NEWS WATCH: 100,000 Hungarians Rally For Embattled Prime Minister Amid EU Row

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- At least 100,000 Hungarians, many of them arriving from the countryside and neighboring nations, marched for Hungary's center-right government and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán Saturday, January 21, in what the opposition compared to a rally in North Korea.  

Hungary Parliament Votes For Harsh Constitution Change; Christians Concerned

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Listen to this shorter version of BosNewsLife News via Vatican Radio. Click bosnewslifehungary  Demonstrators carry a portrait of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban with a crown to protest against a media law they say will turn the country into 'Orbanistan' with the government leader dominating news broadcasts. By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's parliament is to vote Monday, March 11, on constitutional changes that critics claim will turn the nation into a dictatorship and threatens religious freedom. The lengthy amendment of an already controversial constitution is expected to be adopted, despite protests in Hungary and abroad

NEW EUROPE: Refugees Overwhelm Hungary; Country Wants Anti-Migrant Fence

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Ásotthalom refugeesfilenowÁSOTTHALOM, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- More than 60,000 refugees arrived in Hungary this year, mostly through the unprotected border with Serbia. Overwhelmed by the mass influx of migrants, Hungarian authorities said they want to install a four-meter fence along this stretch of border to keep the migrants out. A recent poll indicates most Hungarians support the fence.

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...

NEWS WATCH: Eastern EU States Under Western Pressure Amid Social Unrest

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Romania and Hungary are among several former Communist nations of the European Union facing social and political turmoil, as the EU and other Western institutions demand far reaching political and austerity measures in exchange for multi-billion dollar financial assistance. The resulting tensions have revived a debate over how much sovereignty eastern EU members should give up, more than two decades after freeing themselves from the Soviet Union's sphere of influence.

Budapest Reopens Oldest Synagogue

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- After some 60 years, the oldest synagogue in Hungary's capital Budapest will reopen for the public Wednesday, September 8, just in time for the Jewish New Year. The synagogue was forced to close its doors following the Holocaust, when Hungary became a Communist nation. Israel has described the event as proof of a revival of Jewish culture and religion in the country, despite concerns about anti-Semitism here.

Millions To Pray For “Persecuted Church”

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Churches in Britain and Ireland participated Sunday, October 6, in the 'International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church' (IDOP), ahead of a similar global event next week.

‘Alarming Resurgence of Anti-Semitism in Europe’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest, Hungary deputyministerspeakingBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hardly seven decades after millions of Jews were killed, Europe is once again experiencing an "alarming resurgence of anti-Semitism ", international leaders warned Tuesday, October 1.

US, Hungary Pledge Support For Persecuted Christians

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The United States and Hungary have agreed to help persecuted Christians...

Pope Says Syrian Christian Woman Killed For Faith In Christ

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By BosNewsLife News Center refugeespopeVATICAN CITY/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Pope Francis has called a Christian Syrian woman "a martyr" after hearing she was killed by Islamic militants for refusing to deny her faith in Jesus Christ. The leader of the world's one billion Catholics told the faithful in St. Peter's Square that he spoke with the young woman's widow during his visit Saturday, April 16, to the Greek island of Lesbos where he also visited refugees held in an overcrowded detention center.