Transylvanian Reformed Church District Denied Restitution of Székely Mikó High School

2018. december 06., tags: székely miko high school, miko, reformed church in romania, székely mikó high school, románia, transylvanian reformed church district, romania, Romania, Transylvanian Reformed Church District

Six years ago, the Reformed high school was renationalized by the Romanian state, after which the Transylvanian Reformed Church District appealed to the Romanian Supreme Court. On 22 November 2018, the Court rejected the appeal to rightfully reclaim the school.

Transylvanian Reformed Church District Denied Restitution of Székely Mikó High School

2018. december 06., tags: székely miko high school, miko, reformed church in romania, székely mikó high school, románia, transylvanian reformed church district, romania, Romania, Transylvanian Reformed Church District

Six years ago, the Reformed high school was renationalized by the Romanian state, after which the Transylvanian Reformed Church District appealed to the Romanian Supreme Court. On 22 November 2018, the Court rejected the appeal to rightfully reclaim the school.

Former Bishop of Transylvanian Church District passes away

2018. november 14., tags: reformed church in romania, Transylvanian Reformed Church District, transylvanian reformed church district

Rev. Géza Pap, former Bishop of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District, suddenly passed away on 13 November 2018.

Former Bishop of Transylvanian Church District passes away

2018. november 14., tags: reformed church in romania, Transylvanian Reformed Church District, transylvanian reformed church district

Rev. Géza Pap, former Bishop of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District, suddenly passed away on 13 November 2018.

In Celebration of Edict of Torda

2018. január 25., tags: general convent, transylvanian reformed church district, királyhágómellék reformed church district, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Transylvanian Reformed Church District, Királyhágómellék Reformed Church District, ecumenism, General Convent

13 January 2018 marked the 450th Anniversary of the Edict of Torda, an unprecedented first step towards religious tolerance and denominational diversity. In celebration of the Anniversary, leaders of the Transylvanian Saxon and Hungarian Evangelical-Lutheran, Reformed and Unitarian churches wrote a proposal to the Parliaments to declare the 13th of January a day to honor religious freedom.

In Celebration of Edict of Torda

2018. január 25., tags: general convent, transylvanian reformed church district, királyhágómellék reformed church district, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Transylvanian Reformed Church District, Királyhágómellék Reformed Church District, ecumenism, General Convent

13 January 2018 marked the 450th Anniversary of the Edict of Torda, an unprecedented first step towards religious tolerance and denominational diversity. In celebration of the Anniversary, leaders of the Transylvanian Saxon and Hungarian Evangelical-Lutheran, Reformed and Unitarian churches wrote a proposal to the Parliaments to declare the 13th of January a day to honor religious freedom.

Refugee crisis: Churches in Romania call for compassion

2015. szeptember 10., tags: transylvanian reformed church district, romania, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Romania, refugee

The Romanian news portal asked the church leaders in Romania regarding the refugee crisis. Besides the Orthodox and Catholic Church, Béla Kató, Bishop of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District was aslo interviewed.

Ecumenical Solidarity on ‘renationalisation’ of Székely Mikó High School

2014. december 10., tags: hungarian reformed church in romania, church/state relations, székely miko high school, transylvanian reformed church district, székely mikó high school, world communion of reformed churches (wcrc), Transylvanian Reformed Church District

Reformed Church in Romania faces 'renationalisation' of the Székely Mikó Refromed High School in Sepsiszentgyörgy/Sfântu Gheorge this caused them to call for solidarity among Reformed Brothers and Sisters, leading to numerous responses.

Ecumenical Solidarity on ‘renationalisation’ of Székely Mikó High School

2014. december 10., tags: hungarian reformed church in romania, church/state relations, székely miko high school, transylvanian reformed church district, székely mikó high school, world communion of reformed churches (wcrc), Transylvanian Reformed Church District

Reformed Church in Romania faces 'renationalisation' of the Székely Mikó Refromed High School in Sepsiszentgyörgy/Sfântu Gheorge this caused them to call for solidarity among Reformed Brothers and Sisters, leading to numerous responses.

Statement of The Transylvanian Reformed Church District’s Extraordinary Assembly on the 29th of November 2014

2014. december 03., tags: transylvanian reformed church district, miko, romania, High Court of Ploiesti, Romania, székely miko high school, hungarian reformed church (hrc), church/state relation, székely mikó high school

The Extraordinary Assembly of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District approved unanimously the following statement regarding the Re-Nationalization of the Székely Mikó Reformed High-School in Sepsiszentgyörgy/Sfântu Gheorghe by the Romanian State on the 29th of November 2014.

Reformed Church in Romania Fears Potential Precedent in Re-nationalization of Church Property

2014. december 01., tags: Romania, High Court of Ploiesti, transylvania, romania, transylvanian reformed church district, székely miko high school, miko, székely mikó high school, chruch/state relations

At an extraordinary Assembly of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District on 29 November, convened in Cluj following a heavily criticized High Court ruling on the re-nationalization of the Székely Mikó High School, the district’s Bishop, Béla Kató, even offered his resignation, which was unanimously rejected by the Assembly members.

Heavy Protests against Re-nationalization of Church Property in Romania

2014. november 27., tags: transylvania, romania, miko, transylvanian reformed church district, székely miko high school, hungarian reformed church (hrc), székely mikó high school, High Court of Ploiesti, Romania, church/state relations

After the High Court of Ploiesti announced its ruling on 26 November 2014 about the legal status of the property of the Székely Mikó High School, and restored the building to the local government of the city, the Transylvanian Reformed Church District, lawful owner of the property, launched a wave of protest.

Over the Border: Interest in Unity

2014. február 06., tags: interview, unity, transylvanian reformed church district, királyhágómellék reformed church district, béla kató, istván csűry, transylvania

Although many people blame communism, and for good reason, we experience godlessness today as well, and our problems stem from this – István Csűry, bishop of the Királyhágómellék Reformed Church District. Among many other things, we spoke with Csűry and Béla Kató, bishop of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District, about why Hungarians need Mohács and how ecumenism comes to fruition in Transylvania.  

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