“The Eucharist is the source for the life and mission of Christians,” Cardinal Peter Erdo, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, said addressing the opening mass of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest on Sunday. The cardinal prayed to God that participants, “especially during the week of the congress”, would feel “Christ is with us at the Eucharist, and he will not abandon the Church, peoples or … Continue reading Eucharistic congress opens
Christianity and Christmas “are under attack worldwide” but the Hungarian government is committed to protecting Christian culture, the state secretary responsible for aid to persecuted Christians said on Monday. Continue reading “Azbej: Govt committed to protecting Christian culture”
Europe can only be saved if it “returns to the source of its real values: its Christian identity”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Tuesday at the opening of an international conference on persecuted Christians. Continue reading “Orban: Europe can only be saved by returning to Christianity”
Andras Veres, head of the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (MKPK), has expressed his solidarity and support for the Polish Catholic Bishops’ Conference after Archbishop of Krakow Marek Jedraszewski came under fire for a speech criticising “LGBTQ ideologies”.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday met Marc Fromager, the director in France of the Aid to the Church in Need organisation, the prime minister’s press chief said in a statement. Continue reading “Orban: Promoting migration endangers Europe”
Hungary’s policy of protecting Christian communities and insistence on preserving Christian values provides a stable basis for its relations with the United States, the foreign minister said after talks in Washington on Friday. Continue reading “Szijjarto discusses protection of Christians in DC”
Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen inaugurated a bronze statue of St. Pope John Paul II in Piliscsaba, near Budapest, on Saturday.
Hungarian President Janos Ader, Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto expressed condolences over the attacks in Sri Lanka, where 200 people were killed and 450 injured in the Easter Sunday blasts that hit four hotels and three churches. Continue reading “Government expresses condolences over Sri Lanka attacks”
The sorrow we felt when seeing the Cathedral Notre-Dame on fire shows us perfectly how deeply and strongly interconnected are Christianity and the European identity, cardinal Peter Erdo, the Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest told Valasz Online on Good Friday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has sent a message of condolences to French President Emmanuel Macron and Archbishop Eric de Moulins-Beaufort of Reims, president of the French bishops’ conference, over the fire that devastated the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Monday, the PM’s press chief said. Continue reading “Hungary contributes to Notre Dame reconstruction”