Friday, the 12th October from 9 AM to 3 PM, the Polish and the Hungarian National Commission of Recollection organized a conference in the upper chamber room of the Hungarian Parliament to commemorate about the 40th anniversary of the election of John Paul II.
On Tuesday in the Parliament Building Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received the leaders of the largest Syrian Protestant congregations, Joseph Kassab, General Secretary of the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon, and Haroutune George Selimian, President of the Armenian Evangelical Community of Syria. He reassured them of Hungary’s support, Orbán’s press chief said.
Christiane Amanpour, one of the most well-known faces of CNN, uploaded a 4-minute long video to her official Facebook page from her interview with Péter Szijjártó, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She tries to find the answer to what exactly Prime Minister Viktor Orbán means when he says he’s trying to preserve a “Christian Hungary.”
Saint Gerard was not born in Hungary, but fate connected his life to the Central European country. He was born in Venice in an island surrounded by marshes. He was five years old when he got severely sick, so he was moved to the island of San Giogro to be cured by the local monks. The family made a vow that if George– that was his name of birth – was healed by the prayers, the family would dedicate their life to the servitude of God.
Hungary’s government will survey citizens on family policy in a national consultation that will launch in just a couple of weeks, Parliamentary State Secretary Csaba Dömötör said at an annual meeting of the National Association of Large Families (NOE) in Tata, in the north-west of the country, on Saturday.