleeing bloodshed and persecution in Iraq remained uncertain Monday, November 28, due to new security measures in the United States following fresh terrorism concerns, aid workers said.

Cuba Evangelical Pastor Sentenced To Six Years Imprisonment

By BosNewsLife News Center pastorHAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- There was international concern Tuesday, July 14, over the detention of a Cuban Evangelical pastor, after news emerged he has been sentenced to six years in prison on charges that include "counter-revolutionary conduct and attitudes" as part of what rights investigators called “mounting state hostility towards religious groups."

BREAKING NEWS: Mexico Releases Evangelical “Massacre Suspects” After 12 Years Imprisonment

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Mexico 23actealxlarge11MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Twenty men, most of them evangelical Christians, were free Friday, August 14, after spending more than a decade in prison as Mexico's Supreme Court overturned their sentences in a massacre in southern Chiapas state.

Hungary’s Orbán Protecting US Porn King Ahead Of Elections

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The government of Hungary's family-values-preaching Prime Minister Viktor Orbán allows a leading American porn producer to operate in the country openly, allegedly in exchange for millions of dollars and other favors ahead of upcoming elections.

NEWS ALERT: Venezuela Catholics Urge Religious Freedom In Post-Chavez Era

By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos hugo_chavez_cuba_AP235827799625_620x350CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BosNewsLife)-- An influential Catholic relief group says it hopes Venezuela's government will respect religious rights again in the South American nation following the death of President Hugo Chavez, whose Socialist revolution allegedly threatened the Catholic Church.

U.S. President Obama Urged To Tackle Religious Persecution

By BosNewsLife News Center P020510PS-0231WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- United States President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton described international religious freedom as "important" at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, but a group investigating persecution of Christians said the administration should turn its words into deeds.

Millions Pray For Persecuted Church

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife 3881BUDAPEST/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Christians from Vancouver to Vladivostok were praying Sunday, November 8, for persecuted Christians, amid reports of increased repression in several countries around the world.

NEWS WATCH: Obama Anounces Tax Cuts And Mortage Bailout Plan

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from the United States l1000113-heroWASHINGTON DC, USA (BosNewsLife) -- United States President Barack Obama ordered the U.S. Treasury Saturday, February 21, to implement tax cuts for 95 percent of Americans, a day after unveiling a multi-billion plan to prevent foreclosures for millions of home owners.