Tag: religion

Hungarian traditions of Saint Martin’s day

In Hungary, there are many traditions connected to the 11th of November, the day of Saint Martin of Tours. Read about our customs.

Orbán’s cabinet: EPP shifting towards Christian democracy

"Mandfred #Weber will have a sweeping #majority" as the #EPP top #candidate

The last of a dying breed: Hungarian Calvinists in Romania – PART II

“I have just learnt what it means to be a minority in Romania” #hungary #hungarian #romania #religion

The story of the sacred Chinese statue found in Budapest

After three years, the statue's whereabouts is still a mystery! #China #art #statue #mystery #history

The lasts of a dying breed: Hungarian Calvinists in Romania – PART I

"At most funerals there are only two Hungarians: the deceased and I" - says a local pastor #Hungary #hungarian #romania #religion #reformedchurch

Jobbik about the CEU-affair

Published on the Facebook account of Márton Gyöngyösi, the leader of Jobbik’s parliamentary group:  After everybody has expressed their opinions on the political implications of the Central European University’s current situation, let me discuss it from a different point of view. This is the point of view of a parent who raises an 11-year-old boy and, just like so many others in this country, strives to help his child become a successful, happy and satisfied adult. Besides that, I also want him to be honest, a good patriot and a true Christian who is a pride of his family and ... Read more

All saints’ day: Hungarian traditions you probably did not know

Hungary has some special traditions for All Saints' Day. Learn more about them in the article! ;) #allsaintsday #christianity

Hungary sends message of condolence after Pittsburgh shooting

Rest in peace! - #pittsburghshooting "Hungary stands by the United States in these difficult hours following the tragedy"

Germany counting on Hungary in reform of Christian democracy, says Hungarian government

"Europe is embroiled in intense debates on the reform of Christian democracy as well as the role of Christianity in society"

Hungary recognised in US for helping persecuted Christians

They highlighted "efforts by a #nation to #protect #persecuted #Christians and their #freedom"

Budapest Uncovered: Medieval Monasteries

After Hungary took up Christianity as the state religion in AD 1000, it became mandatory for every ten villages to build a church. In subsequent centuries a number of monastic orders chose to plant their feet in the recently Christianized kingdom, erecting huge monasteries all over the country. Hundreds of years later, it’s mostly only ruins what you’ll find in their place – big ruins, nonetheless. In this issue’s Budapest Uncovered we’ll show you around the still visible remains of three of Medieval Buda’s monasteries, Funzine reports. Dominican Convent (Margaret Island) For hundreds of years, a visit to Margaret Island was ... Read more

Hundreds of Szeklers singing in the Vatican – VIDEO

The Szekler choir had an audience with Pope Francis, too #Hungary #Hungarian #Szekler #Vatican #religion

Pope meets young Christians studying in Hungary who were persecuted in homeland

The #pope held the #Hungarian #flag and posed for a #photograph with them in front of St. Peter's #Basilica

Orbán meets leaders of Syria’s largest protestant congregations

#Orbán offered the #Hungarian government's financial #support to persecuted #Christians in order to help them return #home

Deputy PM: Migration, possible pope visit to Hungary in Vatican talks

"The #Eucharistic #Congress would be a good time for a #papal #visit to #Hungary "

Head of PM’s Office in Munich: Bavarian CSU is still Hungary’s friend

"Naturally, we want our #Bavarian Christian-Democrat #friends to do as well as possible in the #election"

Orbán: It is Europe, not Hungary, that is locked in culture war

"In our own #land we wish to #live according to the #rules and #values of our own #culture"

Orbán’s cabinet: We won’t change migration policy

"We believe #everyone has the #right to decide whom they wish to #live together with"

Public administration courts to open on Jan 1, 2020

A new law banning homeless people from public areas will take effect on Oct. 15

Hungarian foreign minister meets Jewish leaders in US

#Hungarian FM Szijjártó voiced concern about recent developments "indicating a rise of anti-Semitism in certain parts of #western #Europe" #hungary #jewish #religion #un