By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Nearly two dozen Christians were briefly detained and prevented from attending a church service in Cuba which was held in support of pastor Pastor Yordi Toranzo who was removed from his post amid government pressure, rights activists confirmed Tuesday, June 28.
By Stefan J. Bos Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Baptist leaders who were detained in eastern Cuba while distributing humanitarian aid from American Christians were free Tuesday, October 27, after two weeks imprisonment Christians said.
By BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos with BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent evangelical official in Cuba says security forces harass him as part...
By BosNewsLife News Center HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of jailed Cuban Pastor Omar Gude Perez faced a difficult weekend after authorities reportedly told her that the family home is to be confiscated. The family will be relocated to a significantly smaller apartment in poor conditions outside the city of Camaguey, said advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), which has closely monitored the case.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and reports from Cuba HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- As Pope Benedict XVI was leaving Cuba, "hundreds of dissidents", including devoted Christians, were released after spending the week in prison or under house arrest to stop them from attending any religious activities surrounding his visit, rights activists confirmed Friday, March 30.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists said Friday, March 9, they have detected an "increase in religious freedom violations" in Cuba ranging from preventing people to attend church services, to the seizure of church land, harassment, beatings and imprisonment of church leaders.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- The son of a devoted Christian pastor in Cuba has been jailed on false charges as part of a government effort to pressure his family to halt church activities, but locals call them a "powerful blessing" to the community, Christians say.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of Christians in Cuba were without a place of worship Thursday, March 14, after security forces closed down the Full Gospel Church as part of a government attempt to "destroy" evangelical congregations on the Communist-run island, rights activists said.