The Presentation of Evidence has come to a Close

2014. február 24., tags: szabadság square, horthy miklós, legal, loránt hegedűs

The second trial of the presbytery court regarding the unveiling of a statue of Miklós Horthy at Szabadság Square was held on 20 February. The Church's legal advisor and the legal representation of Loránt Hegedűs Jr. have both given their closing arguments and the court has scheduled the verdict to be announced on the 7th of March.

Church Prosecutor Makes Request to Defrock Rev. Hegedűs Jr.

2014. február 02., tags: loránt hegedűs, legal, horthy miklós, szabadság square

On 30 January, the first hearing of the presbytery court regarding the actions of Rev. Loránt Hegedűs Jr. in November 2013 was held, and the next trial date was set for 20 February. The case at hand was a result of the unveiling of a Miklós Horthy (Hungary’s governor during the 2nd World War) statue in front of the Szabadság Square Reformed Church congregation in Budapest, where Hegedűs serves as pastor. In addition, Márton Gyöngyösi, MP of the extreme-nationalist party Jobbik, gave a speech during the course of the Sunday morning worship service.

Statement of Bishop Szabó Concerning Horthy Statue Unveiling

2013. november 07., tags: statement, szabó istván, horthy miklós, szabadság square

Statement of Bishop István Szabó (Danubian District of the Reformed Church in Hungary) in relation to the unveiling of the statue of Governor Miklós Horthy at the Budapest-Szabadság square Reformed Congregation.

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