Czechs Mourn Bischop, Symbol of anti-Communist Resistance

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Catholic Christians have been mourning Archbishop Karel Otcenasek, who became a symbol of church resistance against atheist, Communist rule.

Hungary Bans Nazi, Communist Symbols After Anti-Holocaust March

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest marchofliving BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's parliament has approved a modified plan to ban the public display of Nazi and Communist symbols, after thousands of Hungarians commemorated the victims of the Holocaust amid concerns about rising antisemitism in the country.

British Politicians Urge Release Burma Prisoners

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service 20071102_burmaRANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Former leaders of Britain’s three main political parties have urged the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to make the release of Burma’s 2,100 political prisoners, including Christians, his personal priority, BosNewsLife monitored Friday, May 1.

NEWS WATCH: Bulgaria Marches Against Poverty, Corruption

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News story via Vatican Radio RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BulgariademonstrationsSOFIA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Tens of thousands of people have protested across Bulgaria against poverty and corruption. The latest demonstrations came despite the resignation of the government and promises of early elections.

Turkey’s Evangelical Churches Receive Death Threats From Islamic State

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By BosNewsLife News Center Erdogan3ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- At least 20 evangelical churches in Turkey have reportedly received death threats from the Turkish branch of terror group Islamic State. The messages, sent to church members via social media website Facebook, email and mobile phone texts, include "upsetting videos and pictures", Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife.

German Police Storm Church

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BERLIN, GERMANY (BosNewsLife)-- German police have stormed a church service as pressure mounts on Europe’s devoted Christians...

“Thousands” Embracing Christ In Hungary At Graham Festival

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Over 2,700 people have come forward to "make decisions for Christ" at the recent three-day 'Festival of Hope' in Budapest of American evangelist Franklin Graham, his organization confirmed in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Wednesday, July 4

Turkey Christians Urge Prayers For Jailed US Pastor

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By BosNewsLife News Center ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)--Christians in Turkey have urged prayers for an imprisoned American pastor after Turkey's president linked his release to the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused by Ankara of instigating last year’s failed coup attempt, rights activists told BosNewsLife.

NEWS WATCH: Pro-Russia Rebels Shoot Down Ukraine Army Plane; Dozens Killed

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

vatiphotoKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukrainian officials say dozens of people have died after pro-Russian forces shot down a military aircraft in the east, amid heavy fighting and U.S. concerns over Russian tanks entering the country. 

NEWS ALERT: Dutch-Iranian Pastor In Netherlands After One Year Jail

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By BosNewsLife News Center AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A prosecuted Dutch-Iranian pastor arrived in the Netherlands Friday, September 16, after spending one year in an Iranian jail on charges of spreading Christianity, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said.