We have to make a distinction between the help provided by Hungary and the other Western countries, the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch, Bechara Boutros al-Rahi told Hungarian daily Magyar Hirlap.
Often even Christian churches are reluctant to bring up the issue of Christian persecution and acknowledge problems by their name, the deputy state secretary for aiding persecuted Christians said in an interview from Ottawa late on Thursday. Continue reading ““Christian churches often reluctant to bring up issue of persecution””
“Hungary is practicing a strategy that helps Middle Eastern Christian communities who have been displaced from their homes to return to the land of their birth, and enables those who have remained at home to lead a life that is fit for human beings”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto declared in Brussels on Monday at the third international conference on the victims of ethnic and religious conflicts in the Middle East. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Hungary is helping displaced Christians to return home”
Hungarian government aid has been used to rebuild the Christian town of Tesqopa in northern Iraq which has been seriously damaged, public news channel M1 reported on Friday. Continue reading “Hungarian govt aid allows rebuilding of Christian town in Iraq”
Hungary will build another school in Iraq, the human resources minister said at a ceremony in Budapest on Friday. Continue reading “Hungary builds another school in Iraq”
Hungary plans to contribute 5 million euros towards building a hospital in Syria and construction will go ahead once the security situation allows, Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said at a donor conference in Brussels on Wednesday. Continue reading “Hungary is financing the construction of a hospital in Syria”
Viktor Orban, Hungary’s prime minister, and Jean-Clement Jeanbart, Greek Catholic Archbishop of Aleppo, held talks on Hungary providing further assistance to persecuted Christians in the Middle East, in Budapest on Wednesday, the prime minister’s press chief said. Continue reading ““Islamic fundamentalists do not believe in democracy””