International partners from the PC USA recently visited the RCH to deepen ecumenical ties between the American and Hungarian churches while tracing the path of refugees through Hungary, Greece and Germany.
Refugees fleeing conflict zones are now able to gain safe passage to cooperative European member states through resettlement efforts. The NGO offshoot of the Refugee Ministry of the RCH is at the forefront of this work in Hungary.
Dóra Kanizsai-Nagy, head of the RCH Refugee Ministry, recently represented the RCH at the World Council of Churches/United Nations high level conference on the refugee crisis in europe, which took place at the Ecumenical Centre Geneva on 18-19 January.
Prior to its Synod Meeting, the Praeses of EKiR, invited the leaders of the partner churches to a consultation on the refugee situation. The next meeting will be held in Budapest. A press release has also been issued.
An interview with the Presiding Bishop István Szabó about major public church duties in 2016, the relaunch of the Church Revision Committee, the relationship between our Church and the state as well as the persecution of Christians.
“We gave our hearts to Jesus; we changed our country for a religion which is about love, forgiveness, and peace. It was worth it to convert.” A refugee family from Iran shares the story of their conversion to Christianity and how they spend the Christmas season.