Hungarian Church Commemorates 20th Anniversary Of Iron Curtain Collapse

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest age_07_kozma1BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungarian Catholic Priest Imre Kozma seems a humble man. Yet the priest made world news when his Budapest church and the Hungarian Maltese Charity Service he founded accommodated tens of thousands of East German refugees in 1989, when Germany was still a divided nation.

Hungary Detains Former Minister For “War Crimes” In 1956 Revolution

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RealAudioMP3  listen to the BosNewsLife News report for Vatican Radio By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A former Communist-era Interior minister of Hungary was forced to celebrate his 91th birthday in custody Thursday, September 13, after he was detained for his role in the bloody suppression of the country's 1956 Revolution against Soviet domination.

Hungary Signs Holocaust Compensation Deal Amid Controversy

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifehungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's center-right government said Saturday, July 6, it had reached a multimillion dollar deal with a US-based Holocaust restitution organization on compensation for Hungarian survivors living abroad, prompting some angry reactions from former Nazi death camp inmates.

Hungary’s Night of Churches Spreads Light At Festival

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife gotop_BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary has been holding a 'Night of Churches' as part of a Catholic-backed festival aimed at raising public awareness about faith and the arts. Younger and elderly Hungarians assembled suddenly in the heart of Budapest's Castle District near the Catholic Matthias Church on a hill overlooking the Danube river.

Hungary President and First Lady Helping COVID Orphans

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BosNewsLife WORLD WATCH By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Worthy News reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife) – Hungarian President János Áder and Anita...

Syria’s Catholic Leader Urges End To Western Sanctions

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of Syria's Catholic Church has urged the West and the United Nations to immediately end sanctions against his country and to stop supporting rebels, saying this is the only way to find a solution to a war that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives. Ignatius Ephrem Joseph III Younan made the comments in an interview with BosNewsLife in Budapest, Hungary, where he also thanked Pope Francis for his prayers.

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

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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.

Four EU Nations Urge European Action Against Anti-Christian Violence

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary, which holds the European Union presidency, Italy, France and Poland have urged the EU to help prevent more attacks against Christians.

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Christians Worship As Islamic Militants Attack And Kill (Nov.11-17)

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By BosNewsLife News Center BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The November 11-17 newsweek was marked by reports of Islamic militants attacking churches and, in at least one case, beheading a young Christian man "for leaving Islam", though believers continued to gather in worship expressing their faith in Christ and in their future.

NEWS WATCH: East Europe’s Biting Cold Snap Kills 100

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Listen to BosNewsLife's News Report via Vatican Radio BosNewsLifeRadioVati By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos. winter BUDAPEST/KIEV (BosNewsLife)-- Over 100 people have already died this month due to extreme winter weather crippling much of Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Most victims are said to be in Ukraine where officials reported over 60 deaths since early December.