Hungary drafts new constitution to protect family and life

BUDAPEST, December 3, 2010 ( – The recently elected government of Hungary has put forward a draft document for a new constitution that would guarantee the right to life from conception, and protect the natural family, the holy crown and the place of Christianity in Hungary’s 1000-year history. The new constitution would include clauses defining [...]

Holy Father Receives Prime Minister of Hungary

VATICAN CITY, 6 DEC 2010 (VIS) - Today at noon, the Press Office of the Holy See made public the following communique: "On the morning of Monday, 6 December, the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in audience His Excellency Mr. Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of the Republic of Hungary, who successively met with the Secretary [...]

Hungary: Mediator between East and West

VATICAN CITY, 2 DEC 2010 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican, Benedict XVI received the Letters of Credence of Gabor Gyorivanyi, the new Hungarian ambassador to the Holy See. Speaking to the diplomat in German, the Pope observed that, following the resumption of diplomatic relations between the Holy See and the Republic of Hungary [...]

Elizabeth of Hungary: Intense Love for God and Neighbour

VATICAN CITY, 20 OCT 2010 (VIS) – In the general audience, held this morning in St. Peter’s Square, the Pope dedicated his attention to St. Elizabeth of Hungary who, he remarked, “is also known as Elizabeth of Thuringia”. The Holy Father explained how St. Elizabeth was born in the year 1207. She lived the first [...]

President of Hungary Received in Audience by the Pope

VATICAN CITY, 10 SEP 2010 (VIS) - The Holy See Press Office released the following communique at midday today: "This morning the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in audience Pal Schmitt, president of the Republic of Hungary. The president subsequently went on to meet with Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone S.D.B. who was accompanied [...]