Roma ‘Fresco Village’ Turns Hungary Hardship Into Hope (Special Feature)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Bódvalenke, Hungary FrescoBODVALENKE, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A malnourished villager in northeastern Hungary, who claims to be 20-years-old, smiles while holding her premature baby in her arms. She likes a recently completed fresco showing Gypsy life and references to Jesus Christ. Nearby children are finishing the 33rd mural in Bódvalenke, the world's only Fresco Village painted by Gypsy artists, also known as Roma.

BREAKING NEWS: Netherlands Leading Evangelical Journalist Eric Leijenaar Dies

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By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife's larger-than-life Senior Special Correspondent and editor-in-chief of the Netherlands main evangelical news sources has died, leaving behind many mourners and a legacy of revealing Christian stories that impacted millions around the world. The Netherlands-based Leijenaar, 59, passed away late Tuesday, October 23, after suffering a heart attack, his family said.

Hungary Pledges To Accept Limited Number Of Persecuted Christians

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's anti-migration government says it wants to shelter a limited number of Christians facing persecution after mounting criticism that this heavily Catholic and Protestant nation is closing its borders to most refugees.

BREAKING NEWS: Hungary’s Top Court Overturns Controversial Church Law

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Listen to this BosNewsLife report via Vatican Radio BosNewsLifeRadio By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest churchesnowBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's top court on Tuesday, February 26, overturned controversial religious legislation that dramatically reduced the number of recognized churches, but the government threatened to challenge the ruling with constitutional amendments.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Threatened By New Chemical Disaster, Experts Warn (BosNewsLife Investigation)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Almasfuzito, Hungary
ALMASFUZITO, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Environmentalists have warned of a new industrial accident in Hungary that they say could once again threaten villages, towns and even Budapest with toxic red sludge. Just outside the Hungarian capital, a reservoir is being watched which has potentially similar problems as the one that collapsed in western Hungary in early October, killing at least ten people and injuring over 120 others. A BosNewsLife investigation.

NEWS ALERT: Hungary To Change Media Law; Christian News Agency Not Yet Celebrating

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The founder of Central and Eastern Europe's first online Christian news agency has welcomed the Hungarian government's pledge to ammend a controversial media law that critics saw as a threat to press freedom, but he cautioned it was to early to celebrate.

European Churches Adopt New Constitution At Turbulent Assembly In Hungary

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: Listen... RealAudioMP3  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest, Hungary conferencenowyesBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The Conference of European Churches (CEC) began operating Tuesday, July 9, under a new but controversial Constitution that includes moving its original offices from Geneva to Brussels to improve ties with the European Union and between denominations.

“Nobel Prize Winner Wiesel Lied About Holocaust Past”, Survivor Claims (Special Feature)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Nazi concentration camp survivor claims Nobel Peace Prize winning author and human rights activist Elie Wiesel "lies" about his Holocaust past. After decades of research, Nikolaus (Miklós) Grüner has a first-ever opportunity to make his case, in front of a Budapest court.

NEWS WATCH: Smaller New Government To Tackle Hungary’s Economic Crisis

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By Stefan J. Bos. Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest OrbanBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The incoming prime minister of Hungary, Viktor Orban, has introduced ministers of what observers say will be the smallest Cabinet since the country's communist regime collapsed in 1989. The incoming center right government will have to lift the European Union member from a deep recession.

NEWS WATCH: War Crimes Suspect Karadzic Demands ‘Reward’ at Trial

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Listen: RealAudioMP3 By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos THE HAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Former Bosnian-Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied responsibility for genocide and other war crimes, saying instead he should be rewarded for trying to avoid more bloodshed.