By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/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.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Some 1,000 Christian families have fled an area in northern Iraq amid ongoing clashes between Kurdish and Iraqi government forces, local Christians and aid workers say.
By BosNewsLife News Center with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos PARIS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- With more than a hundred people killed in France's worst terror attacks since World War Two, thousands of Christian refugees from Syria and Iraq face an uncertain future, rights activists say. Aid workers have expressed concern about a developing humanitarian crisis after most nations along Europe's refugee corridor abruptly shut their borders this month to those not coming from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary’s parliament has passed a government-initiated decree condemning the persecution of Christian around the world as well as other religious minorities. The vote came after the government began opening an office supporting persecuted Christians following talks with Pope Francis.
By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Budapest-based online news agency BosNewsLife expressed concern Thursday, October 18, about newly formulated “threats” by Hungary's government to block websites accused of 'crimes against the state' and 'illegal content.'
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A statue of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan has been unveiled Wednesday in Hungary's capital Budapest where he was honored for helping to end communism and creating a new world for Central and Eastern Europe. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice attended the ceremony.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The main Hungarian center-right party - the Fidesz Hungarian Civic Alliance - has declared victory in the country's parliamentary elections. Fidesz defeated the ruling Socialists by winning a super majority of seats. Thousands of Hungarians, many of them waving flags, sang their national anthem in downtown Budapest where 46-year Viktor Orban, the likely new prime minster, declared victory.
By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's Dec 9-Dec 23 news coverage was dominated by reports on Christians and Jewish people clinging to their faith amid shootings, a changing political environment, and at least some justice for victims of what was Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.