In addition to strengthening the alliance between the Kingdom of Hungary and the German Empire, Blessed Gisela’s marriage to St Stephen permanently committed the country to Western-style Christianity and development.
The Balaton Uplands National Park plays an important part in the Veszprém-Balaton project of the European Capital of Culture programmes.
A line-up of expert historians presented the story of how the many different nations living by the River Danube had collaborated with each other over the tides of history and of the ambitions to create a confederation of independent Danubian nations.
‘In the present European political space, the elites are making considerable efforts to transform societies along certain lines that are dubbed “progressive”. However, the data show that members of European societies, on the contrary, believe that society must be developed gradually through reforms. In Hungary, compared to the average, significantly fewer people agree that society must be changed in a radical, revolutionary way.’
A recent study out of the United Kingdom found that with the European energy crisis, one in three church buildings costs more to maintain in a year than what its congregation is able to raise. In the wake of these unfortunate developments, we reached out to Churches here in Hungary to find out how they are dealing with the situation. Here is what we found.
‘I have been asked several times by foreigners whether there is systemic anti-Semitism in Hungary. My answer was clearly no. In fact, as a Hungarian Jew, I feel much safer here than in other parts of the world.’
The story of the individual districts is a brief summary of the past centuries not only from the point of view of their names: if we look at them on the map, we can immediately see that the history of their establishment and development is also the history of the expansion of Budapest.
The participants of the 2022 Christian Media Summit caught a glimpse of the everyday lives of Israelis who face the constant threat of terrorist attacks with resilience and unbroken optimism.
The stoic acceptance of suffering is a virtue highlighted by all Christians, but it is the extreme case of martyrdom where the Coptic Church is arguably distinct from the rest.
The more than two-metre-high equestrian statue in the Bamberg Cathedral has been a real tourist attraction since the 18th century, not least due to the horseman’s mysterious identity.
This article looks at some interesting twists and turns in the early history of the two major political parties that still determine the political landscape of the United States: the Democratic and the Republican Parties.
The abduction by the Soviets of Smallholder Party MP Béla Kovács marked the beginning of the consolidation of a Communist authoritarian regime in Hungary.
Exactly 200 years ago, on 1 January 1823, Sándor Petőfi, perhaps the most famous Hungarian poet, was born. To this day, he is such a dominant figure in Hungarian literature that his name is almost synonymous with the art of poetry.
According to Firestone, ‘only through women rising up—like the proletariat—and seizing control of their bodies (e.g. the means of sexual reproduction) can the oppression of women finally come to an end.’ Transgender activists, too, have used this feminist rhetoric for their own agenda.
After NPR published an essay by author Maia Kobabe in which she spoke up against the removal of her book, containing illustrations of sex acts, from school libraries, FOXNews.com contributor David Marcus called for the defunding of the radio in response.
The CMS is an annual event that brings together 150 top-tier Christian news executives and public opinion leaders worldwide for dialogue on key topics relevant to Israel and the Christian world. It aims to achieve a better understanding and strengthen the friendship and alliance between the State of Israel and Christians around the world.
Ancient Hungarian, protected breeds are raised at Hortobágy, including Racka sheep, Nonius horses and Hungarian Grey Steppe cattle.
The revenue of the Hungarian film industry hit record highs in 2022, while total registered spending exceeded 250 billion forints, a 20 per cent increase compared to 2021.
The losses that the Hungarian Second Army sustained in January-February 1943 represent one of the largest death tolls in Hungarian military history.
Veszprém-Balaton’s year as European Capital of Culture will be dedicated to creativity, with art, music and gastronomy-related events being at the core of the programmes.