Hungarian Parliament adds eighteen religious orders to list of officially recognized churches; 66 rejected

BY MTI 28/2/2012 Hungarian parliament expanded the number of recognised churches from an initial 14 to 32 on Monday. The related amendment to the law on the legal status of churches, denominations and religious communities was approved by the deputies of the ruling majority, in the absence of opposition MPs. The 18 religious communities added to the original list ...

First Coptic church in Hungary Consecrated

By: MTI 23/8/2011 Shenouda III, the leader of the Coptic Christian community, consecrated the first Coptic church in Hungary on Sunday. The Coptic Pope, as he is called in the Egyptian religious community, consecrated the church in a three-hour ceremony in the presence of five Coptic bishops and hundreds of faithful in Budapest's 18th district amid tight ...