Polish man who saved girlfriend in Auschwitz dies at 90

By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Jerzy Bielecki, a Polish inmate who led his Jewish girlfriend out of the Auschwitz death camp in 1944 has died at the age of 90, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, October 25.  

NEWS WATCH: US, EU Discuss Data Sharing Agreement Amid Controversy

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The United States and European Union have begun formal negotiations on an agreement to protect personal information they exchange while fighting crime and terrorism.  But the talks in Hungary also underscored that differences remain over how far the information exchange can go.

Growing Intolerance Towards Dutch Christians, Poll Shows

By BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondents Johan Th. Bos and Eric Leijenaar reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- There is growing opposition towards devoted Christians in the Netherlands, according to a poll published by a leading Dutch evangelical newspaper.

Hungary’s Worst Snowstorm In Memory Halts Protests

Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio click: SNOWSTORMREPORT  By Stefan J. Bos, BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest, Hungary Police block the traffic at M1-M7 highway outside of BudapestBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's worst snowstorm in living memory forced the opposition to cancel rallies against a perceived autocratic amendment to the Constitution that critics claim threatens religious freedom and democratic principles.

Christian Group Not Celebrating Human Rights Day

By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- An influential Netherlands-based organization providing aid to persecuted Christians around the world will not celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which falls on Wednesday, December 10.

Ukraine Christians Pray As Clashes Kill 3

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife protestpriest KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christian leaders and missionaries have pleaded for prayers and reconciliation in Ukraine where at least three anti-government demonstrators have been killed in the capital Kyiv during clashes with riot police.

Hungary Observes Liberation Of Jewish Ghetto

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)— Hungary's Jewish community has commemorated the 75th anniversary of the...

US Congressmen Demand Romania Returns Church Properties And Ends “Persecution”

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife protestsBUCHAREST/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Twenty U.S. congressmen have urged Secretary of State John Kerry to pressure Romania's government to end "persecution" and "fully restitute" properties that were "illegally confiscated" from churches and other religious groups under Communism after 1945.

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

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.

Eritrea’s Government Involved In Attacking Rights Activists Abroad, Group Claims

By BosNewsLife News Center ASMARA/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have expressed concerns over the alleged international efforts by Eritrea's government to intimidate opponents of its policies, after an Italian human rights defender was seriously injured when Eritrean government supporters apparently threw rocks and bottles at her during a demonstration in Rome.